The Construction and Maintenance Blog

Regularly Scheduled Shutdowns

In order to perform preventative maintanence on our building systems the Physical Plant has implemented reqularly scheduled shutdowns as follows.  When planning your experiments please keep these in mind.

Electrical and Steam Distribution Systems

Annual Shutdowns

  • Campus wide steam and electrical distribution systems outages take place during the July 4th holiday week beginning on the Saturday before July 4th and ending on the Sunday following July 4th.

Air Supply and Fume Hood Exhaust Systems

Bi-Annual Shutdowns - June, November

  • Wednesday following Graduation  Walker Laboratory
  • Wednesday before Thanksgiving  Walker Laboratory

Quarterly Shutdowns - January, April, July, October

  • 1st Friday  08:30 to 04:30  Cogswell, Polymer (ESH), MRC

Quarterly Shutdowns - February, May, Aug, November 

  • 1st Friday  08:00 to 12:00  CII Scrubber

Monthly Shutdowns 

  • 1st Friday  08:00 to 04:30  JEC

Weekly Shutdowns

  • Friday  08:00 to 12:00  CII
  • Friday  12:00 to 04:30  JEC