Wednesday, December 13, 2017

55 Noyes Lab Activities Blog

13 Dec 2017, Wednesday - DLO


UPDATE; 9:50 a.m.:  Liebert Air Conditioner in 55 Noyes is running normally.  A typical room temperature has been restored.  This is now a stable situation.  Some minor work is being done to finish this project, but Liebert operation will not be interrupted from now on.  Information is from the technician working on the project today.

 

12 Dec 2017, Tuesday - DLO


UPDATE; 10:50 a.m.:  Liebert Air Conditioner in 55 Noyes appears to be running normally.  A typical room temperature has nearly been restored.  Room thermometer has been reading 74 F, and now reads 70.5 F.  The online monitoring system has been reading 76 F and now reads 71 F, which the record shows to be a normal temperature.  I will find out whether this is now a stable situation.

 

11 Dec 2017, Monday - DLO


UPDATE; 5:25 p.m.:  Liebert Air Conditioner in 55 Noyes not running and not powered.  Will check status again Tuesday morning, and hope for normal temperatures in 55 Noyes sometime late Tuesday, Dec. 12.  I don't know what prompted the change.

 

6 Dec 2017, Wednesday - DLO


UPDATE:  Liebert Air Conditioner in 55 Noyes likely to be powered on the afternoon of Monday, Dec. 11.  Expect normal temperatures in 55 Noyes sometime on Tuesday, Dec. 12.  A problem on the roof prompted this change of plans.

 

4 Dec 2017, Monday - DLO


UPDATE:  Liebert Air Conditioner powered back on at about 11 a.m. today.  Room temperature dropped from 79 F to 76 F at 1:30 p.m.  Probably will continue to fall.  Still expected to be powered off again Tuesday probably about 8 a.m.

Initial entry today:  Liebert Air Conditioner outage in 55 Noyes began 24 hours early this morning about 8 a.m. and the temperature is up about 6 degrees F from 73 F to 79 F on our monitoring system.  We are running the exhaust fan continuously.  Coolant was removed from Liebert by about 10 a.m.  Foyer area air cooling still in operation.  Complaint made by DLO.


2 Dec 2017 - DLO

Part 1 of 2


Liebert Air Conditioner outage in 55 Noyes on these inclusive dates (See email from Cruzan sent 13 Nov 2017):

Tuesday, Dec. 5 through Friday, Dec.8

The Liebert outage will likely begin early Tuesday morning (Dec. 5) and conclude mid-morning Friday (Dec. 8).  Lab expected to rise in temperature with some attempt made to achieve cooling by running the exhaust fan.

After the above event, there will be two, 4-hour outages on newly announced dates to change oil in new components and run tests.  These will be announced when they become available.

These events are being deliberately performed in the cooler months of the year.

Part 2 of 2


See email from Cruzan sent 13 Nov 2017 and 28 Nov 2017.

An all-building power outage is scheduled for Noyes on Wed., December 27 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  NMR spectrometers need to be powered off.

At other times during that week, Tuesday through Friday, events may occur in Noyes that might affect the NMR Lab.  Precaution and monitoring should be utilized.

 18 Oct 2017 - DLO

Four power outages in Noyes from 6 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on these dates:

Monday, October 23
Tuesday, October 24
Wednesday, October 25
Thursday, October 26

Not expected to affect operations in 55 Noyes.  Users should be vigilant.

21 Aug 2017 - AS

Chilled water outage in Noyes from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug 22.  Not expected to affect 55 Noyes since it has its own air conditioners.  Other parts of the building could warm up.  Users should be vigilant.

 

1 August 2017 Update - DLO

Power outage in Noyes scheduled for 6 a.m. today is complete.  UI600 and UI300WB are powered up and back to normal.

 

1 August 2017 - DLO

Power outage in Noyes scheduled for 6 a.m. today is complete.  UI600 and UI300WB will be powered up and brought back on line shortly.

 

31 July 2017 - DLO

Power outage in Noyes scheduled for 6 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, August 1.  UI600 and UI300WB will be powered down late in the day.

 

17 July 2017 - DLO

Brief outage of Liebert air conditioner Monday morning to fix drainage problem that discharged water on floor.  Repaired.  See temperature trace for 4-degree F increase for less than 1.5 hr Monday, 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Foyer area in 55 NL not being actively cooled and the air conditioner in the closet will be replaced.

 

7 July 2017 - DLO

Chilled water outage in Noyes scheduled for 5 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 7, did not affect NMR Lab.  

Foyer area in 55 NL not being actively cooled and the air conditioner in the closet will be replaced.

 

5 July 2017 - DLO - 10:20 p.m.

Change from announcement on 3 July.  Chilled water outage in Noyes rescheduled: 5 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 7.  Not expected to affect 55 Noyes since it has its own air conditioners.  Other parts of the building could warm up.  NMR users should be vigilant.

 

3 July 2017 - DLO - 5:15 p.m.

Chilled water outage in Noyes from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5.  Not expected to affect 55 Noyes since it has its own air conditioners.  Other parts of the building could warm up.  Users should be vigilant.
 

11 June 2017 - DLO - 9:40 p.m.

Maintenance performed on roof to condenser.  Liebert AC reset.  More outdoor maintenance on Monday.  Lab temperature dropping and expected back to normal by about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.  No lab interruptions expected Monday.

11 June 2017 - DLO - 8:38 p.m.

Room temperature rose about 6 degrees F to 78 degrees F (25.5 C) in 4 hours starting at 3 p.m.  This was verified in a visit about 7 p.m. and F&S was called at 333-1216 via the U. Police.  F&S appeared quickly but turned it over to Refrigeration, as the Liebert AC unit is in error mode and beeping.  (It says high head pressure).  Refrigeration coming at 9 p.m.  UI600 turned off.  Fans put on UI300WB.  Rienstra group informed by email; 500WB collecting data.  F&S knows this is a critical use lab.

8 June 2017

Power outage successfully completed on schedule.  Electrical contractors consulted, and everything went as planned.  No known consequence to NMR Lab in 55 Noyes.

6 June 2017

On Thursday, June 8, from 6 - 8 a.m., a partial power outage is planned for the 2nd and 3rd floors only of Noyes, and all but the east side of the building.

This is not expected to affect normal operations in the NMR Lab in 55 Noyes.

6 June 2017

Partial power outage on first floor completed, with no known consequences.

5 June 2017

On Tuesday, June 6, 6 a.m. to 8 a.m., a partial power outage is planned for the first floor of Noyes, south side ONLY.  This is not expected to affect the NMR Lab in 55 NL.


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