Archive of Shutdown Notices

Here you will find location, date and times of shutdowns throughout our campus. For any questions please reach out to Michael Koufos | Facilities Manager @

Harvard Fire Safety Services will be silent testing the Fire Alarm Systems from 7am – 3:30pm on:

SPH Building #1  on Monday , March 16th thru Thursday , March 19th

SPH Building #2  on Friday, March 20th & Monday, March 23rd thru Wednesday, March 25th

SPH  FXB Building #4  on Thursday, March 26th  thru Tuesday, March 31st   ( NO WEEKENDS)

SPH Building #3  on Wednesday, April 1st thru  Monday, April 6th    ( NO WEEKENDS)

Building Speaker & Strobes WILL BE Sounding & Flashing Between 5AM > 6:45AM


*The Harvard Fire Safety Service will make announcement  before any activation of the buildings fire alarm audio & visual devices.

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Building #2 Partial Emergency Power Shutdown Notice

Impacting: SPH-2 Fume hoods, General Exhaust, Access Controls, and select labs/systems identified below

Shutdown Date:  Saturday, March 21, 2020

Shutdown Time: 6 AM to 8 AM

Partial emergency power shutdown in SPH2 to facilitate the installation of the new air handler units in Building 2 basement.

  • SPH-2 ALL Floors (B, G, 1, 2, 3 & 4) – Fume Hoods, General Exhaust, Access Control, HCCM ground & basement exhaust and emergency power outlets, Cold Room 210 compressor, GCD Nitrogen Generators servicing Mass Spec Room 108.
  • SPH-1 Basement & Ground Floor Pilot Plant Areas Only Fume Hoods, General Exhaust, Biorepository emergency power.

We are anticipating a shutdown of no longer than 2 hours.

Air handlers in SPH-2

Saturday, March 21st from 6am to 2pm:

What: Air handlers in SPH-2 will be temporarily shut down to facilitate the installation of the new air handler unit.

Where: This shutdown will temporarily impact the heating supply from the Basement Level to Floor 3 (Excluding the HCCM Barrier Mouse Facility) in SPH-2.