Power Shutdown Notice for FXB and Building 2 for Thursday morning

On Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 6:00am there will be a power shutdown in FXB and Building 2 to test emergency power.

This shutdown will impact the following:

  • FXB All Floors (B, G, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) 
  • SPH-2 Floors 1, 2, & HCCM Barrier Mouse Facility 

We are anticipating a shutdown of no longer than 30 minutes to 1 hour. During the shutdown, there will be a 15-second delay when switching to emergency power and then again when switching back to normal power upon completion of the test. All sensitive electronics (laptops/computers, lab equipment) should be powered off. The buildings will be operating on normal power by no later than 7:00 AM.


  • FXB
  • SPH-2 – 1st & 2nd Floor, HCCM Barrier Mouse Facility

Shutdown Date:  Thursday, November 10, 2022

Shutdown Time: 6:00 AM to 7:00 AM

Outage Duration: 30 Minutes – 1 hour

Maintenance operators & electricians will be on-site monitoring all building and electrical systems.

IT will be on-site at 7:30am to help with any computer or network problems.

Please contact our IT Helpdesk at (617) 432-4357 or email helpdesk@hsph.harvard.edu for any questions or concerns you may have regarding this information.