Update on Planned Spring Break Electrical Outage

In order to repair damage from a lightning strike that occurred in January, the University has planned electrical maintenance to occur during spring break.

University buildings will experience planned electrical interruptions March 14, 15 and 16 to make necessary repairs to the electrical distribution system, as well as complete necessary preventative testing to the distribution system.

During these three days, building occupants can expect power interruptions (blips) of a few seconds' duration during building load transfers. Central Plant is going to pre-cool buildings; interior building temperatures and humidity may rise to an uncomfortable level on Friday, but should return to normal by Saturday and Sunday.

All buildings listed below will experience the blips unless otherwise communicated to you by Facilities Management staff.

These blips will occur during all times listed below:

  1. On Friday, March 14, between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. and between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  2. On Saturday, March 15, between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. and between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  3. On Sunday, March 16, between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.

If absolutely necessary, there may be additional blips during the day on Friday and Saturday. In the event that this occurs, appropriate building coordinators will be notified in advance of additional power blips.

Building occupants can help minimize the impact of the power outage by taking these two simple steps: please turn off electronic equipment to protect equipment and data; when a blip occurs, please check lab systems and equipment. Please Note: If you experience extended power outages during this period, please call the Facilities Service Center at 713-743-4948.

Facilities Management will have electrical and HVAC personnel on campus to monitor buildings and ensure that services are restored properly. A message will be sent out to the campus community once the repairs and maintenance are complete.

Facilities Management has been working with building coordinators since January to facilitate a smooth and seamless outage event with minimal impact to campus. We appreciate the patience of our university customers as we work to repair these vital systems.

If you have questions or need additional information regarding the power outage, please contact your building coordinator or Avinash Rahurkar, Interim Associate Director, Facilities Management, arahurka@central.uh.edu.

Buildings Affected

BuildingOutage SchedulePrimary
Contact
Secondary Contact
0400 Cougar Sub Station AM/PM Karl Keilbach Avinash Rahurkar
0487 University Center North AM/PM Beverly Garcia Cheryl Grew Gillen
0494 Agnes Arnold Auditorium AM/PM Andrea Short Anna Marchese
0498 Bulk Fueling Diesel Tank Farm AM/PM N/A N/A
0499 Classroom and Business Building AM/PM Eric Holamon Sara Brown
0501 Roy G. Cullen AM/PM Carol Barr Wyman Herendeen
0502 Science Building AM/PM Fred McGhee Mike Mahanay
0503 Technology Annex AM/PM Zagui Paredes Fred Lewallen
0505 J. Davis Armistead AM/PM Marc Eaton Roger Boltz
0506 Jack J.Valenti School of Comm. AM/PM Ward Booth Cecilia Rodriguez
0507 C. W.Mitchell Ctr.for the Arts AM/PM Rachel Bush Dr. Steven Wallace
0508 College of Technology AM/PM Zagui Paredes Fred Lewallen
0509 M. D. Anderson Library AM/PM Mark Cooper Susan Houston
0513 Visitors Information Booth 2 AM Only Paul Lozano Bob Browand
0515 Central Plant AM/PM Sameer Kapileshwari Avinash Rahurkar
0516 Ezekiel W Cullen AM/PM Emily Messa Nancy Nguyen
0517 Cullen Performance Hall AM Only Jeremy McDonald Barbara Wiggins
0518 Calhoun Lofts Apartments AM/PM Jamica Johnson Mackenzie Wysong
0520 Reb.& John Moores Sch.of Mus. AM/PM Lynn Lamkin Jason Burton
0521 Grounds Storage AM/PM David Banks Roger Warner
0522 Campus Recreation & Wellness Center AM/PM Bob Campbell Kim Clark
0523 Science & Engineering Annex AM/PM Fred McGhee Mike Mahanay
0524 Student Service Center 1 AM/PM Patrick Daniel Regina Richmond
0525 UH Health Center AM/PM Jennifer Graham Samantha Paul
0526 Student Service Center 2 AM/PM Richard Baker Janice Horridge
0527 EHRM1 AM/PM Otu Inyang Joe Tremont
0528 Leroy and Lucile Melcher Hall AM/PM Eric Holamon Sara Brown
0529 Sci.& Engr. Classroom Building AM/PM Danny Guffey Mike Mahanay
0531 Hofheinz Pavilion AM/PM Jeremy McDonald Brandon Hiett
0532 Susanna Garrison Gymnasium AM/PM Jessica Wheeler Randi Betts
0533 Melcher Gym/Charter School AM/PM Jessica Wheeler Randi Betts
0534 Fred J. Heyne AM/PM Caroline Watkins Amy Petesch
0535 EHRM2 AM/PM Emmett Sullivan Joe Tremont
0536 Leroy & Lucile Melcher Ctr. for PB AM/PM Philip Williams Sidney Knight
0537 Bates Law AM/PM Allen Emerson Robert Gonzalez
0538 Teaching Unit 2 Building AM/PM Allen Emerson Robert Gonzalez
0539 Max Krost Hall AM/PM Allen Emerson Robert Gonzalez
0540 John M.O'Quinn Law Library AM/PM Spencer Simon Allen Emerson
0541 Utility Tunnel System AM/PM N/A N/A
0543 G.D.Hines Coll. of Architecture AM/PM Mary Benham Lannis Kirkland
0544 Michael J. Cemo Hall AM/PM Eric Holamon N/A
0545 Sci. & Eng. Research Center AM/PM Danny Guffey Cris Milligan
0547 Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall AM/PM Babu Sundaram Barbara Murray
0549 Graduate College of Social Work AM/PM Paul Raffoul David Nguyen
0550 Science and Research 1 AM/PM Fred McGhee Mike Mahanay
0551 Science and Research 2 AM/PM Fred McGhee George Benham
0552 B. Keeland Jr. Design. & Expl. Ctr AM/PM Mary Benham Lannis Kirkland
0554 Biology Greenhouse AM/PM Fred McGhee George Benham
0555 Law Residence Hall AM/PM Habiba Milan Mackenzie Wyson
0556 Settegast Residence Hall AM/PM Habiba Milan Mackenzie Wyson
0557 Bates Residence Hall AM/PM Habiba Milan Mackenzie Wyson
0558 Taub Residence Hall AM/PM Habiba Milan Mackenzie Wyson
0559 E. E. Oberholtzer Res. Hall AM/PM Habiba Milan Mackenzie Wyson
0561 CRWC Annex AM/PM Bob Campbell Kim Clark
0562 A. D. Bruce Religion Center AM/PM Bruce Twenhafel Cheryl Grew Gillen
0563 Cougar Village AM/PM Colette McFalls Casey Quickel
0564 Lamar Fleming, Jr. AM/PM Mark Bushman Danny Guffey
0565 University Center AM/PM Beverly Garcia Cheryl Grew Gillen
0567 University Center Satellite AM/PM Bill Schwehr Matt Dulin
0568 J.Dart Jr. Ctr. For Std w/DisAbil AM/PM Cheryl Amoruso Patricia Aburime
0572 General Services Stor Building AM/PM Steve Wright Karl Keilbach
0573 Alumni Center AM Only Jeremy McDonald Brad Jackson
0574 Athletic Center AM Only Jeremy McDonald Brad Jackson
0576 Science Teaching Laboratory Building AM/PM Mark Bushman Danny Guffey
0578 Agnes Arnold Hall AM/PM Andrea Short Anna Marchese
0579 Cullen College of Engineering 1 AM/PM Ken Perlowski Steve Bangerter
0580 Engineering Lecture Hall AM/PM Ken Perlowski Steve Bangerter
0581 Cullen College of Engineering 2 AM/PM Ken Perlowski Steve Bangerter
0582 Cougar Baseball Field AM Only Jeremy McDonald Brandon Hiett
0583 Cougar BBall Field Tick.Booth AM Only Jeremy McDonald Brandon Hiett
0584 Moody Towers Residence Halls AM/PM Jackie Stelmaszyzck Brian Hall
0585 General Services Building AM/PM Carlos Villarreal Lisa Bourque
0586 Isabel C. Cameron AM/PM Zagui Paredes Fred Lewallen
0587 Stephen Power Farish Hall AM/PM Tim Rosas Paul Roch
0588 Charles F. McElhinney Hall AM/PM Alicia Colbert Joan Nelson
0589 Fine Arts Building AM/PM Pat Deeves James Rosengren
0590 C.Hilton College of Hotel & Res. Mgt AM/PM Donnie Rowell Carlos Cuellar
0591 Visitor Information Booth 1 AM/PM Paul Lozano Bob Browand
0593 Univ of Houston Science Center AM/PM Fred McGhee Mike Mahanay
0594 Engineering Education Resource Center AM/PM Ken Perlowski Steve Bangerter
0596 Computing Center AM/PM Sam Longoria Mark Aycock
0598 Clinical Research Services Center AM/PM Dr. Robin Weill Amy Petesch