Social Work Complex Air Conditioning Chiller System Installation

A new air conditioning chiller system and the associated distribution lines are being installed at the Social Work Complex.  Facilities Management will need to close some of the pedestrian walkways around the Complex during this installation process:

  • A portion of the courtyard in the middle of the Complex will be closed off from Saturday, April 8th, through Sunday, April 16th.
  • A portion of the parking lot north of Buildings A & B and the area between the buildings south to the courtyard area will be closed for construction crane access on Saturday, April 15th, but reopened no later than Sunday, April 16th.

Please let your faculty and staff members know as necessary.  Care will be taken to insure adequate access points into the buildings are available at all times.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any questions, concerns, or special requirements during this time frame, please let us know.

Maverick Activities Center and Northwest Thermal Energy Plant – Temporary Electrical Outage

In order to continue modifications to the campus infrastructure in support of the west campus construction projects a short, temporary electrical outage for the entire Maverick Activities Center (this outage will also affect the Northwest Thermal Energy Plant) has been scheduled for Friday morning, April 14, 2017, beginning at 12:30 am lasting until approximately 1:30 am.  The building’s emergency generator will remain operational during this outage, but will support egress lighting and life safety only.  No one will be allowed in the building without an escort from Facilities Management and/or the Police Department during this outage.

To prevent any possible damage, we recommend you turn off all electronic equipment in the offices including computers, scanners, and copiers before leaving on Thursday evening (these devices do not need to be unplugged from their electrical outlets).  Please let your faculty and staff members know as necessary.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any questions, concerns, or special requirements during this time frame, please contact either Jeff Johnson, Facilities Management Director, at jljohnson@uta.edu or Toby Buhrkuhl, Facilities Management Electric Shop Supervisor, at tbuhrkuhl@uta.edu.

Maverick Activities Center and Northwest Thermal Energy Plant – Temporary Electrical Outage Phase II

In order to complete modifications to the campus infrastructure in support of the west campus construction projects, Phase II of the temporary electrical outage for the entire Maverick Activities Center (this outage will also affect the Northwest Thermal Energy Plant) has been scheduled for Saturday night, April 1, 2017, beginning at 11:59 p.m. lasting until 12:00 noon on Sunday, April 2nd.  The building’s emergency generator will remain operational during this outage, but will support egress lighting and life safety only.  No one will be allowed in the building without an escort from Facilities Management and/or the Police Department during this outage.

To prevent any possible damage, we recommend you turn off all electronic equipment in the offices including computers, scanners, and copiers before leaving on Saturday evening (these devices do not need to be unplugged from their electrical outlets).  Please let your faculty and staff members know as necessary.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any questions, concerns, or special requirements during this time frame, please contact either Jeff Johnson, Facilities Management Director, at jljohnson@uta.edu or Toby Buhrkuhl, Facilities Management Electric Shop Supervisor, at tbuhrkuhl@uta.edu.

Life Science Building Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Modifications

As a part of the on-going renovations to the Life Science Building, the Office of Facilities Management will be completing modifications to the above-ceiling heating, ventilation, and air conditioning components throughout the building.  Modification activities will take place each weeknight between 9:00 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. beginning Monday, March 20th.  We will start with the corridors and classrooms/labs on the second floor.  Various air handling units in the scheduled areas will be shut down for a short period of time each night, but remaining units in the building will remain operational allowing temperatures to remain comfortable.  Additional notices will be distributed as we move to other floors.

Please make note this work is being completed during overnight hours, so do not be alarmed if you see or hear activity in the building at unusual times.  Please let your fellow faculty and staff members know as necessary.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any questions, concerns, or special requirements during this time frame, please contact Robb Chock at rchock@uta.edu or (817) 272-7498.

Geoscience Building – Closure of 1st Floor North Wing Restrooms for Renovations

Restrooms on the 1st Floor, north wing, of the Geoscience Building (men’s restroom #134 and women’s restroom #138) will be closing for renovations on Monday, March 13th.  Building occupants should access restrooms on the 1st Floor, west wing, or the 2nd Floor restrooms.

Be aware there will be some night and weekend work in conjunction with these renovations, so do not be alarmed if you see or hear activity in the building at unusual times.  Please let your fellow faculty and staff members know as needed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your cooperation.

If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.  Again, thank you.

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