Student Housing and Dining – District Energy System (DES) Shutdown

Student Union Building, Craigdarroch Office Building, David Thompson and Sir Arthur Currie Halls, and Lansdowne Residences

As part of the Student Housing and Dining project FMGT and EDK need to shut down part of the University’s DES to connect Building 2 to the system.

The shutdown has been planned outside heating season to minimize disruption to campus. The shutdown will commence on Tuesday June 1, with FMGT Mechanical shop assisting in closing valves. The system is expected to be re-energised on Thursday June 3.

In addition to space heating, there are impacts to the Domestic Hot Water system for the buildings listed below:

  • SUB – back up boilers will be utilized during the shutdown.
  • CRA and RDT – Back up hot water tanks will be utilized during the shutdown.
  • RAC – hot water will be unavailable during shutdown
  • Lansdowne Residences including UNFS offices - hot water will be unavailable during shutdown

Tuesday, June 1 to Thursday, June 3, 2021

View / Download Facilities Notice - SHD-District Energy System Shutdown

Primary Contact/ Organizer name: David Hill, Senior Project Manager
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Secondary Contact/ Organizer name: Gerry Underhill, Project Manager
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