B-4 Facilities - Utilities Emergency Shutdown



                        Business Name:         University of Houston-Victoria (UHV)
                        Physical Address:       3007 N. Ben Wilson
                                                             Victoria, Texas 77901-5731
                        Business Phone:          (361) 570-4848
                        University Web Site:   
http://www.uhv.edu/

Primary Emergency Contact:
    1.     Name: John Burke, Building Maintenance Manager
            Work Phone:     (361) 570-4854
            Home Phone:     (361) 894-2242
            Cell Phone:        (361) 894-2242
            Email address:    burkej@uhv.edu

Alternate Emergency Contacts:
    2. Name: Charles Striedel, Assistant Director, Facilities Services
            Work Phone:     (361) 570-4840
            Home Phone:     (361) 648-0442
            Cell Phone:        (361) 648-0442
            Email address:    striedelc@uhv.edu

    3. Name: Genaro Cortez, Campus Safety & Risk Manager
            Work Phone:     (361) 570-4245
            Home Phone:     (361) 578-8455
            Cell Phone:        (361) 550-9708
            Email address:    cortezg@uhv.edu

Building Utilities or Services Emergency Contacts:
    4. Utility or Service: Electricity
           Provider:                 American Electric Power (AEP)
           Contact Number:     (866) 223-8508

    5. Utility or Service: Alarm System Monitoring    
           Provider:                 Victoria Communication Services (VCS)
           Contact Number:     (361) 575-1528
                                           (877) 840-3907

    6. Utility or Service: Elevator Maintenance
           Provider:                 ThyssenKrupp
           Contact Number:     (361) 578-1431
                                           (800) 364-9299

 
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
EMERGENCY BUILDING UTILITES SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES
UNIVERSITY CENTER BUILDING

PROPERTY INFORMATION
Physical Address:                            3007 N. Ben Wilson St.
                                                        Victoria, Texas 77901-5731
Type of Facility Usage:                    Administrative offices and classrooms
Number of floors:                             3
Location of water shut off:                North-east side of building in black rectangular box.
Location of gas shut off:                   Behind chiller area (north side).
Location of electric shut off:             Shut-down button located north side of building in A/C
                                                        chiller enclosure area.

TO SHUTDOWN WATER:
Location:  Valve for west and center building are at the northwest corner of the center building.  The valve covers are about six feet from the side walk.

Locate T-handle in Center building mechanical room (Room 119).  Remove round cap to locate a square head on top of the pipe approximately 7.5 feet down.  Insert T-handle tool in hole and turn valve clockwise until valve closes, this will be about 17 turns.

TO SHUTDOWN GAS:
Location:  Outside on the North side of the Center building on the mechanical area (brick structure that houses emergency generator and chillers).  Located North side of the mechanical area facing overflow parking lot.

With crescent wrench, turn valve to the opposite that the gas line runs.  The valve should be turned so that it is positioned across the gas line not turned the same direction as the gas line runs.  This turns the gas off to the entire Center building.

TO SHUTDOWN ELECTRICITY:
Location:  Electrical Room (Room 117) University Center building.  Large electrical box (Siemens) on the wall to the right as you enter the room.  There are many boxes on the wall, but the electrical box is located the farthest from the door.

NOTE:  There are two sources of electricity which are the emergency generator and commercial electricity (CPL).  This turns off commercial electricity only.
 

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
EMERGENCY BUILDING UTILITES SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES
UNIVERSITY CENTER BUILDING
CONT’D

Two buttons are located in the center of the box.  Push the Red button to disconnect power.  This turns power off to the entire Center building.

At this time, the emergency generator will automatically start thus providing power to panel for computer second floor server room. This also supplies power to electrical panel in the Penthouse (located near cupola), building lighting, blower motors that come on when smoke is detected as well as fire pump and fire pump panel.

EMERGENCY GENERATOR:

Location:  Outside on the North side of the Center building in the mechanical area (brick structure that houses emergency generator and chillers).  Keys for gate lock and emergency generator can be found in the key room in the miscellaneous box.  See list located on box for key number.

NOTE:  Turning off the emergency generator will disconnect power to the servers, fire, electrical panel in the Penthouse (located near cupola), building lighting, blower motors that come on when smoke is detected as well as fire pump and fire pump panel.  The computer server back up battery power lasts 5 minutes.  After 5 minutes servers will shut down.

Enter mechanical area.  Go to panel on East side of generator.  Unlock handles with key for emergency generator.  Turn handles to open panel.  To turn off emergency generator, switch to off.  The generator will continue running for about 10 to 15 minutes.  This is normal; it is called the cool down cycle.  Or push the Red emergency stop button.  It is not recommended pushing this Emergency stop button while generator is running, unless it is an actual emergency. If the generator is not running, you can push the red Emergency Stop button to prevent the generator from starting.
 

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
EMERGENCY BUILDING UTILITES SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES
UNIVERSITY WEST BUILDING

PROPERTY INFORMATION
Physical Address:                        3007 N. Ben Wilson St.
                                                    Victoria, Texas 77901-5731
Type of Facility Usage:                Administrative offices and classrooms
Number of floors:                         2
Location of water shut off:           About 10 yards from building on Southeast side.
Location of gas shut off:              Southeast side of building.
Location of boiler shut off:           On the roof
Location of electric shut off:         Shut-down button located at east side door entrance to north of building.

TO SHUTDOWN WATER:
Location:  Valve for west and center building are at the northwest corner of the center building.  The valve covers are about six feet from the side walk.

Locate T-handle in West building mechanical room (Room 100B).  Remove round cap to locate a square head on top of the pipe approximately 7.5 feet down.  Insert T-handle tool in hole and turn valve clockwise until valve closes, this will take about 17 turns.

TO SHUTDOWN GAS:
Location:  Outside on the East side to the right of building as you face the University Center building.

With crescent wrench, turn valve to the horizontal position so that it runs parallel with the ground.  This turns the gas off to the entire West building.

TO SHUTDOWN BOILER:
Location:  Enter to penthouse from second floor Janitor’s closet (Room J200A) to roof area.

Switch boiler to off position.  Switch located on the side of boiler.

TO SHUTDOWN ELECTRICITY:
Location:  Room 131 West Building Addition.  If time prevails, turn off breakers on panel all the way to the right first.   This will shut down HVAC equipment to West Building Addition.  Then turn off breaker labeled Panel MDP.  (This shuts off West Building, old part)  Now turn off the panel all the way to the left as you are facing panels.  This is labeled MAIN; this will turn power off to both sections of the building. (West Building and Building Addition)

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
EMERGENCY BUILDING UTILITES SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES
TOTAH BUILDING

PROPERTY INFORMATION
Physical Address:                         3402 N. Ben Wilson St.
                                                     Victoria, Texas  77901
Type of Facility Usage:                  Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
                                                     Victoria Chamber of Commerce
Number of floors:                           1
Location of water shut off:             Front of building by street (west side).
Location of gas shut off:                By the fence behind building (east side).
Location of electric shut off:          Disconnect behind building (east side).

TO SHUTDOWN WATER:
Location:  Near curb by North Ben Wilson.  Valve is slightly south of center of Facilities building.

Find T handle.  The T handle should be in Facilities shop near back double door.  Take T handle to valve, remove cover and turn valve one half turn.

Note:  The T handle for University Outreach and Facilities building will have a different end that goes on valve.  This valve is not square, but slotted.

TO SHUTDOWN GAS:
Location:  Outside directly in back of building on the property line.

With crescent wrench, turn valve to the opposite that the gas line runs.  The valve should be turned so that it is positioned across the gas line not turned the same direction as the gas line runs.  This turns the gas off to the entire Facilities building.

TO SHUTDOWN ELECTRICITY:
Location:  Three disconnects in the back of building Southeast corner of building.

Unlock disconnect switch using Master key.  Turn both disconnect switches located on the side of the electric box to the off position.
 

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
EMERGENCY BUILDING UTILITES SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES
FACILITIES SERVICES BUILDING

PROPERTY INFORMATION:
Physical Address:                         3302 N. Ben Wilson St.
                                                     Victoria, Texas 77901
Type of Facility Usage:                 Administrative offices
Number of floors:                          1
Location of water shut off:            Front of building by street (west side).
Location of gas shut off:               Behind building (east side).
Location of electric shut off:          Breaker panel behind building (east side).

TO SHUTDOWN WATER:
Location:  Front of building by curb of North Ben Wilson.  Valve is located near south entrance/ exit.

Locate T handle. The T handle should be in Facilities shop near back door.   Take T handle to valve.  Remove cover turn valve one half turn.

TO SHUTDOWN GAS:
Location:  Outside at the back entrance of building on North side.

With crescent wrench, turn valve to the opposite that the gas line runs.  The valve should be turned so that it is positioned across the gas line not turned the same direction as the gas line runs.  This turns the gas off to the entire Outreach building.

TO SHUTDOWN ELECTRICITY:
Location:  Outside at back entrance of building on East side.

Unlock disconnect switch using Master key.  Turn both disconnect switches located on the side of the electric box to the off position.
 

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
EMERGENCY BUILDING UTILITES SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES
MAINTENANCE SHOP BUILDING

PROPERTY INFORMATION
Physical Address:                        3007 N. Ben Wilson St.
                                                    Victoria, Texas 77901
Type of Facility Usage:                 Maintenance Shop
Number of floors:                          1
Location of water shut off:            South side of building.
Location of gas shut off:               None
Location of electric shut off:         West side of building.

TO SHUTDOWN WATER:
Location:  Right below the water spigot on the ground on the south side of the building.

Open valve cover, turn valve handle clockwise until it stops.

TO SHUTDOWN GAS:

TO SHUTDOWN ELECTRICITY:
Location:  Back side of building toward southwest end.

Grab large disconnect handle and pull down handle.  Panel is a 400-amp safety switch.
 

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-VICTORIA
EMERGENCY BUILDING UTILITES SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES
JAGUAR HALL

PROPERTY INFORMATION
Physical Address:                         2705 E. Houston Hwy
                                                     Victoria, Texas  77901
Type of Facility Usage:                  Student Residential Housing
Number of floors:                           2
Location of water shut off:             Front of building by street (northwest side).
Location of gas shut off:                Front of building by street (northwest side).
Location of electric shut off:          Disconnect behind building (southwest side).

TO SHUTDOWN WATER:
Location:  Northwest side of building by the highway next to Jaguar Hall sign approximately 15 feet in front of the sign.

Locate T handle. The T handle should be located in Facilities Service Maintenance Shop near back door. Take T handle to valve. Remove cover, turn valve clockwise several turns until valve shuts off.

Note:  The T handle for University Outreach and Facilities building will have a different end that goes on valve.  This valve is not square, but slotted.

TO SHUTDOWN GAS:
Location:  Northwest side of building by the highway next to Jaguar Hall sign approximately 12 feet to the right side of the sign.

With crescent wrench, turn valve towards opposite direction that the gas line runs. The valve should be turned so that it is positioned across the gas line, NOT turned the same direction as the gas line runs.

TO SHUTDOWN ELECTRICITY:
Location:  Shutdown button located southwest side of Jaguar Hall building outside boiler room on side of walkway.

Go to back southwest side of Jaguar Hall. There is a small switch box located outside of Boiler Room on left hand side of door.