News & Alerts
Johns Hopkins Facilities & Real Estate News Headlines
That looks very clean and white, doesn't it? Be a permanent piece of Johns Hopkins history! This steel beam is currently located in the lobby of Hackerman Hall and is destined for Malone Hall. We want your signature on it! Stop by Hackerman and make your mark by Monday, May 6th.
The Brody Learning Commons, completed the summer of 2012, was award LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) Gold by the US Green Building Council.
Homewood Facilities Management and Johns Hopkins Real Estate are joining forces to form the new Johns Hopkins Facilities and Real Estate (JHFRE) group. The departments will be moving from their current locations at Eastern (Real Estate) and 3001 Remington Avenue (Facilities Management) to their new home at Keswick on Friday, February 22nd, 2013.
After 7 years of service to the Johns Hopkins University, our Solid Waste and Recycling Manager, Richard Abraham will be retiring.
On January 1st, 2013, Facilities Management and Johns Hopkins Real Estate merged to form the Johns Hopkins Office of Facilities and Real Estate (JHFRE). This new group will move to the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex on February 22nd.
Please join us for the annual Gathering of the Greens, set for 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14 in Levering Hall plaza.
Plant Operations is working diligently to recover from Superstorm Sandy. Thankfully the Homewood Campus sustained limited damage, however there are numerous smaller repairs needed throughout the buildings and grounds.
Summertime means business as usual in Plant Operations! Unlike many University departments, we remain in full operation over summer and winter breaks each year.
We are saddened to notify the Homewood community that Clarence McNeill, Custodial Services Supervisor, unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, May 9th. Clarence was a member of the Custodial Services Team since 2001 and supervised the evening shift handling a variety of buildings here at Homewood. Clarence was a true gentleman and will be greatly missed.
Vernon Kahl, better known to most of us as Pete, is retiring on April 27th, 2012 after 42 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Johns Hopkins community.
Homewood Area Alerts & Outages
Facilities Management will be interrupting electric service to the Wyman Park Building on Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11, 2013 from 8am – 3pm so that preventive maintenance can be performed on the building’s high voltage electric service.
In order to conduct annual hi-voltage testing, Mattin, Mason and Whitehead Halls will experience temporary power outages this weekend.
An electrical problem has caused a brief interruption to air conditioning service on parts of the Homewood campus. The power has now been restored, and indications at this point are that cooling service will be back to normal before any temperature change becomes noticeable to most building occupants.
The Homewood electricians will be performing heat and smoke tests on elevators throughout the campus for the next six weeks, on the following schedule:
Plant Operations needs to repair a steam leak in the Ames Building. The steam line that feeds the autoclaves and humidification systems will need to be taken down in order to make the extensive repair.
Fire Alarm Testing
Fire alarms are tested in every building in March, June, September and December.