Before Leaving JLab: Holiday Break Housekeeping, Electronics Instructions

December 15, 2011

Jefferson Lab will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, and reopen the morning of Monday, Jan. 2, 2012.

Everyone at JLab is asked to do the following before leaving the lab for the holiday break:
- Turn off all your computing systems and peripherals and individual UPS (uninterruptible power supply) systems. Unplug from the wall and turn off your UPS as outlined in your UPS manufacturer's instruction booklet.
- Turn off all printers and copiers.
- Turn off, and if possible, unplug all appliances from their wall outlets.

Extensive Campus Power Outage, Dec. 23 - Jan. 1
Much of the Jefferson Lab campus will experience a power outage from 5 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, through 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1. The following facilities and areas will be locked and inaccessible during the power outage:
Test Lab (Building 58)
CTF (Building 57)
Building 59
EEL (Building 90)
CEBAF Center (Building 12)
Trailers 34D and 34E
Central Materials Storage Area (CMSA)

Occupants of these buildings and areas are asked to empty all refrigerators/freezers in these areas by 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22. Janitorial staff will dispose of any items left in refrigerators/freezers in those areas after that time.

Please don't put decomposable or wet waste into any waste receptacles AFTER they have been emptied on Thursday. The last waste containers to be emptied will be those in restrooms and kitchenettes.

Refer questions, as soon as feasible, to Facilities Management & Logistics Director, Rusty Sprouse, ext. 7589.

Lab Energy Savings Over the Holiday Break
During the shutdown, facility and infrastructure maintenance and energy-saving measures will be in effect in the remaining buildings, including the VARC and ARC. This means that building temperatures will be reduced and certain equipment will be turned off to save energy.

The Quark Cafe will close after lunch on Thursday, Dec. 22; it will reopen for breakfast on Monday, Jan. 2.


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