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Ongoing work (see announcement below)

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Known issue (see announcement below)


GLAM Emergency Contact


Stanford Emergency Hotlines (650) 725-5555  844-ALERTSU (844-253-7878)

For Emergency Assistance: 911 or 9-911 from campus phones


Building Manager: Perfecto Belano (650) 304-9832

McCullough on-site analog phone: (650) 723-3044

*HVAC SHUTD0WN* SATURDAY, 8/6/22    6:00AM-3:30PM


HVAC SYSTEM: Fumehood Exhaust, Building Exhaust, Building Supply


SATURDAY, 8/6/22   6:00AM-3:30PM

Questions regarding this shutdown may be directed to Tuan Dinh at (650)444-6902.


Dear GLAM Community,

There is a scheduled HVAC shutdown on Aug. 6th (Sat.) from 6 AM to 3:30 PM for McCullough and Moore.  This is an essential preventive maintenance (PM) that Facilities is conducting.  Fumehood exhaust, building exhaust, and air conditioning are affected for the duration of the shutdown.  Please plan accordingly for that day.  

Questions may be directed to Tuan Dinh who is with MEP Shop and can be reached at (650)444-6902.  Feel free to contact me, as well.

Best, Perfecto Belano, (650) 304-9832


Power outage claim process

as of Wednesday, June 29, at 11:10 am

Dear GLAM Community,

Below is an email from my Director, Mark Sarkozy, regarding how to submit claims for damaged equipment, reagents, and so forth.  The attached Excel spreadsheet states for equipment but that can be for anything.  The same thing for the linked form below.  I increased the font size for visibility.  Extra expenses incurred during the disruption can also be described and quantified on this form.

If you have any questions, please let me know.   Mark is copied and can chime in, as well, for quicker response.  Thanks so much for your time.  I hope the claim process goes smoothly for you. 

Best, Perfecto

From: Mark Sarkozy 
Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 8:53 AM
Subject: Power outrage claim process

Hi everybody,

Apologies if this is duplicate information as the schools are sending a similar message through their departments.  Risk management has provided instructions for submitting claims for the recent power outage. Faculty claims will be managed by their home department/school and VPDoR will manage claims for shared facilities.  A critical component will be the PG&E report of the cause and nature of the damage at/near the Jefferson station which we hope to have within the next few weeks. It is possible that there will be no insurance or self-insurance relief from this incident.  In the meantime, they ask you track your costs by completing this form and submitting by July 8, 2022. If you have multiple pieces of equipment that failed, please complete the attached spreadsheet and upload it via the form.  If July 8 is too soon, please let me know if you need additional time.  If the loss is covered, insurance or self-insurance will pay the lesser of the cost to repair or replace the damaged items.  They will need confirmation the damaged item is either not repairable or a quote for the repair. If item will be replaced, insurance/self-insurance will only pay for like, kind and quality.  The department/school will bear costs to upgrade, if any.  If insurance/self-insurance will provide funding for damaged equipment, you must preserve such equipment so Surplus can attempt to salvage it; damaged items cannot be cannibalized, stripped or ripped apart for parts and pieces.    

Thanks, Mark 

Mark Sarkozy, Facilities Director

Stanford | Vice Provost and Dean of Research

C: (650) 862.6921 | T: (650) 721.2468  |  E:



Building card access resumes Monday

as of June 25, 2022 at 06:41 am

Dear Building Managers,

We will be placing the campus in Card Only one last time this morning. This will last through Monday and we plan to be back in normal operations Monday morning by 7am. 

For those who have requested normal operations early we will set those buildings this morning. If you have questions or require assistance, please submit a ticket at

As a reminder, card and mobile will function as usual, pin codes will not be available until Monday morning. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation as we worked through this unique situation.


Thanks, Jay

Jay Kohn

Director, Card ServicesStanford University


Switch to Jefferson line complete

as of Friday, June 24, 2022 at 4:07pm

Dear All - 

It’s been reported that the switch over to the main Jefferson line is now complete. We did not notice interruption in McC but Perfecto will do another walk thru of both buildings just to check that alls well including PCW, LN2, compressed air, etc. Look out for an email from him if anything is amiss but as of this morning, all our systems seem to be working well. 

Unless we are notified otherwise, we should expect normal operations to resume on Monday. 

Thank you all for your patience and cooperation. 

Best, Cynthia Sanchez

PG&E switch anticipated at 4:00 pm

as of Friday, June 24, 2022 at 2:07pm

Switch over is now anticipated to occur around 4pm.

Those on SLACK: I encourage you to subscribe to #energy_operations_information for more immediate access to direct information from LBRE.

Thank you, Cynthia Sanchez


PG&E expects transfer back to Jefferson line at 2:00 pm

as of Friday, June 24, 2022 at 12:26 pm


Latest: “Update from PGE is to expect the transfer back to the Jefferson line to occur around 2:00 today."

Thank you, Cynthia Sanchez

McCullough and Moore power restored likely this morning

as of Friday, June 24, 2022 at 10:51am


Dear All –

Heads up: the transfer from Cooley to Jefferson line is expected sometime between 11-1pm today. We should expect a 10-cycle interruption when the switch occurs. Check/power down your equipment that are susceptible to this type of interruption.   

Thank you, Cynthia Sanchez

Moore PCW is running OK as of 9:36am

as of Friday, June 24, 2022 at 9:36am

From: Cynthia H Sanchez 
Subject: RE: Good news! Power likely to be restored this morning

Thanks, Connie. I am cc-ing everyone else here in case your question applies to them, too. 

We haven’t quite made it to McC but Moore PCW seems to be running OK. LN2 check is still pending, too. At this time, we are asking only for groups to check equipment, flooding and only perform critical operations. I would caution against resumption of regular operations exactly to your point about the switch back to Jefferson line. I don’t know if it was made public but I heard through the grapevine that the recent surge power surge in February was due to the switch from Jefferson to Cooley line. So, please proceed with caution and we will keep you informed as we know more. 

Dear all - both buildings are powered up, back online now. So far, alls well with just an exception of fire alarm being triggered and resolved quickly. Perfecto is onsite continuing walk-thru inspection and is ready to support you and your lab if you need. You may reach him at  (650) 304-9832.  

Wi-Fi and cellphone signal has also been restored. 

Best, Cynthia Sanchez

PG&E releases added capacity on Cooley backup line

as of Friday, June 24, 2022 at 7:59 am

On Jun 24, 2022, at 7:59 AM, Cynthia H Sanchez <> wrote:

 Deal all - please see announcement below. I am waiting for some clarification on more specific timeline and if curtailment will be necessary since power is from back-up line but I wanted to pass along the information so you can plan and mobilize your group members assigned to look after the equipment and labs.  

Non-essential personnel and activities must remain offsite as previously announced. 


Begin forwarded message:

From: Serena Rao <>
Date: June 24, 2022 at 7:41:12 AM PDT
Subject: Timely: Check in and update - power outage


I have another important update (and terrific news) to share before 10:30. As of this morning LBRE has received additional capacity on the Cooley backup line up to 50 MW. That will allow restoration of campus electricity before completion of repairs on the Jefferson line. They are beginning that process now. This means power will be restored to buildings today. 

Please let your facilities staff and key lab staff, if your building has experimental labs, know that they should be onsite this morning to be prepared for power resurge. 

LBRE will also communicate this information through their internal networks to building representatives directly. 

Text/call me or Mark Sarkozy if you have questions. 


P.S. Please don’t feel you have to respond to this message if you’re receiving it outside of your work hours unless it’s marked urgent in the email title.  


Serena Rao

Senior Associate Dean, Finance & Operations

Stanford Vice Provost and Dean of Research

T: (650) 723.9050 | C: (347) 233.0799 Slack: srao

McCullough and Moore no power

as of Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 11:28

Dear All – I just received an update from VPDOR: “Unfortunately McCullough and Moore will not be powered on until the Jefferson line is repaired and stable.  Early indications are that might be by Saturday.  For a bit of context, of the 30MW Stanford has been allocated on the Cooley line, we are using 27MW and keeping 30MW in reserves.  Mccullough, Moore, Green Earth, PAB, Packard, and Hewlett are on the same feeder line and are all currently without power.”

We will inform you as soon as we know when our power will be restored. We are advocating for as much advance notice as possible to help your groups prepare. Please designate 1 or 2 individuals to be on stand-by to look after your lab when power is restored. By now only critically essential research activities should be on generator power and equipment are disconnected from PCW. Please let us know if you have any unusual concerns or need additional assistance. See below for EH&S recommendations for lab re-entry following a power outage.

More local updates:

  • Our generator was refueled to 80% level last night. It’s carefully being monitored and we currently do not anticipate any issues.

  • McCullough perimeter doors are locked from the outside (exit only) with signs posted to use Moore for badged only access.

  • AT&T Cellphone signal has been restored in both buildings but we still don’t have internet. If you need onsite support, please contact Perfecto in room 125 or (650) 304-9832. An analog line has also been set up (650) 723-3044.


Thank you, Cynthia Sanchez

Laboratory Room Re-Entry Assessment and Response

  1. Ensure ventilation system in the laboratory room has been on for at least 30 minutes after AlertSU all clear message or notification from building management.

  2. Enter rooms and work spaces with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate.

  3. Check all equipment. 

    1. Be aware of equipment that might have automatically restarted when power is restored.

    2. Reset and restart equipment per manufacturer instructions.

    3. Recalibrate and reprogram equipment as necessary.

  4. If building systems including fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, and warm or cold rooms fail to restart or operate properly, contact Facilities at 650 723-2281 (or SOM dispatch at 650-721-2146). 

    1. Fume Hoods (if applicable): Confirm air flow is restored on airflow monitors.

    2. Biosafety Cabinets (if applicable): Run cabinet blowers for 5 minutes then disinfect the biosafety cabinet prior to use.