Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Friday, November 02, 2007

1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Ordes Electric is labeling wires in preparation for the installation of the new Entergy Thermal control box (PLC) which monitors and controls the Energy Transfer Station.
  • Siemens continues to install the new fire alarm wiring, speakers, and strobes on the 7th floor. 
  • The painting contractor is working in Stairwell D and is finished removing the peeling paint on all of the floors.
    • The contractor is floating the walls on Floors 1 and 2.
    • They continue to sand the floated walls in the stairwell; currently working on Floors 3 - 7.
  • Faculty members began cleaning offices and removing personal items on Floors 5 and 6.
  • The steam lines continue to be checked and monitored for proper operation.

Dental School :

  • The contractor installed the sprinkler heads for the barrel ceiling in the Clinic Building lobby. 
  • The barrel ceiling installation continues as does the installation of the reception area furniture.
  • The veneer wraps for the columns behind the curved wall are on order.
  • The painting of the 2nd Floor conference room in the Administration Building continues. 
    • The 6 new exterior windows have been installed.

Exterior Lighting Project:

  • The new lights are now working on the top part of both MEB patios.
    • The demolition of the old lights is in progress.

Landscaping Project:

  • The crews sprayed herbicide on old vegetation on the S. Roman St. side of the Allied Health/Nursing Building in preparation for re-landscaping.
  • They also sprayed herbicide in various parking lots and performed routine landscape maintenance.