Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, November 20, 2006

  • Work at the Dental School continued today.  The manufacturers representative continued to prepare the temporary chillers to be started up.  A critical part is scheduled to arrive at approximately 10:00 AM tomorrow.
    • A sub-contractor is replacing the missing or bad thermostats and actuators in the Administration Building.
    • The contractor is working to close or block all the outside air louvers. 
    • DH Technologies delivered 3 truck loads of special dehumidification equipment that will be used to drop the humidity in the buildings to 35%.  This will rapidly dry out the interior of the buildings and interrupt any further mold growth.  They will have an electrician on site to hook them up to building power. 
  • At Student Parking Lot #2, concrete for the new light pole bases was not available during the weekend and is not currently projected to be available until Friday, 11/24. 
    • The contractor is using this time to complete the preparation of the concrete forms. 
  • At Student Parking Lot #3, the new light poles have been installed on all of the new concrete bases. 
    • Fixtures will not arrive on site until next Monday. 
  • The mechanical sub-contractor at 1542 Tulane Ave. continues to remove the old, abandoned pipes in the basement and repairing any leaks that are discovered.
    • There is a leak in the chilled water line in the first floor pipe chase.  The sub-contractor will work on repairing this leak in the morning. 
  • The contractor is removing an old electrical panel out of the 1542 Tulane Ave. basement in order to install a new transformer as an additional power source for the building.