Power shutdown - Ritchie (64A) & Gerhmann (60)

24 Mar 2021

Please be advised there will be a very brief power shutdown to allow for mechanical servicing at Ritchie (Building 64A) and Gerhmann (Building 60).

Affected Areas

  • Any equipment using compressed air in the Ritchie Research Labs and Gehrmann building
  • Any equipment using the vacuum plant in the Ritchie Research Labs and Gehrmann building
  • Air conditioning and ventilation systems serving levels 2, 3 and 4 of Ritchie A
  • Air conditioning and ventilation for the Animal Holding rooms A419 and A424 in Ritchie A will not be affected.


  • Start: Thursday, 25 March 2021
  • Finish: Thursday, 25 March 2021
  • Times: 6.00am to 6.15am

Work details

The shutdown of power will be for a very short duration of 15 minutes.

Project details

This is part of a project to replace an end of life chiller serving the air conditioning systems in Ritchie, Gehrmann and CAI. The new chiller will improve the reliability and energy efficiency of the chilled water supply to these buildings.


Casey Fredrickson, Project Manager:

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.

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