Disruption to AC for Fire/ HVAC testing

23 Feb 2022

Please be advised, there will be a Disruption to the Air Conditioning in various UQ buildings  to allow Fire/HVAC interface testing.

  • Gas System may be affected.


  • Start: Monday 14 March
  • Finish: Friday 18 March
  • When: times vary between 7:00am to 2:00pm


  • Herston
    • UQ Health Sciences building (901)
    • UQ Centre for Clinical Research (918))
  • St Lucia
    • Steele (3)
    • Global Change Institute (20)
    • Union Building (21A)
    • Main Refectory (21B)
    • Aung San Suu Kyi Conference (21C)
    • Student Services Support Building (21D)
    • Abel Smith (23)
    • Richards (5)
    • Chamberlain (35)
    • Joyce Ackroyd (37)
    • Great Court Tunnel and Cloisters (10)
    • Hawken Engineering (50)
    • Ritchie Research Labs (64A)
    • Building 69


  • The Design of the Air Condition system is to stop during a fire alarm. Technicians will need to inspect the units to ensure they act as designed. The systems should only be off for a maximum of 0.5 hour during this time.
  • Fire doors may close during test.
  • The impact will be minimal. 
  • The system will return to normal after testing.
  • There will be no tones during tests.


Michael Crowley:

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience during this time. For more information on campus shutdowns, disruptions and road closures please refer to the Property and Facilities Division Road and buildings works page.