enginnering project

This project consisted of the expansion of the existing emergency department that included  two new trauma rooms, a new cardiac room, five new urgent exam rooms, 14 new exam/treatment rooms, a new radiographic room and a new CT Scan room.  The design also included a new decontamination shower, five new nurses stations, a new security  office, waiting rooms, cashier, vending area, public restrooms, an information desk, counseling rooms and a new nurses core area including:  sterile supply, medication, soiled utility, break room, locker room, nurse  manager’s office and conference room.  Some of the system features included:

  • New 480/277V and 208/120V power distribution
  • Expansion of critical, life safety and equipment branch power distribution
  • Coordination of electrical contractors scope with GE radiography and CT scan equipment installation requirements
  • Design of power and telephone/data connection to Hill Rom headwall units
  • Coordination of electrical contractor’s scope with Hill Rom nurse call/nurse locator system
  • Design of direct/indirect lighting systems in corridors and exam rooms
  • Design of power for exam lighting, task lighting, trauma/cardiac room lighting, under-cabinet lighting and pendant lighting at info desk
  • Design for intercom, CCTV, entry door control and panic alarm in psychiatric area
  • Design of pathways for telephone and data systems
  • Design of power for new air handling units, VAV boxes, fire/smoke dampers, medical gas alarms, etc.
  • Design of new fire alarm system including new FACP and annunciation at nurse stations, smoke door control and elevator recall
  • Design of smoke detection for complete coverage system
  • Design of fire alarm chime/strobe devices
  • Design for interface of fire alarm system with HVAC system including duct detection in air handlers and fire/smoke dampers
Area:19,000 GSF