Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center August update

Several systems are nearing start-up, and the West Clinic is being commissioned.

08/08/2014


August 2014 update:

  • The engineering team has begun start-up and check-out of equipment in all areas of the project.

  • Rough-in of mechanical and plumbing systems is nearly complete on all buildings and finishes are underway in all areas.

  • The West Clinic is being commissioned.

  • Plumbing installation in all parking garages is underway.

  • The chilled and steam plants are online and being commissioned.

 

Aerial view from the northwest. Courtesy: Gary Lovewell, Aero PhotoMRI copper clad walls (RF enclosure). Courtesy: Gary Lovewell, Aero PhotoMRI squelch vent piping. Courtesy: Gary Lovewell, Aero PhotoOperating room ceiling grille rough in. Courtesy: Gary Lovewell, Aero PhotoMain computer room chimney cabinets. Courtesy: Gary Lovewell, Aero Photo



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