Thorson • Baker + Associates Inc.: University Hospitals—Broadview Heights Health Center

Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; energy, sustainability; plumbing, piping; technology.

08/11/2016


Engineering firm: Thorson • Baker + Associates Inc.

2016 MEP Giants rank: 95

Project: University Hospitals—Broadview Heights Health Center

Location: Broadview Heights, Ohio

Building type: Hospital/health care facility

Project type: New construction

Engineering services: Automation, controls; commissioning, retro-commissioning; electrical, power; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; energy, sustainability; plumbing, piping; technology

Project timeline: March 2015 to August 2016

MEP/FP budget: $5 million

University Hospitals Broadview Heights Health Center in Broadview Heights, Ohio. Courtesy: Thorson • Baker + Associates Inc.

Challenges

The only major issue was the accelerated time schedule.

Solutions

To overcome the time schedule, we had to estimate the three rooftop air-handling load requirements before the building programming was established. This allowed us to order the equipment early enough to be delivered to the site at the correct time.



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