SW Associates provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering design services for the 60,000 square foot, 2 level hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The hospital consists of 24 beds, 3 operating rooms, 8 PACU stations, 6 emergency exam rooms, 2 treatment rooms, CT scan, and x-ray. The MEP systems included two 150 ton air cooled chillers and 6 custom air handling units. A 20-ton glycol chiller was provided to maintain low temperatures in the Operating Rooms while maintaining the room relative humidity. The heating system consists of three 2000 MBH high efficiency condensing type gas fired heating water boilers and the associated pumps and distribution piping. The essential power system included a 1000 KW diesel engine emergency generator and the normal power service included a 2500 amp main service.
The facility was designed to meet local codes, NFPA and Colorado Department of Health as well as Joint Commission Accreditation.
The hospital was constructed “fast track” and SW Associates provided expedited construction administrative services to maintain the construction schedule.