Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Design Services for the Mercy Medical Center, McAuley Tower Medical Office Building Renovation to six floors of medical and office build outs (72,000 SF total).
- The HVAC system is based on a variable air volume (VAV) system with chilled and hot water using a central AHU system serving multiple floors. Server rooms served by dedicated VAV boxes.
- Detailed load calculations and analysis were performed to meet the requirements of the IECC, as well as capacity of existing infrastructure of the building.
- Detailed coordination with new architectural layout and existing structural system resulted in a very creative duct and hydronic piping layout for aesthetic presentation of each floor.
- New DDC energy management control system has been designed and implemented throughout the facility and has been instrumental for proper TAB and Commissioning of the entire system.
- Low flow with automatic sensors were utilized where applicable for plumbing system for conservation of water system.
- The sprinkler system of the entire project area was modified to meet the latest NFPA Code while meeting the aesthetic requirements of each space
- The building is designed with normal and emergency power distribution systems installed through vertically stacked electric rooms on each floor.
- Efficient lighting fixtures & design provides for illumination levels per IESNA, while falling under the power density limits of ASHRAE 90.1.
- Automatic lighting controls are based on client needs and requirements of IECC ASHRAE 90.1 using occupancy based sensing/control.
- Emergency lighting is provided from the building emergency power system for exit and egress path lighting of 1 footcandle throughout.
- Power was provided for multiple floors of tenant fit out, with receptacle circuits and dedicated equipment circuits are provided from panels on each floor.
- Power and low voltage connections are provided to modular office furniture panels throughout the tenant spaces.
- Low voltage connection boxes are provided for voice/data jacks, TV, etc.
- Each floor was fit out sequentially, expanding a new addressable fire alarm system, which included strobes, voice evac speakers and limited automatic detection on all floors.