The new central utility building provides all the chilled water for the hospital main campus including the addition of 280,000-square-foot expansion to St. Clair Hospital’s main campus. Built on a hill, the building’s foundations include 40 caissons (depth of 25 feet) and various spread footers. Four underground fuel tanks were removed and replaced with a 15,000-gallon above-ground storage tank and three 400-gallon day tanks. The interior of the building includes utility, shop/work room, and toilet rooms. Equipment installation includes three 2,000 kW diesel generators, paralleling switchgear, 5kV switchgear, power center, three 1,500-ton chillers, one 500-ton chiller, five cooling towers, and air handling unit, pumps, and fuel oil tanks.
- 9,500 square-foot
- 21 months
- General contractor
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Owner: St. Clair Hospital