Location Amherst, Massachusetts UMass Amherst, in partnership with Northeast Utilities, was constructing a 115kV substation east of the old Tillson Power Plant. The substation was to be connected to two NU 115kV circuits that pass through the University’s land on... read more »
Geisel School of Medicine has been renovating existing classrooms, laboratory and support spaces to accommodate new biochemical, pharmacology-toxicology and microbiology suites within the Remsen and Vail Buildings.
Location Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts Boston College converted this 17-story apartment building into a 287,920 sf residence hall with below grade parking for 202 vehicles. Fitzemeyer & Tocci provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design and construction services... read more »
University of Massachusetts Amherst installed a wireless infrastructure throughout 24 dormitory buildings in four residential areas of 1,366,842 sq ft throughout the campus – Central, Orchard Hill, Northeast and Sylvan.
The Massachusetts Maritime Academy needed to evaluate the HVAC system in Alumni Gymnasium, which includes two basketball courts, a modern cardiovascular area, three racquetball courts, a rifle range, a 25-year six-lane pool, locker rooms, and a multi-purpose floor used... read more »
Concord Hospital added several operating rooms, four day surgery operating rooms,... read more »
Infrastructure Design for Reduced Patient Readmissions
With today’s challenging reimbursement structures, healthcare providers can drive better bottom line performance by reducing patient readmissions. This guide provides recommendations, insight, best practices, and examples illustrating how smart infrastructure investments can help to reduce avoidable patient readmissions and ultimately improve the overall finances of a healthcare organization and the health and safety of their patients, providers and visitors. Topics including air handling and sterile fields, air infiltration and disinfection, design and management of sterile spaces, water treatment, and improved patient healing environments are addressed.