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Central Plant Replacement

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Status: Complete

This uniquely intelligent Central Plant replacement deploys sustainable design meeting LEED silver certification, and innovative engineering technology that exceed standard healthcare requirements to meet the hospital's current loads, potential emergencies, and future expansions. The entirely new 76,000 square foot Central Plant is one of the first healthcare plants in the country of its size to deploy rotary flywheel technology for uninterrupted power, an innovative green battery-free power source for the entire hospital campus. The $20.5 million project applies state-of-the-art direct digital control Facility Management System, variable pumping, high efficiency heaters, a free-cooling option, and multiple backup systems, making it one of the most advanced facilities of its kind.