The Mercy San Juan project consisted of construction of new patient tower (140,000 SF) along with minor demo/remodel & construction of temporary connecting corridor & tunnel between new tower and existing hospital facilities. New patient tower consisted of 7 floors total, including mechanical penthouse. 4 floors dedicated to individual patient rooms, 110 total (90 Med Surg Units, 20 CCU units) and 1 shelled-out floor. Basement level included new in-house pharmacy, storage, engineering shop & mechanical/electrician rooms. New cooling tower yard & emergency generator yard also constructed as part of project. To service emergency generator & mechanical system boilers, a complete Fuel Oil system, including 30,000 gal. underground fuel tank included as part of project. At penthouse level, 2 ea. 74,000 CFM Air Handlers serve dual-duct air delivery system, including 190 dual-duct, constant volume boxes.

Medical-surgical rooms installed complete with CHW requested head-wall units (including Med-air, Med-Vac, & 02). CCU rooms installed complete with Care-ware combination lav/toilet/dialysis fixture cabinets & Hill-Rom overhead service carriers.

Mechanical spaces and mechanical piping system was also constructed and built to include provisions for expansion of HVAC system for additional hospital tower in future.

Project Details

Location: Carmichael, California
Completed: December 2009
Building Size: 140,000 Sq. Ft.
Contract Value: $14.8 Million
Client: Catholic Healthcare West
General Contractor: Turner Construction Company

  • 30,000 gallon underground fuel tank
  • 74,000 CFM Air Handlers
  • 190 dual-duct constant volume boxes