John Bilotta, P.E., LEED AP, is vice president and managing principal of Syska Hennessy Group’s Princeton, NJ, office and has 25 years of experience in the design of health care facilities across the country.
There’s nothing simple about the design, construction, and maintenance of a hospital’s protective environment and airborne infection isolation spaces. However, if you pay careful attention to recommended ventilation and filtration strategies for the rooms and adjacent areas, you can handle the pressure (so to speak) and deliver a healing environment.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.