Boston Medical Center (BMC), a comprehensive medical facility providing inpatient, outpatient, and emergency care in the heart of the city’s historic South End, needed to address challenges associated with a merger which resulted in a split campus configuration.
Founded in 1837 and named after the only physician to sign the U.S. Constitution — Benjamin Rush — Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) is now Chicago’s second-largest hospital, with multi-story buildings that dominate the city’s medical district.
For the past 20 years, the Wilkes County Courthouse in Wilkesboro, NC, has depended on its chiller system. The courthouse had been reliably cooled with a Daikin ALS170A screw compressor chiller, but the unit was beginning to show signs of aging.
“Insulation systems appear to be simple, but doing them correctly can be complex,” says John Puskar, president of Prescient Technical Services and an expert on codes and standards related to piping, furnaces, and boilers.
Read the February 2018 issue of Engineered Systems, cover story of BIM, creative pre-fabrication, and even some on-site disassembly/reassembly teamed up with excellent design coordination and communication at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum. As a result, the new central chilled water plant and dehumidification system will preserve priceless collections for the future, and one of our features Hybrid Hydronic Systems, and much more.