Akron Children's Hospital
Kay Jewelers Pavilion
Osborn Engineering provided LEED Fundamental (EA pr1) and Enhanced (EA c3) commissioning services for a new $180 million, 6-story, and 372,000 gsf Ambulatory Care Center & Critical Care Tower Project at Akron Children’s Hospital. The project team utilized Building Information Modeling (BIM) software including clash detection. This project utilized the integrated lean project delivery (IPLD) method.
The new Tower includes an Emergency Department (Level 2 Trauma); Ambulatory Surgery Center High Risk Obstetrics and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with shell space allocated for future Obstetrics and Pediatric care. In addition, this project includes a new utility plant which provides chilled water, hot water and emergency power for the Critical Care Tower.
Commissioned systems included HVAC, the Building Automation System (BAS), Lighting, Lighting Controls, Domestic Hot Water, Electrical, Emergency Power and Technology Systems. Osborn is commissioning Security and Fire Alarm. All operating, procedure, isolation and protective environment rooms were functionally tested 100% for proper operation and compliance. Additionally, Osborn commissioned and performed special inspections on the three (3) stair pressurization systems.
Kay Jewelers Pavilion has achieved Gold certification under LEED NC v2009 for Healthcare as well as Energy Star Certification with a rating of 88. This is 38% below the national median and is equivalent to $500,000 in annual avoided energy costs per year. Year to date Kay Jewelers Pavilion is rated higher than any other Energy Star labeled hospital in Ohio.