Emcor Subsidiary Wins Mechanical Systems Installation Deal
Emcor Group is a provider of mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services.
J.C. Higgins will be responsible for installing the HVAC, plumbing and fire protection systems in a new, 100,000 square-foot addition to Childrenâ€™s Hospital main building. The addition will consist of ten new stories, with a two-level penthouse and two levels below grade.
The addition will permit increased patient beds, expansion of the emergency department, increased radiology capacity, additions to surgical areas, and new inpatient support spaces.
Scope of work for HVAC will include installation of a new heating system and a 20,000-gallon fuel oil tank serving the emergency generators, and installation of an additional 1,000-ton chilled water plant in the penthouse mechanical room as a backup to the main system.
Plumbing scope of work will include performing major infrastructure upgrades to the building, such as installing a new domestic water booster system and heating plant, lower level ejector pumps, new medical vacuum equipment, and a pre-treatment water system including a chlorine injection system.
Fire protection scope of work will include designing and installing fire sprinkler systems throughout the entire 100,000 square foot addition, and minor renovations to the existing system.
Ron Ledoux, president and CEO of J.C. Higgins, said: â€œChildrenâ€™s Hospital Boston is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric medical centers in the US, and itâ€™s extremely gratifying to be able to increase the comfort and safety of the hospitalâ€™s patients, and the doctors and staff who help them, through the work we perform in creating precise, systems rich environments.â€
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