Berkshire Medical Center

HEA designed new M/E/P systems for BMC’s surgical and orthopedic suites. Mechanical design included new 140 and 130-ton air handling units, VAV’s, ductwork, grilles, and exhaust systems. Plumbing design included new medical gas and vacuum systems, domestic water and DWV piping, and new fixtures. Electrical design included new lighting, upgrades to patient room outlets, and nurse call and data systems.


Additional Hesnor Engineering Associates projects at BMC have included:

  • Simulation Lab and Training Center
  • Critical Care Nursery
  • Sleep Lab HVAC Analysis
  • Medical Arts Complex Physical Therapy Renovations
  • Medical Arts Complex Neuroscience Renovations
  • Pediatrics HVAC Upgrades
  • East Wing Orthopedic Suite Renovations
  • West Wing Endoscopy Suite Renovations
  • Mother-Baby Unit Renovations
  • Radiology and Cardiology MEP Study
  • Wound Clinic & Vein Center
  • West Wing Domestic Water Distribution System
  • West Wing Medical Gas and Vacuum System
  • Multi-use Outpatient Suite

Fairview Hospital, Wound Clinic

This project involved the renovation of a vacant building to suit a wound clinic. Mechanical design included a new air handling unit and filtration systems as well as VAV boxes coupled to a new high-efficiency condensing boiler. Plumbing design included restroom fixtures, piping, and domestic water heating equipment as well as medical gas systems. Medical air and oxygen systems were connected to a new tank farm and distributed to two hyperbaric chambers. Electrical design included new panelboards, circuiting, receptacles, lighting and nurse call systems.

Glens Falls Hospital, MRI Facilities Expansion

HEA provided M/E/P design services associated with the renovation of an existing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan, Equipment and Control rooms at Glens Falls Hospital to accommodate a new MRI unit and associated equipment. The project involved revising/upgrading the existing HVAC, power distribution, potable water, DWV, compressed air, oxygen and vacuum systems to suit the MRI equipment upgrades. And existing cryogen quench vent was also replaced.

Northern Berkshire Health Center, Sterile Facilities

This project added central sterile facilities to an existing 1st-floor surgical suite at Northern Berkshire Heath Center. Plumbing design included compressed air systems, cart washing facilities with a spray down assembly, instrument washer and two sterilizers. A 12-gallon water distiller with an integral pressure tank and controls was specified for instrument cleansing processes. High-pressure steam and condensate services were extended to the sterilizers and instrument washer. Normal and emergency power was extended to applicable medical equipment, receptacles, and lighting fixtures.

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