Mission Hospital Laguna Beach Central Plant Upgrade
Start / Completion Date:
November 2011 / November 2012
Pacific Rim Mechanical was the prime contractor for this hospital central plant replacement. The design-build project consisted of installing new larger absorption chillers, chilled water lines, a new ultra-quiet cooling tower and condenser water lines, medical vacuum, a sound attenuated emergency generator and related equipment. This fully operational hospital OSHPD project required innovative solutions, use of 4D BIM through design and construction, value engineering, use of integrated project delivery methods and extensive coordination. Due to historical neighbor complaints we designed and constructed a 25’ high sound barrier wall. The chiller and boiler plant were replaced without disturbing hospital operations, nor the neighbors within very close proximity.