The new five-story tower offers an additional 141 private rooms, bringing the total at the Siena Campus to 360. The 220,000-square-foot project includes 28 additional emergency bays and 19 observation beds for a total of 73 patient treatment locations within the emergency department. The expansion also includes six new operating suites, separate entrances for cardiology and cardiovascular services, and expanded space for admitting, nutrition services, radiology, lab, pharmacy, endoscopy suites and other highly utilized outpatient support services.
TMCx was retained by Dignity Health to perform construction phase commissioning, including special inspection services of the smoke control system. At the time of being retained, construction was underway. TMCx assumed the role of Cx Agent through project completion.
Resolution: by adding humidity level sensors in the return ductwork and programming set points in the BAS. Currently there are alarms if the levels go beyond their set points as well as the ability to manipulate the desired levels. Before the change were made the humidifiers basically ran free, with constant addition of humidity to the area. As a result, patient comfort during their stay can be ultimately achieved. Making their stay a memorable and relaxing one.
Resolution: the controls contractor added the necessary points for alarming and set points to the automation system. With the addition of the parameters to the system, it now runs automatically. The system operating at its peak level and running properly, helps to control the spread of potentially harmful germs to the other patients with already weakened immune systems.