This new $320 million, 585,000-square-foot medical complex in Rockford, IL, includes a six-story hospital focused on women and children, plus a four-story outpatient clinic and a central utility plant. G/BA commissioned the project, in collaboration with design firm AECOM and contractor Mortenson.
The new Riverside campus of the former Rockford Memorial Hospital includes a 194-bed hospital with intensive care, a cardiac center, 10 surgical suites, and the area’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma center. The scope covered all major equipment, such as air handlers; exhaust and supply fans; three centrifugal chillers; one dedicated heat-recovery chiller; chilled water pump; cooling towers; condenser water pumps; three steam boilers and condensate return pumps; six heating hot water boilers; hot water system pumps; condensate pumps; fan coil units; computer room air conditioning units; emergency power; domestic water heaters; sump and sewage ejector pumps; fire and jockey pumps; and low-voltage electrical systems like nurse call.
Numerous issues were identified and resolved through commissioning, including: