Healthcare

Tri-Tech staff has experience working on healthcare facility projects ranging from small administrative office renovations to new construction of greenfield hospitals, in multiple types of facilities.  Our staff is knowledgeable in designing around the many codes and guidelines that govern the healthcare field, to provide our clients with the best design to meet their needs and allow for the best possible installation to serve both staff and patients.

The engineering and design staff at Tri-Tech has completed multiple mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering projects for healthcare clients.  Types of projects completed include administrative renovations, imaging suites, operating rooms, patient and exam rooms, lab renovations, and infrastructure analysis and replacement.

Tri-Tech staff has successfully completed projects in the following facility types:

  • Medical Office Buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Diagnostic imaging centers
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Freestanding emergency departments
  • Mental health facilities
  • Assisted living facilities

With many different regulations that healthcare facilities are required to operate within, it is important to select an engineering firm that has experience and is knowledgeable of the multitude of codes, guidelines and design practices that are required to achieve a quality design product.  Tri-Tech staff has experience interpreting and designing to meet codes and guidelines such as:

  • FGI Guidelines
  • ASHRAE
  • OBC
  • IES
  • NFPA
  • ODH
  • The Joint Commission and HFAP
  • ASSE

Tri-Tech has extensive experience in studying and mapping facility infrastructures for many different types of facilities – industrial, governmental, healthcare, and others.  This includes sprinkler; plumbing; HVAC equipment and piping; and electrical systems. Our background provides us with the experience necessary to know what to document, and how to present it clearly so that it can be most useful to the facility owners.

Due to the many different types of systems and applications in healthcare facilities, the staff at Tri-Tech are uniquely positioned to respond to unique requests for services. Recent projects for healthcare facilities have included updating operational standards for Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans, measuring sound pressure for fire alarm annunciating devices, and measuring magnetic flux for MRI machines. Additionally, Tri-Tech has many years of experience working with large central utility plant equipment serving facilities and campuses.

Building on the many years of experience Tri-Tech has accumulated in specialized lab and industrial processes and applications, Tri-Tech is successfully expanding their services to incorporate healthcare-specific applications, including medical gas applications. Multiple members of Tri-Tech staff have experience in different healthcare facilities and hold industry-specific certifications, such as Medical Gas Specialist (ASSE 6005).