Meritus Medical Center

Hagerstown, MD
Owner Washington Country Regional Medical Center
General Contractor Gilbane Building Company
Schedule Duration 08/2008 to 12/2010
Architect / Engineer Matthew & Colin Associates / Leach Wallace Associates, Inc.
Mechanical Subcontract Value $44.2MM

Project Overview

Bell performed all mechanical installation for the new 550,000 square foot Meritus Medical Center, an acute care hospital located in Hagerstown, Maryland. Services include a special care nursery, level III trauma program, primary stroke center, wound center and a cardiac diagnostic laboratory.

Mechanical installa­tion included plumbing, medical gas systems, mechanical piping, HVAC ductwork and all associated mechanical equipment for a functioning hospital.

The new facility includes a Central Utility Plant consisting of:

  •  400 HP Steam Boilers
  •  Clean Steam Generators
  •  Steam Fired Domestic Water Heaters
  •  1000 ton Chillers
  •  1000 ton Cooling Towers
  •  Custom Air Handling Units (totaling 430,000 cfm)