VCU Adult Outpatient Pavilion

Richmond, VA
VCU Health System
General Contractor
Hourigan Construction
Schedule Duration
Architect / Engineer
Mechanical Subcontract Value

Project Overview

Bell was awarded the Mechanical and Plumbing Design-Assist subcontract on VCU’s new 18-story, 604,000 SF Adult Outpatient Pavilion and connected 475,000 SF parking deck. The effort entailed design development and construction of the facility’s mechanical and plumbing systems. Owner goals included flexible MEP systems that can support future expansions and relocations without disruption to adjacent areas. The project was required to achieve LEED Silver certification.

During the Design-Assist phase, Bell provided budgeting at the 100% Schematic Design, 100% Preliminary Design, 50% and 95% Construction Document Levels including:  Budget Management (Scope Growth Control, Value Management Recommendations and Pricing); Constructability Reviews; Specification Change Recommendations; and Collaborative BIM reviews with model improvements.

Mechanical and Plumbing Systems included:

  • Fan Wall Air Handling Units (500,000+ cfm)
  • General, Special Waste, and Isolation Exhaust systems
  • Parking Garage Air Quality Monitoring and Ventilation
  • Chilled Water Plant (2,600 ton)
  • Steam to Heating Hot Water
  • Distributed Unitary Heating and Cooling Units
  • Emergency Generator Fuel Oil System
  • Domestic and Sanitary Systems and Fixtures
  • Clear Condensate Collection system
  • Medical Gas Equipment and system

Photos: VCU University Marketing