Services Provided
Design Team
Earl Architects
Construction Manager
Brasfield & Gorrie
Greensboro, Georgia
Project Size
80,000 GSF
Project Cost
$48 million
Systems Commissioned
HVAC Systems
Emergency Power
Fire Alarm
Pneumatic Tube


The new 25-bed acute care critical assess hospital for St. Mary’s Health Care System. The new building contains patient rooms, exam rooms, procedure rooms, imaging suites, operating rooms, intensive care units, work areas and labs.

Mechanical systems for the patient treatment areas included large variable refrigerant system with 88 indoor heat pumps and branch selectors served by 7 outdoor heat pumps, large central station air handling units, a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system, Phoenix venturi valves, and Trane DDC controls. Chilled water was provided by three new chillers dedicated to the building. Two new boilers serve the hot water heating system.

Patient rooms were heated and cooled by a VRF system with multiple evaporator fan coil units connected to single condensing units.

KLG Jones provided full commissioning services for the mechanical, electrical, lighting, emergency power, fire alarm and pneumatic tube systems. All of the drawings were reviewed at critical times during the design phase of the project. Commissioning specifications and a commissioning plan were prepared. All of the MEP submittals were reviewed in parallel with the A/E team. Periodic site visits were made to inspect the construction and hold commissioning meetings. Functional performance tests were prepared and the functional testing was conducted in conjunction with the contractors. All of the test and balance work was validated through random sampling techniques.

High Performance Commissioning

  • Large Variable Refrigerant
  • System 88 IHP / 7 OHP


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