Fort Hood, Texas
Balfour Beatty/McCarthy JV
Type of Work:
Design-Build (mechanical and plumbing)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Southland Industries is performing design-build mechanical and plumbing services for a new 947,000 square foot hospital at Fort Hood, Texas. This hospital will replace the existing 45-year-old hospital, and provide state of the art healthcare to service members and their families.
- Supply air is comprised of 100% outside air HVAC system in all patient care areas to achieve superior indoor air quality and exceptional energy efficiency.
- A remote central utility plant with high efficiency heating and cooling systems that include heat recovery chillers, high efficiency centrifugal chillers, and boiler stack economizers.
- An Integrated Building Systems (IBS) design facility with accessible interstitial space above all patient care areas for utilities.
- A sustainable project designed to achieve LEED Gold and exceed the 30% minimum energy reduction over ASHRAE Standard 90.1.
- An Energy Independence Security Act (EISA) compliant building design with a 55% reduction in energy use over existing hospitals.
- A water efficient design that achieves a 30% reduction in domestic water use.
- Capture and re-use of cooling tower wastewater to reduce irrigation water requirements.