Gulf Coast Hospital
Gulf Coast Hospital - Ft. Myers, FL
For Gulf Coast Hospital, the 420,000 square foot addition and almost 20,000 square feet of renovation to the existing hospital building has all been intended to accommodate the additional growth expected in the area. Designed by Perkins+Will architectural firm, the new building will wrap around the current Gulf Coast Hospital. When complete, the facility will be four times larger than its initial footprint and will feature 349 private patient rooms, a 43-bed emergency department that is double the current capacity, 22 large operating rooms with more square footage than in the current O.R., and a structure built for future growth to 421 beds. For that future growth, the patient-care towers are being constructed to four stories but are designed to go up another three.
With the contracts for this job's mechanical and plumbing scopes of work, Kirlin's work includes a large, ground-floor central energy plant houses the systems' major equipment and there are over 1,600 fixtures, five boilers, a glycol chiller and 25 air handling units.