Southside Regional Medical Center

Customer: Bovis Lend Lease

Owner: Community Health Systems

Project Duration: 18 Months

Area: 420,000 SF

Market: Commercial

Sector: Healthcare

Contract Amount: $35M


Greenfield construction of a new 420,000 SF 300 bed hospital with an aggressive 18 month construction schedule. ACI engaged in design assist to perform the HVAC, plumbing and medical gas scopes of work.

The mechanical system consisted of a 2400 ton chilled water plant, 6975 GPM cooling tower, and custom air handling units totaling 620,000 CFM. The hot water reheat system totaled 50,212 MBH. During design-assist, ACI was able to reduce cost, provide constructability suggestions, and meet the demanding schedule needs required for project success.