Hospital Projects - Lessons Learned

Author: Elena Ress, M.E., P.E.
Course #: 2021001

PDH : 2 hrs

Price: $20.00

Course Description:

The objective of this course is to share lessons learned in hospital projects with other engineers. Many of these lessons can be transferred to other types of design and construction projects. Mechanical engineers as well as civil, electrical, construction, and architectual engineers will all benefit from reading this continuing education course. Below are some of the topics that are covered in this lesson:

• Ductwork constriction
• What to watch out for if the electric utility replaces a transformer
• Duct and space pressurization
• Conflicts between different authorities having jurisdiction
• Limited above-ceiling space issues
• Asbestos
• Flood plain issues
• Sanitary pipe replacement
• Curb heights
• How to appropriately set up a filter fan unit
• Limitations to meet current codes
• Forecasting outages
• Like-for-like replacements

About the Author:

Elena Ress, P.E. received a B.S. and an M.E. in chemical engineering from the University of South Florida, both summa cum laude. She received her professional engineering licence in mechanical engineering. She has spent nearly 20 years in the design, design/build, and performance contracting industries.