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Mount Nittany Medical Center

Emergency Department

  • New 65,900 SF addition and renovations
  • Treatment area was divided into pods to accommodate the large fluxuations of cases throughout the year
  • Project consisted of:
    • 44 new treatment rooms
    • MRI suite
    • Behavioral health unit
    • Main lobby
    • Pediatric unit
    • Administrative office suite
    • Helipad located above the roof and a shell space for future expansion
    • Snow melt systems were installed for the sidewalk and helipad
    • Variable air volume air-handlers with chilled water coils, steam heating, and UV disinfection provide heating and cooling
    • Upgrade to the stand-by generator distribution system to expand the essential power
  • Involved careful planning for continuity of service of the existing emergency department during construction