Ft. Riley Irwin Army Hospital
Ft. Riley, KS
SYSTEM TYPES: central utility plant; green space; boilers; chillers; filtration; pump skids
SERVICES PROVIDED: Virtual Design & Construction; Piping and Plumbing Fabrication; Piping and Plumbing Construction; Green Building/LEED
LOCATION: Ft. Riley, KS
General Contractor: Balfour Beatty and Walton
Architect/Engineer : Leo A Daly/RLF
Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Ft. Riley’s new Irwin Army Community Hospital was the largest single government contract underway at the time and was deemed a “statement facility” for Ft. Riley and the Federal Government.
The project consisted of a +570,000 SF community hospital with six-story hospital and clinic space, two-story central utility plant and two-story parking garage. The primary facilities include an inpatient medical facility with ancillary services. The building was divided into four zones and two facilities.
The main building consisted of a 262,000 sq. ft. hospital, which includes green roof structures. The other half of the main building consisted of 288,000 sq. ft. of clinic space.
The central plant is a two-story building of approximately 20,000 sq. ft. attached to the hospital that contains all hot water boilers, steam boilers, chillers, heat recovery chillers, hydronic pumps, reheat heat exchangers, condenser water pit, domestic water booster pump, domestic water heaters/storage tanks, domestic water UV and copper-silver ionization skids, medical gas source equipment, and fuel oil pump skids and filtration units serving the boilers and emergency generators.
- 24 Air Handling Units
- Three 750-ton centrifugal chillers
- 232,000 manhours on plumbing and piping in the field
- Two green roof spaces and a healing garden