Clements University Hospital – 3rd Tower Expansion

Owner: University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas, Texas
Professional Services: Commissioning
Markets: Higher Education

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) is a component of The University of Texas System. UT Southwestern is one of the country’s leading academic medical centers. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is a top academic medical center, world-renowned for its research, widely respected for its teaching and training, and highly regarded for the quality of clinical care its faculty provides to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals & Clinics, and its affiliated hospitals.

In 2016, Bath was selected to Commission the 3rd Tower Expansion of the hospital. The project includes adding 646,370 sf – 12 levels of new construction for hospital expansion third tower, 68,643 sf of hospital renovation, 9,346 sf of Materials Management Building Renovation and constructing two new parking structures. The new hospital expansion third tower includes: 13 emergency exam rooms, 19 operating rooms, 292 new various specialties acute beds, Angio/Hybrid IMRI, a pavilion, dietary and administration spaces. Bath completed commissioning the expansion in 2021.

Bath Commissioning Corp. was responsible for commissioning the following systems:

  • Heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems
  • Mechanical equipment alignment and vibration testing
  • Lighting control systems & Lightning protection
  • Refrigeration systems
  • Emergency power systems including generators and automatic transfer switches
  • Non-interruptible power supply (UPS) systems
  • Life safety systems (fire alarm, egress pressurization, fire detection and protection)
  • Room and building pressurization
  • Chemical fume hood and biological safety cabinet airflow
  • Normal power systems
  • Domestic and process water pumping and mixing systems
  • Network and telecommunication systems
  • Communication systems including nurse call systems
  • Special Systems including Security, Irrigation, Conveying
  • Plumbing systems
  • Medical air, gas and vacuum system