Southland Industries served as the mechanical and plumbing engineer, mechanical subcontractor, and plumbing subcontractor for the new 525,000 square foot Kaiser Fontana Hospital facility. During this design-assist project, the seven-story hospital was constructed next to an existing 40-year-old hospital.
The project involved four major structures: a four-level diagnostic and treatment building, a seven-story patient tower, a 57,000 square foot health services building, and a 23,000 square foot stand-alone central utility plant servicing the new facility.
The diagnostic and treatment building includes emergency and trauma services with advanced medical equipment. Supporting these services, are two state of the art robotic cardiovascular and general orthopedic operating rooms in addition to the eight general operating rooms and three radiology rooms.
- 4-Story diagnostic and treatment building with two kitchen and food preparation areas.
- 325-bed patient tower consisting of two ICU levels.
- 12 ORs: 2 cardiovascular, 2 general orthopedic, 8 general operating rooms, 2 catheterization laboratories, and 3 radiology rooms.
- 3,000 tons of chilled water-cooling capacity.
- 360 BHP thermal fluid generators technology for steam generation.
- 28,800 MBH of heating hot water boiler capacity.
- 600 feet of underground utilities being fed from the central utility plant to the 3 new structures.
- (2) 30,000-gallon underground fuel oil storage tanks serving emergency generators.
- (1) 30,000 gallon underground emergency water storage tank with UV reactor for bacteria control.
- OSHPD code-compliant seismic systems and equipment.