O&M at an Air Force Medical Facility

About This Project

Kroeschell provides operations and maintenance for an Air Force Base’s medical facilities.

Challenge

Kroeschell provides operations and maintenance for an Air Force Base’s medical facilities. Each building has varying equipment; therefore, their needs are different:

  • Medical Treatment Facility maintenance includes two (2) 250 ton chillers, two (2) 250 ton cooling towers, one (1) 100 ton chiller, one (1) 50 ton data center cooling split system, two (2) high pressure steam reducing stations, eight (8) air handlers, three (3) elevators, one (1) medical gas supply system, one (1) medical vacuum system, one (1) BAS system (Alerton).
  • Dental Facility maintenance includes one (1) 50-ton air cooled chiller, one (1) emergency diesel generator, one (1) low vacuum system, one (1) high vacuum system, two (2) medical air compressors, two (2) air handlers, two (2) autoclaves.
  • Veterinarian Clinic maintenance includes one (1) 20-ton split system and one (1) surgical suite.
  • Logistics Warehouse maintenance includes one (1) 25-ton split system.

Solution

Kroeschell has completed numerous facility improvements including:

  • Installation of solar bollard lighting throughout campus sidewalks. All campus sidewalks are now illuminated at night by batteries that are charged by solar energy.
  • Replacement of sidewalks and trees, and complete repavement and landscaping of sidewalk at a dental clinic. Included underground sprinkler system for watering plants.
  • Installation of new steam and condensate flow metering systems.
  • Remodel of facility shower rooms.
  • Repair and replacement of major portions of clinic roof.
  • Installation of server room A/C split-system.
  • Replacement of facility medical gas air compressor and vacuum system.
  • Upgrade to existing security key-card system.
  • Replacement of two 100 ton chillers, two cooling towers, one air handling unit.
  • Replaced electrical switchgear.

Results

With the replacements and upgrades to the HVAC and motion control lighting systems, the Air Force Base recognized major improvements in their energy efficiency. Additionally, Kroeschell was able to enhance and prolong the life cycle for many of the other existing real estate assets.

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Customer Profile

The Kirtland AFB, 377th Medical Group provides daily operational medical support to the 377th Air Base Wing and over 100 associate organizations. Additionally, the group provides primary health care to patients enrolled in TRICARE Prime and assigned to Kirtland AFB clinic, and temporary duty personnel.

Category

Government, Government Facility Maintenance, Medical, Medical Facility Maintenance, MEP Design-Build Engineering