Green features of the facility include a high-efficiency building envelope and heat recovery system, low-flow plumbing fixtures and high-performance irrigation systems, which save water, and lighting design and controls, which reduce energy use.
The 440,000-square-foot, 14-story children’s hospital includes an expanded neonatal center with 40 private rooms, a 24-bed pediatric critical care unit, an emergency wing, a pediatric cardiac unit and a pediatric radiology department with advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities. The hospital also features large windows that highlight the region’s natural beauty, a garden, play spaces and a chapel.
The hospital was recognized as the best healthcare project of 2011 by Engineering News-Record Midwest.
About Turner Construction Company
Turner Construction Company (turnerconstruction.com) provides building services to clients who value diligence, resourcefulness and creativity in a partner. We maintain a network of offices, nationally and around the globe, with a staff of 5,000 employees who work on more than 1,200 projects each year. With $8 billion in annual construction volume, we also rank first or second in the industry’s major market segments.