NEW PATIENT PAVILION
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
The New Patient Pavilion (NPP) is a 200,000 SF, 6-story high rise building with a partial basement and plans to add two floors (approximately 50,000 SF) of patient floors in the future and located on the corner of 137th Street and Lenox Avenue on an old parking lot adjacent to the existing Martin Luther King (MLK) Hospital Building. The NPP building is connected to the existing MLK Building and Ron Brown Building.
The building consists of emergency department, café, art gallery, 7-story atrium on the first floor, diagnostic procedures departments on the second floor, operating rooms on the third floor, dialysis center and central sterilization on fourth floor, shell space on fifth floor, patient bedrooms on the sixth floor, MER on the seventh floor, and elevator machine rooms on 7th floor mezzanine.
Electrical system design included new 120/208V Con Edison vault with four (4) 3200A takeoffs, four (4) 4000A service switchboards, two (2) 208V-2400/4160V step-up transformers with neutral ground resistors for chillers, power monitoring system, step-up and step-down transformers to match normal and emergency power voltage, automatic transfer switches, cable and conduit distribution systems, including three (3) 265/480V emergency switchboards with electronic type circuit breakers, lighting system, lighting control, fire alarm and smoke purge systems.
The 265/460V emergency generator plant is located on the roof of the MLK building and the 4160V electric chiller plant located in the MLK building is supplied power from the NPP electric service via two (2) 208V-2400/4160V step-up transformers.