Anyone facing a cancer diagnosis hopes for the best care and the most comfortable treatment possible. For residents outside a major city where many treatment centers are located, this often means making repeated long trips from home to more metropolitan areas – adding more weight to an already heavy burden. Thankfully, because of the advances in medical knowledge, care, and treatment over the past 20 years, those difficult trips are no longer an automatic part of a treatment program. A trend toward creating regional cancer treatment centers has helped push sophisticated critical care out from the cities to towns and outlying areas that need them most. Read the full post →

Project Details:
Client:Burt Hill
City, State:Mars, PA
Size:25,000 sq. ft.
Sector(s):Healthcare, Multifamily
Service(s) Performed:Design/Engineer

Allen & Shariff provided M/E/P engineering services for a 25,000 SF single story building with 30 private rooms each with full baths, common support spaces and a nominal commercial kitchen.  Amenities include a Great Room, Family Game Room and Creative Arts Center and a Chapel.

The newest technologies are incorporated to help residents remain as independent and safe as possible.

  • Allen & Shariff used the architectural BIM model for energy analysis and coordination purposes.
  • Performed HVAC calculations and designed HVAC systems. Designed kitchen ventilation and exhaust systems.
  • Performed site lighting ordinance review and research, site plan light level calculations and review, power distribution and lighting control design and coordination, central nurse call system design, building emergency power system design (life safety and critical equipment), and life safety design (fire alarm, exit lights, and emergency egress lighting).
  • Performed plumbing calculations and designed plumbing systems (sanitary, vent, water, and gas).  Designed incoming fire service and dry fire protection system and piping.
  • Prepared written book specifications and performed construction administration services.

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UPMC – U.S. Steel Tower

Allen & Shariff provided MEP, FP, IT, and Security services for multiple tenant fit-out’s on 18 floors at the UPMC – U.S. Steel Tower

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Queen Anne’s Hospice

Provided MEP engineering design services and Construction Administration for the new 11,235 square foot Hospice of Queen Anne’s.  The new Center allows Hospice of Queen Anne’s to offer expanded services, including six residence beds with private baths, an administrative wing for clinical and office staff, and a Center for Bereavement and Healing. The common areas include […]

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Gladys Spellman Hospital

MEP engineering for renovations to the 5,000 SF nursing home wing that included emergency power for critical care and nurse call system.

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Prince George’s Co. Hospital

Responsible for the survey and documentation of existing 5,000 SF food preparation area waste piping. Design modifications were made to the piping to provide a dedicated waste system from fixtures that were required to be drained through a new grease interceptor.  Allen & Shariff’s scope of services included sizing the  grease interceptor and design of […]

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Onley Community Health Center

MEP & site lighting design for a 23,850 SF outpatient medical office building. Designed around a central nursing station, the facility provides medical and dental family health services and includes dedicated wings for services such as pediatrics, internal medicine, family practice and services for corporate accounts.  Includes up to 36 exam rooms for nine healthcare […]

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Medical Pavilion at Howard Co.

LEED, Pre-requisite & Enhanced Commissioning Services for a new, modern, state-of-the-art five (5) story medical office building of approximately 165,000 SF located on the Campus of Howard County General Hospital in Howard County, Maryland.

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