BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital

BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Building FunctionEmergency services, inpatient and outpatient 
Gross Floor Area59,457 square meters (640,000 square feet)  
LocationVancouver, British Columbia 
Scope– LEED Executive 
– Independent Energy Consultant (IEC) 
– Measurement and Verification (M&V) 
Project DescriptionTeck Acute Care Centre is an eight-storey facility which includes medical/surgical inpatient units, an emergency department, medical imaging, and procedural suites, hematology/oncology department and a pediatric intensive care unit for BC Children’s. It also includes high-risk birthing and a new neonatal intensive care unit. 
Value Added– LEED Healthcare v3 Gold certification achieved for the Facility  
– Energy targets verified and met through M&V. As IEC, Edge continues to assist the Public Private Partnership (PPP) team to ensure the same throughout the monitoring period. 

Langley Memorial Hospital – ED

Langley Memorial Hospital – ED

Building FunctionEmergency services
Gross Floor Area3,211 square meters (34,565 square feet) 
LocationLangley, British Columbia  
Scope– LEED Executive 
– LEED Energy Modeling 
– Measurement and Verification (M&V) 
Project DescriptionThe new addition to the Langley Memorial Hospital comprises of a new Emergency Department and main entrance to the hospital. The addition was proposed to tackle the growing population and increasing demand for emergency health services. The Emergency Department has been designed to enhance occupant comfort & safety. This concept embraces reducing large waiting rooms, promotes one-way flow of patients from check-in to discharge, addresses Mental Health as well as clearer distinction/assignment to creating Zoning clusters based on CTAS standards. 
Value Added– On-going efforts to achieve LEED Healthcare v4 Gold certification 
– Collaboration with design team to implement successful energy efficient strategies from previous projects and achieve 30% energy cost savings. 
– On-going efforts to implement M&V strategy to verify and achieve energy savings during Facility operation. 

Sechelt Hospital

Sechelt Hospital

Building FunctionEmergency services, inpatient and outpatient 
Gross Floor Area5,388 square meters (58,000 square feet) 
LocationSechelt, British Columbia 
Scope– LEED Executive 
– Water Auditor 
Project DescriptionThe Sechelt Hospital comprises of emergency and radiology departments, intensive care rooms and a new labour and delivery unit, all of which are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. The project also accommodates two new floors of single-occupancy inpatient rooms that provide the highest standard of infection control. The new and existing hospital buildings are organized around a light-filled lobby, which marks the new main entrance to the hospital. 
It is also North America’s first carbon neutral healthcare facility. In addition to a high-performance building envelope, the project includes 125 boreholes, each 250 feet deep, which provide a source of zero-carbon energy for heating and cooling the building.  
Value Added– LEED Healthcare v3 Gold certification achieved for the Facility 
– Carbon neutral energy operation owing to energy efficiency measures, renewable energy and purchase of RECs 
– Water auditing to determine water reduction strategies to lower potable water consumption 

Lakes District Hospital

Lakes District Hospital

Building FunctionEmergency services, inpatient and outpatient 
Gross Floor Area6,038 square meters (65,000 square feet) 
LocationBurns Lake, British Columbia 
ScopeLEED Executive  
Project DescriptionThe Lakes District Hospital & Health Centre includes 16 beds (13 acute care beds, one isolation room, one palliative care room, one labour/delivery/recovery site), emergency services, diagnostic imaging, a laboratory, pharmacy, mental health and addiction facilities, rehabilitation services, administrative offices, food services, logistical services and a procedure space that is large enough to provide future flexibility for the development of operating room space.  
Value AddedImplemented equivalent healthcare credits in addition to achieving LEED New Construction v3 Silver certification 

Chinook Regional Expansion

Chinook Regional Expansion

Building FunctionEmergency services, inpatient and outpatient 
Gross Floor Area23,225 square meters (250,000 square feet) 
LocationLethbridge, Alberta 
ScopeLEED Executive 
Project DescriptionThe redevelopment of the Chinook Regional Hospital adds a new five-storey wing to the hospital and includes expansions to several departments, including day surgery and neonatal intensive care.  
The expansion is the first Canadian healthcare project to pursue the LEED for Healthcare rating system. 
Value Added– LEED Healthcare v3 Silver certification achieved.
– Facility design was impacted by influences in patient comfort.