Medical Construction & Design

SEP-OCT 2014

Medical Construction & Design (MCD) is the industry's leading source for news and information and reaches all disciplines involved in the healthcare construction and design process.

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mcdmag.com September/October 2014 | Medical Construction & Design 15 Secondary source pathways like floors and walls often harbor infectious microbes that can lead to HAIs (hospital-acquired infections). Dur-A-Flex ® seamless floors & walls are designed to meet stringent environmental facility protocols. 860-528-9838 • www.dur-a-flex.com BLOCK THE PATH TO INFECTION See us at Booth# 306 Sept. 30 & Oct. 1 Navy Pier, Festival Hall B In brief Comprehensive data about hospitals, medical offi ce buildings and other healthcare proper- ties is now available online at RevistaMed. com/PropertySearch . The database features Marketview Reports, including historical sta- tistics on inventory growth, sales transactions and details on healthcare facility construction projects, both regionally and nationally. AECOM Technology Corporation has acquired Hunt Construction Group , which has more than 700 employees in nine U.S. offi ces. Hunt has managed construction of several facilities that AECOM provided design services, including the Proton Therapy Clinic at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. LIGHTFAIR International seeks top lighting and design practitioners to speak at its next tradeshow and conference, which will be held May 3-5, 2015 in New York. The 2015 confer- ence will have the central theme of integrated design. For more details, visit lightfair.com. The Design-Build Institute of America recently announced its 19th annual Design- Build Project/Team Award winners. The projects were recognized for exemplary collaboration and integration in design- build project delivery. The winning health- care projects were: California Health Care Facility Stockton, Stockton, California; Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton, Camp Pendleton, California and Sharp Memorial Hospital, seismic renovation of south and central towers & ICU remodel, San Diego, California. To learn more, visit dbia.org. Industry News Code and the LEED green building program. The groups aim to create a com- prehensive framework for jurisdictions looking to implement and adopt green building regulations and codes and/or provide incentives for voluntary leader- ship programs such as LEED. The agreement outlines the devel- opment, maintenance and implementa- tion of new versions of ANSI/ASHRAE/ IES/USGBC Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Resi- dential Buildings and the IgCC, which will be combined into one regulatory tool. This agreement also seeks to align the LEED program with the new code to ensure a streamlined, effective set of regulatory and above-code options for jurisdictions across the country.

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