BDA Sample Medical Buildings

San Antonio Cancer Center – Mechanical/electrical design for a 26,000 square foot Cancer Center located in San Antonio, TX.  HVAC systems consisted of two institutional VAV systems.  One of the VAV systems was equipped with high efficiency filtration to serve imaging rooms and procedure rooms.  Key treatment equipment included an MRI, a CT, PET, high-density radiation treatment , two linear accelerators, treatment rooms, Xray and physician office space.


New Hope Cancer Clinic – Mechanical/Electrical design for a new 8,500 square foot Cancer Center.  This was a 1 story building with two vaults (Linear Accelator, CT Scanner and HDR).  Facility included exam rooms, treatment rooms, lab and physician offices.

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Cancer Center - Mechanical design for an 8,500 square foot Cancer Center in Hershey, PA.  HVAC systems design consisted of a central VAV unit with VAV zone control.  Perimeter heating incorporated radiant ceiling panels.  BDA also provided technical review services of the MEP drawings for the proposed 180,000 square foot Hershey Cancer Center hospital.  The hospital included laboratories, procedure rooms, cancer treatment equipment and general office/meeting spaces.

MBR – BDA has designed the HVAC, plumbing, electrical and life safety systems for over ten cancer centers in various states for MBR.  These cancer centers are generally located in new structures, and include high-energy linear accelerators, simulators, MRIs, CTs, chemotherapy treatment rooms, exam rooms, nurse’s stations, professional offices and conference rooms.  Below are a sample of some of the centers that BDA has designed:

  • Nagshead Cancer Center
  • Salt Lake City Cancer Center
  • White Dental Clinic
  • York Cancer Center

Woodhaven - HVAC, plumbing, sprinkler and electrical design for a subacute care wing.  Mechanical design included HVAC systems, wet and dry sprinkler systems, plumbing systems, medical gas systems and control systems.  Electrical design included emergency power systems, fire alarms, nurse call system, intercom system, lighting and power distribution.

Uniontown Medical Office Building - HVAC, plumbing, sprinkler and electrical design for an existing building at Uniontown Hospital.  The first phase of the project included a complete building mechanical and electrical systems review.  The second phase of the project included complete mechanical and electrical design.  The mechanical design included a central chiller plant, a central make-up air system, a central boiler plant, direct digital control systems, plumbing systems and fire protection.  Electrical design included emergency lighting, power distribution, fire alarms and general office lighting.

Gilda’s Club Gilda's Club is a special place where the focus is on living with cancer. And where men, women and children with any kind of cancer and their family members and friends can plan and build life-changing emotional and social support.

BDA services included design of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and life safety systems for a  building renovation in Pittsburgh, PA.

Concentra Medical Center – Design of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and life safety systems for a 5,000 square foot physical therapy space in Pittsburgh, PA.  This renovation included hydrotherapy rooms that required control of space temperature and humidity. 

Allegheny General Hospital - HVAC, plumbing, and electrical design of a cancer research facility.  MEP systems included a medical grade compressed air system, a vacuum system, distribution of miscellaneous gasses, radioactive laboratory design, a large UPS system and a process chilled water system to cool lasers.

MPCGS Associates - HVAC, sprinkler, electrical, plumbing, and fire alarm design for a 4-story oncology clinic; which included design of a clean room and special humidity/filtration systems to protect immuno-suppressed patients.  This practice was purchased by UPMC and moved to the Hillman Cancer Center.