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Institutional | HAROLD O'SHEA BUILDERS – SPRINGFIELD CLINIC FIRST NORTH The project has been designed using BIM and prefabrication methods. « Medical Marvel HAROLD O’SHEA BUILDERS DELIVERS A NEW FACILITY ON A HEALTHCARE CAMPUS. BY RUSS GAGER The sections are brought to the jobsite and joined together. “So everyse of prefabrication and BIM on a health clinic is keeping body knows through the model where everybody else is supposed to Harold O'Shea Builders on the cutting edge of Midwestern construction innovation. “Doing BIM really got kicked off and be,” Missel points out. “Through that collaborative process of design/assist, you’re able to make that a successful endeavor.” started in the last three to five years,” recalls Todd Missel, vice Design/assist methods were used with the mechanical, electrical and president and onsite project manager. “Designing in 3-D has kind of plumbing subcontractors. “So we brought those folks onboard early forced construction managers to follow along a through an RFP process that allowed those little bit in order to remanipulate and use the trade subcontractors to work with the designmodel to help tell a story for coordination, to ers in order to keep costs in check and really indicate to owners what it is we’re building.” design some efficiencies into the overall project BIM has been invaluable in the design,” Missel explains. tion of the $60 million Springfield, Ill., Clinic • Project cost: $60 million Designed by BSA Life Structures of St. Louis, Medical Office First North, the second such • Location: Springfield, Il Springfield Clinic First North is not aiming for structure on the Springfield Memorial LEED certification. “I would suspect that most projMedical Center’s approximately 20-acre cam• Employees on site at peak:l. 100 ect owners want the benefits of LEED without paypus. BIM will allow the prefabrication of • Scope of work: Medical offices ing for the actual certification,” Missel points out. mechanical racks for the headwalls of the “So I see a lot of elements of LEED being designed clinic’s 137 examination rooms. into the project.” These include energy-efficient LED The racks will hold mechanical, electrical, light fixtures in the parking garage and energy-effiplumbing and gas outlets in a 20-foot-long -Todd Missel, vice president cient HVAC equipment, along with occupancy senrack section preassembled and preinsulated and onsite project manager sors on lights and low-flow plumbing. in a heated warehouse nearby that housed “With prefabrication, you cut down on the Harold O'Shea Builders until the late 1990s. U Harold O' hea ui er SpringfieldSClinicBFldst sN– ir orth “The continuous improvement is really part of the key to ... our success.” 108 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - November/December 2012
Construction Law
Best Practices
Hurricane Sandy
Marketing Strategies
Holcim (US) Inc.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Rockwell Group
IVM Construction Inc.
Millennium Partners – Millennium Place
Paradigm Cos.
W.G. Yates Construction
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Marlyn Development and S.L. Nusbaum Realty – Heritage Forest Apartments
Chas Roberts Air Conditioning
Bellini Williams Island
Beal|Derkenne Construction – The Hub
Cedar Siding Inc.
Nibbi Bros. – Hunters View Phase 1
EllisDon Corp. – Surrey Memorial Hospital Critical Care
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI Field Building
The Hayner Hoyt Corp.
Paric Corp.
Rotondo Weirich Enterprises Inc.
Advocate Christ Medical Center and Pepper Construction – Outpatient Pavilion expansion
Shawnee Mission Medical Center – United Excel – Birth Center
National Lutheran Communities & Services – The Village at Rockville/ARCH Consultants Ltd.
Harold O'Shea Builders – Springfield Clinic First North
Dewberry/Okland Construction – Western Regional Medical Center Addition
Kohler Ronan LLC
Graber Post Buildings Inc.
Tooz Construction Inc.
Bombardier Learjet – Facility Expansion
Rock Gaming LLC – Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Metrolina Greenhouse
Rommel Cos.
W.G. Tomko Incorporated Contractors
Continental Contractors
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
J.R. Filanc Construction Co. Inc.
Pulice Construction Inc. – I-10 Prince Road
Ames-Granite – US 36
Tomar Construction
E.E. Cruz/Tully – Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens approach
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
CARCON Industries and STL Engineering
Last Look

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