Vanderbilt’s Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital is a 766,285 sq. ft., 206 bed, state of the art facility. Included in house is an outpatient clinic and ample space for future offices and research.
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, an area know for its growth in Health Care, this addition compliments the ever expanding Vanderbilt Hospital Complex. Tastefully designed for and with children in mind, it is a welcome addition to the medical community.
Power for the new complex was fed approximately 1200 feet from the existing hospital via two (2) 400 amp 13.8 volt feeders. The main electrical room consists of six (6) 4000 KVA 13.8 KV / 480/277 volt pad-mounted transformers. This electrical room is backed by an emergency power system consisting of three (3) 1500 KW generator sets with synchronizing / paralleling switch gear and eleven (11) automatic transfer switches. The automatic transfer switches range in size from 400 amp to 2000 amp. The electrical contract for this facility included all power and lighting, fire alarm, nurse call, patient monitoring, security access and other systems. Harlan Electric Company completed this joint venture project with fellow FEC Member Chapel Romanoff Technologies, LLC.
ARCHITECT: Earl Swensson Associates, Inc. Nashville, Tennessee
ENGINEER: Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Nashville, Tennessee
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Centex Rodgers, Nashville, Tennessee