D.P. Electric provides electrical contracting services for RCDS Contractors Inc. on the new 37,000 sf Rehabilitation Medicine Building for the Phoenix VA Health Care System of Arizona. The facility co-locates Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services with Prosthetics Services. The first floor rehab center includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, kinesiotherapy, acts of daily living and driver training and has four electromyography rooms as well as administrative offices. The second floor is occupied by Prosthetics Services and includes exam rooms, amputee evaluation, wheel chair repair, shoe modification, administrative offices, and prosthesis laboratory work areas. In addition to bringing physical medicine, rehabilitation, and prosthetics services under one roof, the new addition is constructed with a partial basement, and is designed to accommodate expansion in a third floor.
The new Rehabilitation Medicine addition was designed to Silver LEED criteria. Project challenges include a confined work area and the task of building adjacent to and connecting to a fully operational healthcare facility.
Size: 37,000 sf
Owner: Phoenix VA Health Care System of Arizona
Contractor: RCDS Contractors, Inc.
Architect: Westlake Reed Leskosky
Completion: August 2013
Attributes: LEED Silver Design, BIM, Confined work area