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April 10, 2013

Geisinger Health System Selects MBP for Commissioning Authority Contract
MBP to Commission new Medical Laboratory Building

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - MBP is pleased to announce that Geisinger Health System (GHS) has selected the firm to provide professional commissioning authority services for a new Medical Laboratory Building at the Danville, PA campus.

As Commissioning Authority, MBP will serve as the owner's agent to develop, manage, coordinate, and commission the building systems for the $55 million New Medical Laboratory Building seeking LEED Certification for New Construction Certification. The project duration is approximately 34 months, including design, construction, and warranty phases to provide fundamental commissioning of the building energy systems and enhanced commissioning services.

"We are excited to be working with GHS to help advance its mission to enhance quality of life," says Graham Stewart, PE, LEED AP, Branch Manager. "We look forward to bringing our knowledge and expertise to help deliver a successful, cost-efficient project."

The project involves the construction of a new, five-level Medical Laboratory and Food Service area totaling approximately 158,000 square feet, of which about 8,000 square feet is shell space and 18,000 square feet is the mechanical penthouse.

The building systems to be commissioned include air handling systems and associated return and exhaust fans, energy recovery units, variable flow laboratory supply and exhaust systems, laboratory hood monitoring systems, terminal VAV boxes, including reheat coils, lighting control systems, emergency power system including transfer switches and monitoring system, building automation system, and building envelope.


About MBP
MBP is a multi-disciplined consulting firm that provides a broad range of professional services designed to mitigate risk and optimize value within the built environment. Our diverse team of experts specialize in innovative solutions to our clients’ dynamic infrastructure and facility needs. We maximize an owner’s investment by identifying performance enhancements and efficiency improvements which translate into reduced lifecycle asset costs. Established in 1989, MBP is a nationally recognized construction management services firm with offices in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Professional engineering services in North Carolina are offered by MBP Carolinas (d/b/a MBP).



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