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Successful Team Collaboration Leads to Two Award Winning Projects

March 6, 2013 - Sparling is extremely proud to be on the design teams of two prestigious 2013 ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering) Vista Award recipient projects. Swedish Issaquah Central Utility Plant won the Vista Award for Infrastructure and MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital Patient Care Tower won the Vista Award for New Construction. The awards were presented at the annual International Summit & Exhibition on Healthy Facility Planning, Design & Construction (PDC Summit) in San Francisco on February 25th. The awards recognize teams who worked together to overcome various challenges and accomplish their goals of creating a safe healthcare physical environment on their projects.

Since 1993 the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) has provided professionals with an opportunity to gain national recognition for their design and construction initiatives through the Vista Awards program.

Vista Award for Infrastructure - This award is presented to an organization that has modified or replaced major portions of a facility's utility generation, distribution, or control systems.

Swedish Issaquah Medical Center, Central Utility Plant, Issaquah, Washington

Swedish Issaquah is a 175-bed, 375,000 square foot facility that is served by a new 16,000 square foot central utility plant with an infrastructure that is designed to accommodate an additional 150,000 square feet of future growth. The team succeeded in building the most energy efficient healthcare complex in the State of Washington, as well as one of the most energy efficient facilities in the country without sacrificing the overall corporate mission of improving the health and well-being of the people they serve.

The Swedish Issaquah project team includes: Swedish Health Services, CollinsWoerman, Hammes Company, Sellen Construction, CDi Engineers, Sparling, Cochran, University Mechanical, DCI Engineers, Coughlin Porter Lundeen, Candela and Engineering Economics, Inc.

Vista Award for New Construction -- This Vista award is presented to an organization that has constructed a new facility essentially from the ground up. The new facility may be connected to an existing facility, but must have its own identity and be a new space.

MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital Patient Care Tower, Puyallup, Washington

MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Washington was built with to serve the expanding needs of the growing East Pierce County population in the Tacoma, Washington area. The resulting hospital successfully meets the goals of the owner for patient-centered care and making the community "at home" in their new hospital, creating lean workflows that enhance clinical staff efficiencies and reduce energy and maintenance costs, , maximizing safety for patients and staff and provide flexibility for future growth.

The MultiCare Good Samaritan project team includes: Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital, Good Sam Design Collaborative-a joint venture of Clark/Kjos Architects and GBJ Architecture, ABKJ, CDi, Sparling, Skanska USA, Candela, University Mechanical and VECA.