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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC

The Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC is an 85,000 SF, three-level structural steel facility that houses a new cancer treatment center along with medical office and retail space. The new structure is tied into the existing medical office building and hospital via a skyway connection. Unique components include a specially-built vault to safely contain the high-energy linear accelerator with associated treatment rooms and dedicated IMRT, IGRT, and PET/CT treatment areas.

Additional features include the following:

  • LEED Certified
  • 88% of All Construction Waste & Debris Diverted Away From Landfills To Recycling Centers
    • Typical project debris diversion is approximately 20%, with an average of 50% on projects seeking LEED certification
  • Healthiest Healthcare Facility in LA Based on Indoor Environmental Energy & Atmosphere
    • Total non-smoking worksite
    • Indoor air mitigation procedures throughout construction
    • Complete post-construction flush-out of air system to remove all pollutants
  • HEPA Filters throughout HVAC system
  • 2 High Energy Linear Accelerators Housed in a Specially Designed & Built Vault
    • 4’ – 8’ thick concrete walls, 3’ thick concrete roof to encapsulate radiation
  • Rooftop Garden
    • Strategically placed for viewing by cancer patients while receiving treatment
    • Increases green space
    • Reduces overall energy costs, heat pollution, heat radiation, and amount of heat rejection off of building roofs
  • Storm Drainage Retention System
    • Recycles/reuses rainwater from roof and parking lot
    • Reduces impact on municipal water supply and drainage system
  • High Tech Lighting Controls
    • Highly sensitive light harvesting dimmers sense amount of natural daylight and adjust brightness accordingly
    • Reduces overall power usage and cost
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Client:

Hospital Services District 1, Terrebonne Parish

Location:

Houma, LA

Start Date:

January 2010

Completion Date:

August 2011

Square Footage:

85,000

Categories:

Healthcare
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