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Expansion and Renovations for Linen Services and Sterile Processing Department Center Hampton VA Medical Center

The Project : The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) center outgrew its space and required an expansion to properly service the VA Medical Center in Hampton, VA. Edgewater began by preparing the site for an addition to the building’s operations; including demolition and removal of existing structures, furnishing labor and materials.

The addition to Building 137 houses Linen Services and the renovation and conversion of the existing clean linen storage area in Building 110A was renovated for an expanded SPD.

The scope included the demolition of the existing Linen department and constructing a new 2500 sq. ft. addition to include exterior and interior walls, new plumbing, restroom, offices, HVAC, power, lighting and a new fire protection system throughout. The renovated area has new wall finishes, new ceiling, new doors, and a new HVAC distribution to tie in to the existing system, re-distribution of existing sprinklers, and new power and lighting for the SPD center.

The Challenge : Sterile processing and linen services are on-going processes in an active medical center. It is imperative both operations be up and running 24/7.

Value Added : Edgewater Construction is a certified health care construction firm. Using our experience and expertise, we overcame construction schedules to accommodate staff, employees and the facilities sterile medical needs.

Client : Department of Veterans Affairs
Location : Hampton, VA

James Collins, P.E., LEED GA
President

Email:

jcollins@edgewaterconst.com

Phone:

757.410.3166

Joined the Edgewater Team:

Jim is the President of Edgewater and started the company in 2006.

Background:

Jim Collins, a licensed civil engineer, has over 25 years of experience. Active duty in the US Navy prepared Jim to excel in vertical construction operations, estimating, project management, and contract administration around world for the Seabees and the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps. Jim retired from Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) where he gained construction experience from an owners’ point of view as a contracting officer. His vast experience prepared him to drive military construction projects through conceptual, design, and construction phases.

Education/Training:
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA - Master of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA - Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
Affiliations:
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Certified LEED Green
  • Society of American Military Engineers
  • U.S. Green Building Council
Richard Marano
Vice President

Email:

rmarano@edgewaterconst.com

Phone:

757.410.3166

Joined the Edgewater Team:

Vice President of Edgewater Construction Services in 2006.

Background:

Rich Marano is a civil engineering graduate of the prestigious Rochester Institute of Technology who combined his degree in construction technology and took a different path, moving directly into the construction field. His career has upwardly traversed from assistant project manager to project manager to Vice President of Edgewater Construction Services in 2006. Rich’s resume shows achievements in Virginia, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Connecticut, Maine and Vermont in design-bid-build, design-build, construction management and general contracting. His experience in facility renovations and additions and new construction reached its highest point when Rich was assigned as Senior Project Manager for the Armada Hoffler Tower in Virginia Beach. This $86M project spanned 2 years and 13 floors (255,000 sq. ft.) of Class A office space, 300,000 sq. ft. of retail space and an adjoining a 22 floor 9 level cast-in-place parking garage with 1871 stalls.

Education/Training:
  • Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY – Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
  • Suffolk County Community College Long Island NY - Associates in Construction Technology