Project Name: Primary Care Facility
Location: Newbridge Co Kildare
Client: Kildare VEC/HSE
Architects: McCarthy O’Hora Architects
Engineers: Dermot O’Keeffe & Associates
Completion Date: 2013
The primary care facility development is a public / private venture between Clarington Primary Care, Centric Health, Kildare VEC and the HSE. The campus includes the primary care facility itself, offices and training rooms for Kildare VEC and a 900sq meter gymnasium and sports hall. The three storey, primary care facility will extends over 3,200 sq meters approximately and incorporates several medical consulting and treatment rooms, dental treatment rooms, an occupational assessment room, a pharmacy, speech and language therapy rooms, a physiotherapy gymnasium, children’s health rooms and a café.
We were engaged as specialist airtightness experts to carry out site audits of the ongoing works, review of details, complex junctions, and the FINAL ISO 17025 INAB Accredited airtightness. The speed of construction, complexity of the building and size of the project resulted in monthly inspection intervals and regular workshops with the site team which enabled the building fulfil its specification of < 3.00 (m3/hr) /m2 @ 50Pa.