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News Archives: July 2015

Construction Underway on Two New Senior Living Communities in Georgia

July 23, 2015 – Brasfield & Gorrie begins constructing two Metro Atlanta developments, reflecting high demand for senior housing across the Southeast
Atlanta, Ga. (July 23, 2015) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced the start of construction on two senior living communities in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The general contractor recently broke ground on the Sterling Estates of West Cobb development and the Somerby of Sandy Springs community…. Read more

BIM and Prefabrication for Fast-Track Efficiency at WellStar Paulding Hospital

July 1, 2015 – Over the years, building information modeling (BIM) technology and workflows have proven successful in the construction industry. When properly planned and paired with other tools such as Trimble GPS, they expand the boundaries of construction efficiency exponentially.
Like BIM, prefabrication has been gaining popularity among owners and builders…. Read more

The Rebirth of Grandview Medical Center

July 1, 2015 – Brasfield & Gorrie first began construction on the 13-story, 1 million sq ft hospital building in 2002, completing the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) infrastructure and exterior shell before the project was shuttered due to the owner’s legal issues. A decade later, new owner Community Health Systems won a long-fought battle to complete the hospital and relocate Trinity Medical Center there…. Read more

Fanwall Technology for Rapid Air Handling Unit Replacement at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

July 1, 2015 – Because building occupants depend on conditioned air, the normally lengthy process of air handling unit (AHU) replacement can have a significant impact on occupant comfort. In hospital environments, however, where AHU functionality plays a vital role in infection control as well as comfort, fast and efficient AHU replacement can be critical. A “fast” replacement project commonly spans a week or more, with substantial impact to the affected facility…. Read more