DHE specializes in critical infrastructure engineering and commissioning (Cx) work. Our talented team of professionals are skilled in the design, commissioning, and engineering support of central utility plants including hot water and steam boiler systems, chilled water generation, emergency power, and domestic hot water heating. Our infrastructure engineering work includes the design of medical gas systems - both pipeline and bulk source systems, as well as campus electrical arc flash studies and short circuit current analysis.

DHE averages 12 infrastructure replacement projects per year for the Banner Health Network

Yuma Regional Medical Center - Central Plant Expansion

Yuma, Arizona

New 3,200-ton central plant expansion to support 1,000,000 SF of existing and future expansion for medical center.

Scope included renovation of the campus EPSS to parallel (6) 1.5 MW generators and provide continued operation with optional standby service.

Corewell Health Meijer Heart Center - New ICU Floor

Grand Rapids, Michigan

New 40 Bed, 33,000 SF Intensive Care Unit.

Scope included new medical gas piping, full dialysis, and ventilation system setup for pandemic mode isolation.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Master Electrical Engineer

Los Angeles, California

Executive engineer for 998-Bed, Trauma I medical center responsible for maintaining campus electrical coordination, peer review, maintaining campus master documentation, and overall direction of the electrical system.

Sparrow Health - Pandemic Isolation Floor

Lansing, Michigan

New pandemic isolation floor located on the 10th floor of the West Tower.

Scope included 34,000 SF HVAC and medical gas renovation enabling ICU and Neuro step-down operation and automated change-over to full patient isolation rooms.

Confidential Client Commissioning Agent

Lansing, Michigan

Commissioning (Cx) agent for new 236,000 SF, four story office building.

Scope included design review, site inspections, construction observation, testing, and verification of central air handling units, variable air volume (VAV) units, fan coil units, chilled beams, water cooled chillers, two hot water boiler systems, the building heating boiler system, the snowmelt boiler system, a 4000A electrical service, solar array, and a full site back-up generator.

HonorHealth Deer Valley Pavilion III & Campus Expansion

Phoenix, Arizona

The campus expansion include a 136,000 SF new build patent tower, 12,000 SF expansion to the operating suite, new support services building, along with a new central utility plant.

Other Projects

  • Auto-Owners Home Office Building - Infrastructure Replacement
  • Banner Baywood Medical Center - Infrastructure Replacement
  • Banner Casa Grande Medical Center - SPD Air Handler Replacement
  • Banner Del E Webb Medical Center - Cooling Tower Yard Replacement
  • Banner Desert Medical Center - Air Handler Renewal & Replacements
  • Banner Support Services - Generator Replacement
  • Bronson Lakeview Hospital - Infrastructure Replacement
  • Bronson Methodist Hospital - Air Handling Unit Lifecycle Replacements
  • Dignity Health - St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center - Neuropublications Renovation & Expansion
  • Dignity Health - St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center - Patient Floor Build-out
  • HonorHealth Network - Infrastructure Upgrades & Replacement
  • Loma Linda Medical Center - Surgery Equip. Addition
  • Mary Free Bed - Chilled Water Plant Expansion
  • Mayo Clinic - Linen & Food Service Admin Renovation
  • Mayo Clinic - Stat Lab Renovation
  • Sparrow Health - Air Handling Unit Master Planning and Implementation
  • Sparrow Health - COVID19 and Pandemic Isolation Floor
  • University of Michigan Health-West - Hospital Infrastructure Assessment
  • Veterans Affairs Battle Creek - Campus Electrical Testing and Corrections