Midwestern University Dental Clinic

Midwestern University Dental Clinic

Glendale, Arizona

Midwestern University

120,000 SF

• Mechanical Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Plumbing Engineering
• Lighting & Controls Design
• Fire Alarm Design
• Construction Administration

Dental Clinic

LSW provided design services for a new three story dental clinic located at the Midwestern University Glendale Campus. The facility is intended as a teaching clinic for students majoring in dentistry at the university. The facility consists of approximately 240 exam/treatment chairs, four surgery suites, sterilization rooms, and associated support spaces. During the design process, LSW worked closely with the architect and owner to design a custom examination pod for the clinic in order to maximize the quantity of installed examination pods while still providing all of the necessary plumbing and electrical for the examination space.

Design Included:
• Multiple VAV air handlers
• Building HVAC controls
• Re-piping of the campus underground
chilled water distribution system
• General power and lighting
• New service section
• Site lighting
• Dual-Fuel 300 KW natural gas and propane generator
• Emergency egress and general facility lighting
• Short circuit calculations
• Exterior and interior lighting photometric calculations
• Fire alarm system
• Lightning protection system
• Expansion of campus central chilled water cooling plant
• Energy management control system
• Water and waste systems
• Domestic hot water
• Low flow water fixtures
• Compressed air system
• Vacuum system
• Approximately 240 examination pods
• Four surgical suites
• Data and voice network cabling
• Security intrusion and access control
• Mass notification