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Seattle Children's Hospital

Building Hope phase 1, Seattle, WA

building total area

330,000 SF

completion date

February 2013

total construction cost



Seattle Children's Hospital

a/e team


construction team


Sparling - EE

Sellen - GC

McKinstry - MC


project description

This project was an expansion resulting in an eight-story inpatient building containing 196 universal patient rooms, nurses stations, patient rooms, prenatal support spaces, exam rooms, and Emergency Department. A five-level sky bridge connects to the existing hospital. This Project is GC/CM with Sellen Construction, MC/CM with McKinstry, and EC/CM with Veca Electric. LEED-NC Gold certified building.

services provided

WJCx was retained to support the design, construction and initial occupancy phases of the project. Specifically, represent the project as Commissioning Authority and perform services that are in full compliance with the requirements of USGBC LEED for New Construction and Major Renovation Version 2.2.

systems tested

Stairwell and Elevator Shaft Pressurization, Ductwork Distribution Systems, Heating Hot Water Systems, Chilled Water Systems, Heat Recovery Systems, Supply Air Handling Unit Systems, General Exhaust Air Handling Systems, Isolation Room Exhaust Systems, Chiller Room Ventilation and Emergency Purge Systems, Mechanical Room Ventilation System, Main Electrical Room Ventilation System, Loading Dock Exhaust Fan, Room Level HVAC, DDC Controls Commissioning, Domestic Hot Water Systems, Lighting Control Systems, Emergency Power Systems, Blackout and Recovery Test.