Valleywise CUP wins 2021 ENR Industrial, Award of Merit

Central utility plant (CUP) projects are typically straightforward affairs, but the new CUP at Valleywise Health Medical Center was a highly complicated project. Built in one-third of its previous space within an existing warehouse structure in the middle of campus, the CUP required ingenuity, creativity, and collaboration to feed the campus’ new utility grid successfully.  It was crucial to deliver materials and supplies from the warehouse to the hospital operations were still ongoing. In addition, the design of a 20,000 square foot steel structure fully integrated within the existing tilt-up facility that maintained still-functional administrative and warehouse space.

General Contractor: Kitchell Contractors