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Cancer Center, St. Charles Medical Center

Bend, OR

Project Categories


Business Type

Medical center


25,000 square feet


ZGF Architects


St. Charles Health System

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Special features

Ceiling to floor windows provide ample daylighting and allow patients to connect with nature
A rooftop air distribution unit is equipped for full economizer capacity and high efficiency filtration to reduce energy use and provide indoor air quality
The heating system was decoupled from the ventilation system to increase energy efficiency and allow for radiant heating on the perimeter of the building
Sizing and turn down design of the variable air volume system allow for improved accoustics and patient care