Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Completes Construction of Central Utility Plant


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Barbara Mackovic
Senior Manager
Phone: 502-587-4230
Cell Phone: 502-641-5461
Direct Phone: 502-562-7075

What: Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, completes construction of new $16 million Central Utility Plant (CUP) replacing boilers, chillers and air handling units, which may have been in place for as long as 53 years, with state-of-the-art, energy efficient equipment.  The CUP also provides flood protection for the hospital’s mechanical systems.

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
            2:30 p.m.
Where: Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
1850 Bluegrass Avenue
The CUP is located in the back parking lot off Churchman Ave.
·         Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson
·         Mayor Greg Fischer
·         Jim Parobek, president/CEO, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
·         Frank Harshaw, president/CEO of Harshaw Trane, construction manager and energy consultant for the project
·         Representatives from project partners Facility One, engineers from Staggs & Fisher and architectural firm Stengel Hill
·         Dedication ceremony
·         Tour of the CUP
About Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is a 298-bed, full-service hospital, founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in 1874. SMEH offers a full range of vascular, orthopaedic, cardiac, medical imaging, surgical and emergency services, a wound healing center, sleep disorders center and has three medical plazas on campus to provide office space for a wide array of physicians representing a number of specialties.  Additionally, SMEH is home to Jewish Bariatric Care, the region’s only weight-loss management program utilizing the Lap-Band® System and The Women’s Center, a state-of-the-art diagnostic facility specifically for women. 



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