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Meritus Medical Center RIC Unit, Covid-19 Response, Hagerstown, MD

September 2, 2020

As part of the rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Meritus Regional Medical Center proceeded with plans to establish a regional infectious containment unit on their campus in Hagerstown, MD...

 

 

Pineville Bed Tower Construction Underway, Charlotte, NC

JULY 29, 2020 

Construction is underway for the new bed tower addition and renovation of approximately 276,000 square feet to the Atrium Health - Pineville Medical Center. The new 750 space...

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE NEWS

Congratulations to Mark Miller, PE, LEED AP on his promotion to Vice President

JANUARY 1, 2020

We are proud to announce the promotion of Mark Miller to the position of Vice President. Mr. Miller has been with Leach Wallace since his graduation from Penn State in 2006 and has worked his way from an electrical design engineer...

 

 

 

 

 

Leach Wallace Celebrates the Grand Opening of Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill

NOVEMBER 8, 2019

Members of our Leach Wallace design team for the new Inspira 465,000 sf, five-story, greenfield, inpatient hospital in Gloucester County, NJ, attended the grand opening of the facility on November 8, 2019. The Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach provided our team...

 

 

 

 

Leach Wallace Teams Up for Biocontainment Presentation

JULY 24, 2019

Leach Wallace Project Manager Rich Girard, PE, LEED AP, collaborated with Array Architects to describe the planning and design process for a flexible new biocontainment unit currently in development...

 

 

 

2020 News Archive

2020 News Archive

Meritus Medical Center RIC Unit, Covid-19 Response

Meritus Medical Center RIC Unit, Covid-19 Response

9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
a month ago

Meritus Medical Center RIC Unit, Covid-19 Response, Hagerstown, MD

As part of the rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Meritus Regional Medical Center proceeded with plans to establish a regional infectious containment unit on their campus in Hagerstown, MD. Prior to major action by many other health facilities, Meritus decided to engage our design and construction teams to work as quickly as possible on the project. Completed July 31, 2020 in just 120 days, Meritus Health’s permanent Regional Medical Center expansion increases the region’s capacity to support COVID-19 patients. The 12,560 SF, single story addition to the ...

Pineville Bed Tower Construction Underway

Pineville Bed Tower Construction Underway

6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 months ago

Pineville Bed Tower Construction Underway, Charlotte, NC

JUNE 29, 2020

Construction is underway for the new bed tower addition and renovation of approximately 276,000 square feet to the Atrium Health - Pineville Medical Center. The new 750 space, six level, naturally ventilated parking deck opened July 29, 2020. Our team provided Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical & Fire Protection Engineering Design Services for the project.

Congratulations to Mark Miller, PE, LEED AP, on his Promotion to Vice President

Congratulations to Mark Miller, PE, LEED AP, on his Promotion to Vice President

1/8/2020 12:00:00 AM EST
9 months ago

Congratulations to Mark Miller, PE, LEED AP on his promotion to Vice President

January 1, 2020

We are proud to announce the promotion of Mark Miller to the position of Vice President. Mr. Miller has been with Leach Wallace since his graduation from Penn State in 2006 and has worked his way from an electrical design engineer, project engineer, project manager, and most recently principal in charge of our Charlotte office and Vice President. He has been a major contributor to our growth and success in the Carolinas. Mark manages a team as well as oversees a second team in ...

2019 News Archive

2019 News Archive

Leach Wallace Celebrates the Grand Opening of Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill

Leach Wallace Celebrates the Grand Opening of Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill

11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
11 months ago

Leach Wallace Celebrates the Grand Opening of Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill

Members of our Leach Wallace design team for the new Inspira 465,000 sf, five-story, greenfield, inpatient hospital in Gloucester County, NJ, attended the grand opening of the facility on November 8, 2019. The Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach provided our team, along with partners Array Architects and Skanska USA, with a successful collaboration for this state of the art facility. The new hospital holds 210 private rooms, modern surgical suites as well as an emergency department with dedicated pediatric and senior ERs, and a maternity center. The ...

Leach Wallace Teams Up for Biocontainment Presentation

Leach Wallace Teams Up for Biocontainment Presentation

7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Biocontainment Unit Simulation Mockup Presentation

JULY 24, 2019: Leach Wallace Project Manager Rich Girard, PE, LEED AP, collaborated with Array Architects to describe the planning and design process for a flexible new biocontainment unit currently in development, as well as test a full-scale proof of concept mockup constructed by HITT. Rich described project goals and considerations at the HITT hosted presentation and clinical simulation.

ENR MidAtlantic Selects WSP USA as its 2019 Design Firm of the Year

ENR MidAtlantic Selects WSP USA as its 2019 Design Firm of the Year

5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

ENR MidAtlantic Selects WSP USA as its 2019 Design Firm of the Year

WSP USA will be recognized as the 2019 Design Firm of the Year in the June 17 print issue of ENR MidAtlantic.  

The Design Firm of the Year demonstrates success in the region from a growth and revenue standpoint as well as innovation, creativity and a commitment to giving back to its community. The last five MidAtlantic winners include ECS Mid-Atlantic, KCI Technologies Inc., Whitman Requardt and Associates, Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson and Pennoni Associates. 

WSP will be featured in the June 17 issue of ENR MidAtlantic along ...

WSP Acquires Leach Wallace in the United States

WSP Acquires Leach Wallace in the United States

5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

WSP Acquires Leach Wallace in the United States

MAY 1, 2019

Aligned with WSP’s 2019-2021 Global Strategy, in addition to expanding WSP’s geographic presence in the United States, this acquisition creates the largest pure-play healthcare engineering practice in North America.

WSP was ranked the #2 healthcare engineering firm in North America last year by Building Design + Construction (top pure-play engineering firm to make the list) and #3 globally by ENR. The firm’s extensive healthcare portfolio includes projects throughout the U.S. and across the globe and features industry-leading expertise from sustainability to smart building technology.

Robert A ...

Leach Wallace Selected for Atrium Health Phase III Bed Tower Project

Leach Wallace Selected for Atrium Health Phase III Bed Tower Project

3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Leach Wallace Selected for Atrium Health Phase III Bed Tower Project

Leach Wallace Associates, Inc. was recently selected as the MEP Engineers of record for the new Atrium Health – Pineville – Phase III Bed Tower Project. The scope of the project includes a new bed tower addition and renovation of space on Level One, and approximately 276,000 square feet to the Pineville Medical Center. A new 750 space, six level, naturally ventilated parking deck will be constructed to support the project. In addition, there will be relocation of site utilities, loading dock, and the technology docks located within the footprint ...

Matthew Peffley Promoted to Vice President

Matthew Peffley Promoted to Vice President

3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Congratulations to Matthew Peffley, PE, HFDP, LEED AP on his Promotion to Vice President

March 15, 2019

We are proud to announce the promotion of Matt Peffley to the position of Vice President and Group Manager of our York, PA office. Matthew Peffley has been with Leach Wallace since his graduation from Penn State in 2002. He has been a major contributor to our growth in south/central Pennsylvania while maintaining a client base in Maryland.

Eli Powell Promotion

Eli Powell Promotion

3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
1 years ago

Congratulations to Eli D. Powell, P.E.


FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Eli Powell has been promoted to the position of Senior Project Engineer. Eli joined the Leach Wallace Team in Charlotte in February 2016 as a Mechanical Project Engineer. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Karen Gleba Promotion

Karen Gleba Promotion

2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
1 years ago

Congratulations to Karen C. Gleba, PE


JANUARY 1, 2019

Karen Gleba has decided to return to Leach Wallace as a full time Project Manager in our York office. Karen has been with the firm for over 23 years, most recently as a part time Senior Project Engineer. With her return, she has been promoted to the position of Project Manager and will be reporting to Matt Peffley.

2018 News Archive

2018 News Archive

Hood College Library

Hood College Library

10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Leach Wallace Associates, Inc. was recently selected as the MEP Engineers of record along with team members Schwartzsilver Architects for the Renovation of the Beneficial-Hodson Library and Information Technology Center Project at Hood College.

Hood College is transforming the Beneficial-Hodson Library and Technology Center into a contemporary Learning Commons which will create a student-centric facility that combines the functions of a library, laboratory, classroom and lounge into a single community gathering space with required support services.

MEP Giant Award

MEP Giant Award

10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Elkridge, MD—The MEP Giants program, sponsored by Eaton, lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States and Canada. The 100 firms selected as the 2018 MEP Giants continuously push the boundaries in the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering sectors, providing the top engineered systems in the building industry.

 

Polar Bear Plunge

Polar Bear Plunge

9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

The Special Olympics of Maryland provided a presentation for the kickoff celebration. Brave Leach Wallace employees will honor the Maryland tradition in January of 2019 and take the plunge to benefit the athletes.

LWA was honored to hear from the athletes, and had a lot of fun getting prepared to “bear the cold” in January for such a great cause!

Penn State HMC

Penn State HMC

8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

As Penn State Health moves forward on multiple fronts to make needed improvements to its facilities, the organization has concluded its search for a planning and design firm to handle a major renovation within the south addition of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Selected from a group of 10 firms, Flad will convert what is now the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Continuing Care Nursery and Pediatric Progressive Care to a state-of-the-art medical intensive care unit with a minimum of 24 beds, as well as expanded nurse and physician support space, anesthesia space and storage space.

Project ...

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Contract

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Contract

7/15/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

Operating under an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) contract, Leach Wallace Associates, Skanska, Inspira Health Network, and Array Architects are currently building a new state-of-the-art five-story, 466,000 square foot hospital. The 204-bed hospital consists of operating rooms, an emergency department, imaging suites, administrative space, dining and support services and a new central utility plant.

Congratulations to the team for accomplishing so much progress in one year!