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Clarian-Arnett Hospital

New Hospital and Medical Office Building

Lafayette, IN

The 441,000 SF, six-story, high-rise greenfield hospital has 150 patient beds with expansion capability to 260. The facility featured standardized patient care spaces with identical layouts in each space for improved staff function and patient safety; detached central plant for the production of chilled water, steam and emergency power; and a multi-story atrium with smoke EVAC control systems.

Project Highlights:

  • Full HVAC design featuring independent zoning of each patient room with VAV-hot water reheat.
  • Detached powerhouse proving medium pressure steam, chilled water cooling, and emergency power back up for the facility.  Powerhouse design incorporated future emergency generator and chiller expansion for the facility.
  • Complete sanitary, vent, and domestic water distribution design.
  • Design of medical gas, vacuum and WAGS systems.
  • Full electrical design of all normal, critical, life-safety, and equipment power for the 6th floor.  Emergency power systems with (2) 1,200 kW generators and paralleling gear.
  • Atrium Smoke EVAC Exhaust systems, Fire Alarm, Central Fire Command, and Fire Protection design.
  • USP 797 compliant Pharmacy Compounding and Chemo Clean spaces.
  • HEPA filtration of operating procedure rooms. 


441,000 SF


Clarian Health


Gresham Smith





Hospital / MOB