Ambulatory Care Center & Tower Children’s Hospital in Akron 2017-12-29T17:49:47+00:00


WS was engaged to provide Building Envelope Commissioning services as a part of the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) team for the Ambulatory Care Center & Critical Care Tower Project.

WS provided exterior building envelope commissioning (BECx) and other technical consultation services, in a collaborative effort for the exterior envelope of this new healthcare facility.

The following systems were to be the subject of this BECx project:

  • Foundation waterproofing
  • Exterior wall backup (air barrier, vapor control barrier, thermal barrier)
  • Masonry wall system (assumed cavity wall systems
  • Curtain wall and window systems
  • Metal panel wall systems
  • Exterior doors frames and hardware
  • Roof systems
  • Exterior joint sealant
  • Perimeter fire stopping (exterior wall-to-floor joints), and
  • All exterior building envelope accessories, terminations and transitions