Nuclear Medicine Department Build-Out

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) offers the only nuclear medicine program in Orange County dedicated to pediatrics, with calibrated equipment that allows children to receive smaller, safer doses of radiation. When CHOC built out this nuclear medicine program in a 4,000-sf shell space in the Bill Holmes Tower, it turned to IMEG for structural,

New Public Library & Cultural Arts Center

IMEG provided mechanical and plumbing engineering design services for this new, two-story, 45,000-sf library and 13,500-sf arts center. Library features include expanded collections areas; dedicated spaces for story time, teens and tweens; a secure outdoor children’s area; small group study rooms; a community room and flexible classroom space; Friends of the Library book store; and

Renovation and Restoration

IMEG’s civil team provided several important services for the 2019 renovation of the Gardiner W. Spring Auditorium, a project that addressed the modernization of the historic building once known for being state of the art. Primary challenges of the project included upgrading the existing utilities and bringing the building up to code with ADA Accessibility.

New Replenishment System

IMEG provided structural engineering services for Orange County’s Groundwater Replenishment System, designed to produce 23.4 billion gallons of purified water for the county’s residents.  Drinking water will be produced by taking highly treated sewer water, which is currently released into the ocean, and purifying it through microfiltration, reverse osmosis and ultraviolet light with hydrogen peroxide advanced oxidation treatment. The

New Life Science Building

IMEG provided mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design for a new Life Science building at Irvine Valley College. The project consisted of a new two-story building for the life and environmental sciences program. The building included pre-manufactured lecture halls, various scientific labs of differing disciplines, lab support, offices, a greenhouse, and meeting spaces. Together, the

Medical School Replacement Hospital

IMEG provided MEP engineering design for the University of California, Irvine’s new replacement hospital at the UCI Medical Center campus.   A 480,000-sf acute care facility, UC Irvine Douglas Hospital replaced UCI Medical Center’s main hospital building and was connected to the existing emergency department and birthing center via an enclosed bridge. The seven-floor facility is dedicated to patient care, teaching, and research, and provides 236 patient

New Bed Tower and Central Plant

IMEG provided engineering design and service for a new seven-story (plus basement) patient care tower and central plant, along with a 50,000-sf renovation to the existing Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). Spaces in the new tower included pediatric surgical suites, radiology, laboratory, pathology, and emergency department.  The hospital now totals 300 beds and has

LEED Gold Clinical Laboratory Building

IMEG provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and telecom/low voltage including fire alarm engineering services for the new, design-build, Clinical Laboratory Replacement Building (CLRB) at UC Irvine Medical Center. The five-story, 60,000-sf, LEED Gold-certified building contains meeting spaces, labs (BSL3 suite included), and offices. The lab areas include fume hoods, freezers, electron microscopes, large rooms, staff lounges, offices, meeting rooms