Naval Hospital Replacement at Camp Pendleton


Naval Facilities Engineering Command


Oceanside, California


This 500,000-SF hospital will play a critical role in the support and care of local military families in the Camp Pendleton area. The project includes a remote central utilities plant, surface parking and site development. The Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital is the largest project awarded to the Department of the Navy funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Navy Medicine West is the sponsor of the hospital, representing the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and NAVFAC Southwest is managing the project.


Exp provided electrical designs that contributed to the federal mandate to design and reduce energy consumption by 30 percent compared to the ASHRAE 90.1 baseline. We incorporated into our designs photovoltaic lighting, as well as energy efficient lighting that reduces energy consumption by approximately 27 percent. Exp's electrical design also included; medium voltage service and distribution, three two-MW emergency diesel generators and associate paralleling switchgear and ATS, and coordination with medical equipment, including ten state- of-the art ORs, MRI, and CT scanners, X-ray machines, and lasers. When complete, the new multi-level hospital will encompass inpatient medical facilities with 54 patient rooms accommodating up to 60 beds, ancillary departments, emergency care, primary care, specialty care clinics, and support spaces and facilities for non-ambulatory patients who require stays in excess of 24 hours. The project is targeted for LEED® Gold certification.