• Corporate Announcement

The Engineering-News Record (ENR) recognized the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System, University Hospital Expansion (UHE) with the 2020 Best Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Project award, honoring the top regional construction initiatives.

Applying modular construction techniques, M.C. Dean designed and built 14 electrical room modules for the UVA Health System expansion.

M.C. Dean’s scope included power, lighting, fire alarm, and low voltage pathways. The company designed and built 14 modular electrical rooms manufactured at its Modular Mission Critical™ manufacturing facility, allowing us to accelerate our schedule and meet UVA’s aggressive timeline to deliver specialized rooms to care for COVID-19 patients.

“This award is a great honor for M.C. Dean. UVA is a key client, and we are providing engineering solutions on several other projects, including Ivy Mountain Musculoskeletal Center,”​ said Mike Keatley, M.C. Dean senior vice president of Engineering & Construction. “This recognition is a testament to both our customer and our team’s commitment to design excellence, virtual design and construction, and modular delivery innovations.”

The 440,000-sq-ft multiphase expansion includes an emergency department and more than 80 examination rooms made up of separate behavioral health, pediatric, and adult care departments. ​

About M.C. Dean

M.C. Dean is Building Intelligence®. We design, build, operate, and maintain cyber-physical solutions for the nation’s most recognizable mission critical facilities, secure environments, complex infrastructure, and global enterprises. The company’s capabilities include electrical, electronic security, telecommunications, life safety, automation and controls, audio visual, and IT systems. M.C. Dean is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia, and employs more than 5,800 professionals who engineer and deploy automated, secure, and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability.