Burns guided three historic, top-ranked hospital campuses through upgrades necessary to comply with state and local fire-protection guidelines. By 2028, the U.S. Centers for Medicaid & Medicare (CMS) will require automatic sprinkler systems across all the country’s high-rise hospitals.
A comprehensive fire-safety master planning process involved documenting existing systems and evaluating:
Following the assessment, Mount Sinai Morningside engaged Burns to provide sprinkler coverage for 22,000-square feet of mechanical rooms as well as fire pump upgrades to meet flow and pressure requirements throughout the hospital.
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Mount Sinai Morningside photo courtesy of Ajay Suresh/Flickr