Creighton University School of Dentistry
The Creighton University School of Dentistry has a gross area of 267,000 square feet distributed over four floors. This area includes the following program spaces: clinics, research and teaching laboratories, classrooms, commons area, and administrative offices.
- Laboratory and dental utilities including, but not limited to, purified water, air, laboratory vacuum, dental suction, and laboratory acid waste neutralization equipment were provided.
- Plumbing systems were designed to conserve water. Lavatory faucets, excluding specialty medical sinks, are automatic flow types consuming 0.5 gallons per minute or less.
- Building is served by a 2500 kVA exterior transformer fed from the 15 kV campus loop.
- Building is served via the NRG district energy steam and chilled water system which serves variable air volume air handling units, hydronic fan coil units, and dental sterilization process needs.
- Hydronic snowmelt systems were provided for loading dock, parking garage entry ramp, and entryway areas.
- Emergency and standby power are supplied by a natural gas fueled engine generator located on-site in a weatherproof enclosure.
- General lighting for the facility consists of LED fixtures with dimmers.
- Specialty high performance lighting was provided for dental operatory and surgical spaces.
- Telecommunications services for the building are provided by six telecommunications rooms.
- Electronic access controls were installed at telecommunications rooms, the main entrances, and several key programmatic spaces.
- IP-based video surveillance cameras were placed at key locations in the facility and connect to the University’s video management system.
Photography credit: Brad Anderson, Architectural Photography, Inc.
Photography credit: Kessler Photography