Altoona VA Medical Center

Altoona, PA

Boiler room MEP elements
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ARC scan technician in action on catwalks
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Laser scanner standing on catwalk
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BIM slice
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Screenshot of basement BIM
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3D BIM of MEP systems
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The Altoona Veterans Affairs Medical Center provides medical services to nearly 25,000 men and women who have served the nation. The medical center has striven to improve the health of veterans since its opening in 1950. In 2013, the existing facility needed to renovate it's boiler room. 

Architectural Resource Consultants (ARC) was hired to provide High Definition Survey (HDS) 3D laser scanning services and deliver an as-built Revit 2012 model.

The area captured included the entire basement level and the first floor including: boiler room, control room, tool room, and restroom. The Revit operators at ARC modeled all penetrations in the floor and roof; all building structural features such as beams, columns, walls; and all piping that was 2" and larger.