Schemmer’s Karl Person, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Project Manager, was on hand for the VA Central Iowa Health Care System's (VACIHCS) Community Living Center (CLC) Cottage for Hospice/Palliative Care groundbreaking ceremony that took place on November 19, 2018.
Schemmer is providing design, construction and post-construction services for the CLC Cottage. The cottage is designed to meet cultural transformation improvements and provide a more home-like setting for Veterans in Palliative and Hospice Care. The 12-bed facility includes shared living and kitchen areas for Veteran’s families to provide them the opportunity to be present during their loved one’s last days. Construction will last approximately 18 months, with an anticipated opening in 2020.
Schemmer - Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.
Schemmer continues to study and implement renewable energies when possible. We are dedicated to ongoing education for our professionals. If energy costs rise or regulations require lower consumption, we’ll be ready. It is our responsibility to identify where we can help clients save energy, conserve the natural environment and look for sustainable solutions.
OPERATE Services Include:
- Energy Modeling and Benchmarking
- Load Matching and Peak Load Reduction
- Water Conservation and Quality Strategies
- Daylighting and Occupancy Controls
- Life Safety Systems Review and Analysis
- Envelope Analysis
- Systems Commissioning
- Building Envelope Commissioning
- Six Sigma Process Review
- Power Generation/Distribution Review, Testing and Analysis