O’Connor Hospital MRI Suite

San Jose, California

O’Connor imaging services plays a key role in the hospital’s standing as a healthcare leader in Santa Clara County.

Howell Electric was selected to provide electrical construction and fire life safety systems for the installation of O’Connor Hospital’s new state-of-the-art Siemens 1.5 Tesla MRI. The new open MRI allows for faster scan times, feet first entry, and higher resolution scans without the use of ionizing radiation.

This project features: MRI suite, RF shield room, control room, reception area, changing rooms, administrative support areas, and restrooms.

MEP systems consisted of a new long distance electrical service from the hospital basement, Class A high quality indirect lighting system, fire life safety systems, a remote MRI chiller, shield room grounding, and all required controls, raceway, and wiring for the MRI control room.


Project Details

  • Architect
    Reel Grobman
  • Engineer
    Alfa Tech

Special Features

  • Full OSHPD Compliant
  • Critical Tie into Hospital Systems
  • Infection Controls Separation throughout Construction

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