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New Office, New Look, New Location

New Office, New Look, New Location Address Change for Our Hollidaysburg, PA Office Location  Our Hollidaysburg, PA location has recently moved down Allegheny Street into a bigger office suite. The new address for this location is 215 Allegheny Street, Suite 101, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. JPT’s Interior Designer, Melissa Crist, NCIDQ, […]

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Mount Nittany Health – Penns Valley Family Medicine

Responding to Client and Community Needs with Family Medicine Mount Nittany Health – Penns Valley Family Medicine Office Building in Spring Mills, PA This new family medicine office building’s 4,400 SF renovation from an existing bank and 7,400 SF addition was designed to allow Mount Nittany Health to expand its personal, […]

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Achieving Compliance when the Codes Contradict

Achieving Compliance when the Codes Contradict To ensure compliance with contradicting codes, the safest route for healthcare facility leaders is to follow the more stringent requirements At a glance, the various codes regulating healthcare facility design and construction, as well as ongoing facility management, may seem fairly cut and dry. […]

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JPT Welcomes New Project Designer – Jin Choi, LEED AP

JTP Welcomes New Project Designer Jin Choi, LEED AP With a ten year background in architecture, Jin has vast knowledge in project delivery methods and working with multi-disciplinary teams. His portfolio encompasses a great deal of institutional experience with a focus in the healthcare industry. A comprehensive understanding of Revit […]

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Mount Nittany Health – Corporate Services Building

Transformation – From retail “big box” store to support services building Mount Nittany Health – Corporate Services Building in Bellefonte, PA A former large retail “big box” store in Bellefonte, PA has been transformed into the new 33,796 SF Mount Nittany Health Corporate Services Building. Due to the vast expanse […]

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JC Blair Memorial Hospital – Catheterization Laboratory & Endoscopy

Designed a cardiac catheterization laboratory/operating room from four existing operating rooms JC Blair Memorial Hospital – Catheterization Laboratory & Endoscopy in Huntingdon, PA Recently, JC Blair Memorial Hospital created a new service line for cardiac care. JPT was requested to create a cardiac catheterization laboratory/operating room from their four existing […]

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Navigating Healthcare Facility Code Regulations

The Navigation of Healthcare Facility Code Regulations You can comply without being an expert Healthcare Design and Construction is highly regulated – and for good reason. In addition to meeting the most basic levels of occupancy safety required of every structure as defined by NFPA 101 and the International Code Council, […]

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New Summer 2017 Hires and Promotions

2017 New Hires and Promotions JPT Welcomes Emily and Chirsty, and Congratulates Corey on Becoming Full Time! With a passion for creative thinking, we welcome Emily Diviney to our firm’s Marketing Department.  As the Business Development Leader, Emily will research, track and coordinate client leads; engage in marketing efforts and […]

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Executive Guide – Complexity of Healthcare Facility Compliance

Executive Guide: Facility Compliance The  Complexity of Healthcare Facility Compliance   This guide focuses on the challenges healthcare facility professionals face in achieving code compliance across the national and regional levels, as well as the difficulty of satisfying the many organizations regulating the safe design and construction of medical buildings. […]

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Acoustic Ratings

Acoustic Ratings and Privacy Specifications Design of Hospital Rooms  When selecting materials to construct or modify hospital rooms and ceilings, an important factor in their selection is their ability to absorb or block sound. There are three main aspects to sound or noise: its source (people, equipment, ‘outside’ noises, etc.), […]

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Facilities Management

Facilities Management Written by Brad Myers, JPT’s Facility Management Coordinator  Like most healthcare facilities, the cost of maintaining your facility consumes a major part of your budget. Small changes in how you manage your facility can mean a big bump to your bottom line. At JPT, we understand these complexities […]

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Arc Flash

Arc Flash Written by Brent Spangler, JPT’s Senior Electrical Project Manager An Arc Flash is caused by the accidental current flow between two or more phase conductors. Several factors such as, dropping of tools, accidental touching and improper work procedures can cause an Arc Flash to occur.  During the incident […]

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JPT Design Showcase

JPT Healthcare Design Showcase Please view and/or download our Showcase Design Handbook to take a look at some of our most recent healthcare projects. At JPT, we’ve been specializing in architectural and engineering design and planning for healthcare for over 15 years. As experts at complex regulatory and technical code compliance, […]

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JC Blair Memorial Hospital – ED Expansion

From CHALLENGES to SOLUTIONS JC Blair Memorial Hospital – ED Expansion in Huntingdon, PA Challenge: Growing Community Needs Constrained Physical Layout Demands of Modern Technology Solution: 5 New “Right-Sized” Exam Rooms Separate Isolation Treatment and Secure Holding Rooms Dedicated Medical Supply Room and Nourishment Center Dedicated Bereavement Room Expanded Waiting […]

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Uninterruptible Power Systems for Diagnostic and Treatment Facilities – Flywheel System

Uninterruptible Power Systems for Diagnostic and Treatment Facilities Flywheel System This year at the 54th ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition in Indianapolis, Indiana, two of JPT’s team members, Sean Kozielec, P.E. and Brent Spangler, presented a lecture on how a flywheel system serves as a beneficial alternative to uninterruptible […]

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Mount Nittany Medical Center – Boiler House

A technologically advanced 1,800 BHP steam plant Mount Nittany Medical Center – Boiler House in State College, PA     While Mount Nittany Medical Center provides the State College area with the latest advancements in healthcare, their boiler house is now equipped with a technologically advanced 1,800 BHP steam plant […]

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