Mountain View, CA

El Camino Hospital

To help upgrade energy-efficiency for a hospital’s central utility plant, we installed boilers, chillers, pumps, and piping.

Night view of the El Camino Hospital entrance

Value Delivered

Marelich Mechanical expanded a 22,000-square-foot central utility plant for El Camino Hospital, providing energy-efficient systems for the hospital’s new and existing facilities.

We removed and replaced all equipment while maintaining service, and without interruption to the hospital’s construction activities or ongoing operations.

Client Objectives 

The client was undertaking a construction project including a five-story, 450,000-square-foot facility, expanded emergency department, conference center, and a complete central plant upgrade.

They needed to renovate and expand their existing central plant to provide new energy-efficient equipment for existing buildings and their new hospital.


In addition to planning and executing removal, sequencing, tie-in, and replacement of old equipment with new energy-efficient equipment and associated piping systems, Marelich Mechanical installed:

  • Three 400-hp boilers
  • Deaerator
  • Flue gas economizers
  • Two 1,000-ton chillers
  • Nine pumps
  • Medical gas and vacuum systems
  • Water softener system

Client Background

El Camino Hospital offers acute and comprehensive healthcare services, and is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the Santa Clara, CA area.