Department of Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic (El Paso)
El Paso, TX
A benefit of partnering with Oculus Inc. that should not go without mentioning is our extensive knowledge of the codes, ordinances, requirements, and nuances that go into successfully executing a government and healthcare project. Thus, Oculus Inc. developed the technical portion of the Solicitation for Offers (SFO) for The Department of Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic in El Paso, Texas; our expertise serving as the foundation for the entire future of construction.
Considerations included: Lease construction specifications, requirements documents for inclusion in VA’s Solicitation for Offerors, relevant knowledge of local codes & ordinances, utilizing the VA Prototype to reduce cost & expedite delivery, providing cost estimating; & designing in accordance to current IBC & FGI requirements with the exception of the VA-required requirements for the following items: seismic safety, sustainability requirements, & physical security, input of local user groups to help prioritize the various requirements & create a very efficient plan that maximized program space organized around a simple patient circulation route, and LEED Silver standards.