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Progress Continues at PCH

Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Putnam County Hospital is moving along in its construction upgrades on the original 120,000 square-foot building, which was built in the late 1970s. Crews with Weddle Brothers Construction Company have been removing the 80,000 bricks and will eventually replace windows and the roof for more energy efficiency. The project is also part of the US Department of EnergySmart Hospital initiative to help new and existing hospitals reduce energy consumption and operating costs. The project is slated to be completed by the end of the year.

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Why are they removing the bricks?

-- Posted by BGreader on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 7:47 AM

they are removing the bricks to upgrade the insulation and replace with new bricks. It is part of the project according to the banner graphic a few weeks ago.

-- Posted by enriched on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 8:42 AM

Because apparetnly they have more money than sense. Going green...how about putting some of that money back into the hands of the employees who haven't had a pay raise (cost of living or otherwise) for over three years. Boooo for PCH.

-- Posted by dcsaiht on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 8:43 AM

three years? Come on now...lets be honest...

-- Posted by enriched on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 9:28 AM

Did you not read the article? There is Federal Grant monies paying for this initiative, not a penny is coming from PCH for this upgrade. Good grief...But you're right this will be the 3rd year with no cost of living increase.

-- Posted by lskelton2 on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 9:47 AM

where does it say the money is from the grant and PCH isn't paying a cent? But way to go PCH for doing your part to save on energy and meet new energy guidelines!

-- Posted by enriched on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 10:07 AM

Next to the last sentence.

The project is also part of the US Department of EnergySmart Hospital initiative to help new and existing hospitals reduce energy consumption and operating costs.

-- Posted by lskelton2 on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 4:58 PM

Forget the bricks, Putnam County Hospital needs a "clean sweep" of upper management and the board of directors

-- Posted by cowgirl46135 on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 6:57 PM

In total agreement on that one!!

-- Posted by lskelton2 on Thu, Apr 29, 2010, at 8:38 PM

I agree that should be priority number one!

-- Posted by enriched on Fri, Apr 30, 2010, at 12:16 PM

I don't care how mny improvements are made there I will still go out of this county for medical care.

-- Posted by dumpsterdiva2 on Sun, May 2, 2010, at 11:02 AM


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