Hilltop Community Healthcare Center, Passive House Retrofit

Blower Door Test 04James Construction conducted a preliminary 2-blower door air leakage test at the Hilltop Community Healthcare Center, Passive House retrofit project.

Hilltop Community Healthcare Center is a satellite of the Sto-Rox Family Health Center in McKees Rocks.  Both Centers are Federally Qualified Health Centers.  Hilltop Community Healthcare Center provides adult, pediatric, women’s health, senior care, podiatry and lab services. Dental care is available through a referral to a local dentist.

The retrofit project, located in Mt. Washington, is a 7,400 square foot renovation of an existing structure to Passive House standards.  The renovations include 10 exam rooms to serve both pediatric and adult patients along with administrative and staff areas.  The project is intended to achieve LEED and Passive House construction and certification.  The project is scheduled for completion in June of 2014.