High Level of Collaboration Allows Operating Suite to Remain Open During Renovations Any time a project requires various subcontractors to work together, challenges are expected. There can be miscommunications, unrealistic expectations, culture clashes and difficulties coordinating schedules. That is why the Inova Fairfax Hospital Immediate Needs Project, a complicated infrastructure upgrade with major updates to the mechanical, plumbing, medical gas and electrical systems, stands out. Led by L2 Construction Management Corporation, the project called for the highest levels of collaboration to
The Inova Fairfax Hospital Immediate Needs Project was a complicated infrastructure upgrade that included major updates to the mechanical, plumbing, medical gas and electrical systems. This project required extreme coordination and planning to prevent any interruption to the operating rooms suite, which remained in service during the entire project. Over the course of thirteen (13) months the upgrades included: • Replacement of three (3) medical vacuum pump systems • Replacement of the domestic water heating system serving SPD • Replacement of the heating water
When thousands of professionals who design, build and operate healthcare facilities gather in Nashville for the PDC Summit in March 2018, BION, inc. will be there. We recognize that the best results come when all players along the healthcare built spectrum work collaboratively towards a shared vision, and BION is proud to have three Certified Healthcare Constructors. (Learn how this adds value to our team!) Industry events such as PDC, and our
The American Society of Healthcare Engineers, ASHE, offers two professional certifications. One of those certifications is the Certified Healthcare Constructor, CHC.
BION is honored to be nominated for two of the 2018 American Subcontractor Association’s Subby Awards, Safe Subcontractor of the Year and Great Team. The everyday intricacies of service and construction work, especially in occupied healthcare environments, tend to push tight deadlines, budget constraints and satisfied clients to the forefront. We agree these are all important aspects of successful projects; however, our focus is to continue to keep safety and teamwork our top priorities. Much effort from all staff members at BION, from the owners
“….a distinction that we don’t take lightly.”
BION is thrilled to announce that in 2015 they were nominated by the membership of the American Subcontractor’s Association of Metro Washington (ASAMW) for a Subby Award in the category of Subcontractor of the Year. The award is a tremendous honor, bestowed to exceptional firms in the DC Metro construction industry. “BION is extremely honored to have received a nomination for Subcontractor of the Year from American Subcontractor Association Metro Washington,” said Josie Geiger, BION Vice President. “We consider ourselves fortunate to
BION employees hosted two food drives in 2015, one in August and another in October. Collectively they donated 453 non-perishable food items to help feed people in Manassas and Prince William County. The food was donated to two local food pantries, ACTS and SERVE-Northern Virginia Family Services. Giving back is a part of the culture at BION and this was a great way for everyone to have a big impact. For more information about the nonprofit recipients of the donations, visit
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September 23, 2013, BION celebrated its 5th year in business. John Fitzgerald, BION partner, reflected on the first 5 years: “The first 5 years have been a blur of sleepless nights, worrying whether we have made the correct decisions during our job planning, work schedules, health insurance decisions, everything being based on having the responsibility of not only our families but our extended family. All of which consist of the BION employees counting on us to make the right decisions as