One source has been providing complete medical and industrial design and construction services for more than 80 years. From exclusive, one-of-a-kind therapy room renovations to comprehensive centers, NELCO’s expertise is unrivaled in new construction, additions, and renovations. Practiced design and construction teams at NELCO work hand-in-hand with equipment manufacturers, local and specialty architects, engineers, and facilities owners to oversee every detail while adhering to schedule, budget, and building/safety codes. Built-in experience translates to construction excellence from just one source. NELCO.

Features and Highlights

Single Source
Complete provider and source of all services from preplanning through patient treatment

Time Savings
Project planning and scheduling strategies with in-depth expertise from initial contract through treatment of patient

Every site-specific factor is considered in creating the right solution for each unique facility

All client comments, desires, and dreams are carefully considered and applied in the planning process

Minimal Disruptions
Precision-scheduled construction minimizes interruptions to ongoing operations

Equipment Know-how
In-depth understanding of the complexities of medical equipment enable us to build accordingly

Health & Safety
Strict health, safety, and infection control programs

Regulatory Compliance
Management, OSHPD, IDPH, OSHA, EPA

Project Types

  • Existing room renovations
  • Upgrading equipment
  • Changing equipment
  • Converting regular office space into medical treatment/imaging space
  • Adding bunker
  • Adding new wing to hospital/facility
  • Ground-up design and construction
  • Additions/Expansions
  • New construction


  • Site Selection
  • New Site Assessment
  • Architectural
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M.E.P.)
  • Structural Engineering
  • Physics Design and Testing
  • Equipment Planning
  • Preconstruction
  • Subcontracting
  • General Contracting
  • Construction Management
  • Development
  • Financing
  • Interior Design
  • Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment
  • Facility Master Planning

NELCO's Process

Concept Development

  • Programming
  • Site Investigation
  • Preliminary Design
  • Project Scope
  • Schedule and Budget Package
  • Review of Planning/Land Use Authorities

Project Development

  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development/Contract Documents
  • Planning/Land Use Approval
  • Permit Plan Check and Acquisition
  • Bidding and Vendor Selection

Construction & Management

  • Site Preparation
  • Structural
  • Enclosure
  • Finishes
  • Equipment-Specific Specialties
  • Shielding Systems
  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems


  • Installation Coordination
  • NELCO Product Acceptance and Building Commissioning
  • Record Documentation
  • NELCO Equipment Training