Deer Park High School (Energy Star Award)

Client Deer Park High School (Energy Star Award)

Construction Type Modernization and Expansion (Occupied/Phased Construction)

Project Size 151,000 sq. ft.

Project Completion 2010

This 151,000 sq. ft. high school located in Deer Park, Washington, was designed to be constructed with an occupied-phased approach.  The renovation portion of this project included updating the existing classroom wings, main gymnasium, kitchen, shops, and locker rooms.  The additions to the facility included a new auxiliary gym, commons area, auditorium/theater, and an additional classroom wing.

The HVAC system utilized for the high school was a Dedicated Outdoor Air System (DOAS) with 4-Pipe Fan Coil Units.  The school was designed to meet the Washington Sustainable School Protocol and was awarded an Energy Star rating.   The district received incentive/rebate monies from Avista Utilities of just over $100,000 based on the energy savings of the mechanical systems.

Sustainable Features:

  • Dedicated Outside Air Handling Unit (DOAS) with heat recovery
  • High efficiency condensing boiler
  • Demand control ventilation
  • COSensors in high-occupancy areas
  • Variable flow hydronic system