Bear Creek Elementary School

Bear Creek Elementary School

Project Details




68,490 SF

Kibart fulfilled the role of Prime Consultant, as well as mechanical and electrical engineering for the installation of air conditioning for this 68,490 SF elementary school, originally built in 1955. M/E/P services and design features include:

  • Demolition of the existing rooftop heating and ventilating units, unit ventilators and air handling units.
  • Installation of a high efficiency air cooled chiller within a pre-engineered acoustical enclosure.
  • Two dual temperature pumps with variable frequency drives.
  • Two dedicated outside air units with energy recovery to provide ventilation.
  • All new HVAC.
  • Three single zone rooftop units.
  • Smoke dampers installed to meet code.
  • A new DDC Building Energy Management system replacing the existing system.
  • Plumbing design related to HVAC and miscellaneous improvements.
  • Electrical service upgraded to accommodate new HVAC equipment.
  • New 277/480 V 2000A switchboard and temporary generator docking station allows entire school to be powered by roll-up generator.
  • Upgrade of high efficiency LED lighting throughout the building.
  • Upgrade of existing fire alarm control panel to Edwards EST 3S.
  • Miscellaneous plumbing modifications.
  • Pursued BGE Energy Rebate Program.