Norrisville Elementary School

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Project Details




37,400 SF

Kibart, Inc. fulfilled the role of Prime Consultant as well as Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing engineers for a major building renovation of this 37,400 SF elementary school located in Harford County, Maryland. The project largely consisted of upgrading the HVAC systems from chiller/boiler to VRF. M/E/P services and design features include:

  • Existing conditions assessment and evaluation to determine recommendations, etc. which was utilized for subsequent design.
  • Project was phased to provide completion of the common areas over the summer break. Two temporary portable classrooms were used for project phasing during the Fall Semester.
  • Removal of air cooled chiller, fuel oil boiler, dual temperature pumps, classroom unit ventilators, and two pipe distribution.
  • Removal of fuel oil water heater.
  • Five dedicated outside air units with energy recovery to provide the school with ventilation.
  • A single zone VAV rooftop unit with energy recovery.
  • Six variable refrigerant systems providing cooling and heating.
  • Upgrading the fire alarm system. New fire dampers and fire/smoke dampers were added to meet Code.
  • Electric water heater with solar thermal heat exchanger.
  • A new DDC Building Automation System replacing the existing pneumatic system.
  • Upgrading lighting fixtures in various areas of the school.
  • Pursued BGE Smart Energy Savers Program Incentives.