James K. Polk Elementary

LEED for Schools - Gold

Recognition

LOCATION

Alexandria, VA

MARKET

K-12 Education

SQ FT

68000

TYPE

Major Renovation

SERVICES

Energy Modeling

Consulting

Other

PROGRAMS

LEED SCHOOLS

BUILDING HIGHLIGHTS

As part of the City of Alexandria's "Greenovation" of it's school system, James K Polk Elementary is undergoing a major high performance renovation with new HVAC systems utilizing ground source technologies, lighting systems, a new premium efficiency gymnasium, solar thermal, solar photovoltaics and others.  As part of this effort, SBP provided whole building energy modeling and energy efficiency consulting services during the design process. SBP calculated that this building would earn (17) LEED EA Credit 1 points at an energy cost savings of 42% relative to ASHRAE 90.1-2007.

RESULTS

Metric

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LED lighting

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Tubular daylighting devices

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Ground source heat pump | variable refrigerant flow system

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Condensing boilers

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Solar thermal hot water | condenser water pre-heat

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Eco Air Trench ground-to-air exchange system for pre-conditioning ventilation air

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Fully modulating enthalphy wheel energy recovery

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79.5 kW nominal Solar Photovoltaic system

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(16) Solar Thermal panels

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