Facility executives at the Centennial Sportsplex decided in 2001 to make some upgrades to the 145,300-sq-ft structure. Energy-saving dehumidification equipment eliminated deferred maintenance while at the same saving energy and,
Using an energy-savings program and filtration system, Highwoods Properties saved a significant amount of money in capital equipment purchases. Major renovations would have included a new rooftop unit, supports to
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.