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Tacoma Public Schools
BLRB Architects, Inc.
Tres West Engineers
Berschauer Phillips Construction
This project involved the construction of a new middle school adjacent to the old Baker Middle School. The school is a Washington State Sustainable Schools Protocol building. The environmentally conscious building design features on-site timber reclamation, storm water management including rainwater harvesting, transparency, a geothermal heat exchange system, Heat recovery and a building dashboard resource measurement system that allows the students and staff to monitor building consumption off water, electricity and natural gas.
WJCx was contracted by the Tacoma Public Schools to provide Commissioning Authority services. WJCx provided design review, construction review, development and testing of comprehensive functional performance tests, troubleshooting TAB verification and commissioning oversight for this project.
Heating Hot Water System, Radiant Floor Hot Water Systems, Ground Heat Sink Condenser Water System, Heat Recovery Air Handling Systems, Over 80 Air Handling Units including many Displacement air handling Units, (3) VAV Terminal Units, Water Source Heat Pump, Split System Air Conditioning Units, Supply and Exhaust Fans, Domestic Water Heaters, DDC System.