IAQ Design Tools for Schools
If you know of a case study in which indoor air quality issues were addressed in the design, construction or renovation of a school facility, please contact us.
Minnesota School Combines Indoor Air Quality With Energy Efficiency: Students and teachers in Red Wing, Minnesota are enjoying a new high school that uses the latest in efficient, quiet HVAC technology to provide optimal indoor air quality. Air quality requirements mandated by ASHRAE Standard 62-89, Ventilation For Acceptable Air Quality, have reversed the impact of the post oil embargo reduction in outside air ventilation to occupied spaces of the late 1970's. Read the Trane Case Study
The Big Mix — Coping With Standards, IAQ, Comfort and Energy: In many people's minds, IAQ and energy efficiency are opposing forces. However, the team involved in this school project in Sarasota, Florida was able to develop a concept and implement a design that joins these opposing forces at the hip. Read the Trane Case Study
Collaborative of High Performance Schools (CHPS) 2006 Best Practices Manual: Appendix A of the Collaborative of High Performance Schools, 2006 edition, Best Practices Manual, Volume 1 contains four case studies: Alder Creek Middle School, Georgina Blach Intermediate School, Cahuenga New Elementary School, and Cesar Chavez Education Center. Get the manual at www.chps.net/dev/Drupal/node/288