Chute Lake Elementary School

Kelowna, British Columbia

Falcon Engineering provided complete design of mechanical and electrical lighting, electrical distribution, communications and electronic life safety systems for this elementary school project consisting of a new 3000sm facility designed to LEED Silver standards.

Mechanical design included a horizontal “slinky” closed loop geothermal system with distributed ground source heat pumps. Energy saving initiatives include:

  • Variable hydronic flow
  • Demand control ventilation
  • Photovoltaic solar panels
  • Low consumption plumbing fixtures
  • Occupancy and daylight sensing lighting control

ENERGY USE INDEX (EUI): 65 kWh/sm/year

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