Project Type: Education
Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania
Project Completed: September 1, 2000
Square Footage: 175,000 sf
Total M/E Construction Cost: $5,500,000
Architects: Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects Allentown, PA
Water source heat pump system with energy recovery units
The Great Valley Middle School is a new facility housing students from grades 6 through 8. The building contains an all-purpose room that can be used as a gymnasium or auditorium, a cafeteria, library, and classrooms to accommodate 1050 students.
Consolidated Engineers designed the HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and electrical systems for the facility. The HVAC system is a water source heat pump with energy recovery units providing the required outdoor air ventilation. The energy recovery units pre-treat the outdoor air which results in energy savings and better indoor humidity levels.