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salt spring island library

salt spring island, BC

 
Salt Spring Island Public Library is a 2-storey building covering 12,500 sq.ft. of floor space. Designed to match LEED Gold standards, this building houses a library, meeting rooms and a broad range of services, as well as the Salt Spring Island Historical Society Archives. Innovative mechanical designs incorporated into this facility include; natural ventilation, displacement ventilation, a geo-exchange system, solar thermal panels to heat the domestic hot water, and a separate controls system for temperature and humidification in the archive room.

Architect: Chang Holovsky Architects

 

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