Anne Roberts Young Elementary School + Daycare

OWNER/DEVELOPER:

School District No.60 (Peace River)

ARCHITECT:

KMBR Architects Planners Inc.

SECTOR:

Education K-12

AME ROLE:1

Mechanical Design

Completed:

2020

Location:

Peace River, AB

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

This two-storey K-6 elementary school is home to 425 students. Designed to not only provide a conducive learning environment but also offer additional features for the community to enjoy, such as an enhanced, secondary school-sized music multipurpose room and a childcare facility.

What sets this school apart is its unique design, which includes a Gathering Place and Learning Commons area. These innovative configurations are specifically designed to provide enhanced learning opportunities and foster collaboration among students.

Designed to be equivalent to a LEED Gold standard, the mechanical systems were designed with high sustainability targets.  Key features include:

  • A cascading heating system serve two different low temperature heating water loops.
  • High efficiency, condensing boilers and domestic hot water tanks.
  • Radiant slab heating.Heat recovery classroom ventilators.
  • Separate air handling systems in gym and daycare for community events.

This project was delivered using a Construction Management procurement method, ensuring that all aspects of construction were meticulously planned and efficiently executed.