Lady Bird Johnson Middle School #8

Project Name: Lady Bird Johnson Middle School #8

Project Location: 3601 West Pioneer Drive Irving, TX 75061

Project Description: First net Zero Middle School in the U.S. utilizing geothermal heating, solar panels, wind turbines, rainwater harvesting, and solar energy management systems.

Project Size (Gross Square Feet) and Type:

152,000 SF – New Construction

Owner: Irving ISD, Scott Layne
Architect: Corgan Associates, Susan Smith

MEP Engineer: Image Engineering, Don Penn

General Contractor: Charter Builders, Mike Parkos

Certification Date: August 2011

USGBC LEED® Certification Date and Level of Certification: Silver

Description of Project Services Provided:

Facility Performance Associates were contracted and completed:

  • Commissioning of HVAC & R, lighting controls, building control systems, domestic hot water, wind turbine and photovoltaic systems.
  • Energy simulation model according to ASHRAE 90.1
  • Air Quality Testing Before Occupancy.
  • Creation of the re-commissioning plan, manual and checklists.