Ursuline Academy: French Family Science, Math, & Technology

Project Name: Ursuline Academy: French Family Science, Math, & Technology

Project Location: 4900 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229

Project Description: 10 state of the art science labs, 9 math classrooms, a math lab, 8 world language classrooms and labs, 4 computer science classrooms,

college counseling suite, faculty center, sustainable science courtyard, meeting rooms, Heritage Gallery, and student chapel

Project Size (Gross Square Feet) and Type:

70,000 Square Feet, New Construction

Owner: Ursuline Academy
Architect: F&S Partners Inc.

MEP Engineer: Blum Consulting Engineers

General Contractor: Hill Wilkinson

Certification Date: Fall 2009

USGBC LEED® Certification Date and Level of Certification: Gold

Description of Project Services Provided:

AIR Engineering and Testing was contracted and completed:

  • Energy Efficiency and LEED Consulting
  • Commissioning of HVAC & R, lighting controls, building automation systems, and fire protection
  • Commissioned mechanical systems included fan powered boxes, variable air volume devices, air handling units, fan coil units, DX split system, condenser unit, forced flow unit heater, hot water unit heater, exhaust fans, fume hood exhaust fan, relief air fan, cooling tower, rotary screw chiller, preheat coil pump, chilled water pump, heating water pump, condenser water pump, heating water boiler, energy management system
  • Air Quality Testing Before Occupancy
  • Execution of Various LEED Miscellaneous Credits
  • Energy simulation model according to ASHRAE 90.1
  • Creation of the re-commissioning plan, manual and checklists.
  • Direct General Contractor on Training Plan and Execution