Community College of Vermont

This new college building houses 10 classrooms, a large lecture hall, multipurpose room, office areas, space for VT Interactive Television, as well as space for Vermont State College. Energy efficiency was achieved through many features, including: spray foam insulation at the entire building envelope as well as energy efficient HVAC systems with heat recovery. Daylighting in spaces is enhanced by a south side sun-shade to limit building overheating during summer months and a light shelf to bounce light further into the center of the classrooms. Lights are on daylighting sensors to automatically dim when outside light levels are adequate. Lights are also on occupancy sensors and will automatically shut off when the spaces are not in use.

Location: Wilder, VT
Size: 15,000 sf New
Project Cost: $3,000,000
Completion: 2005

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