Meeting Street School: Noted special-needs school chooses two-pipe system for new campus
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From the April 2008 issue of HPAC Engineering.
Nationally recognized for serving children and young adults with disabilities and developmental delays, Meeting Street School occupies a new campus on seven acres of recovered brownfield land on the south side of Providence, R.I. The $16.5 million campus features a Taco LoadMatch two-pipe hydronic heating-and-cooling system expected to help qualify the project for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
The new 76,000-sq-ft Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant building complex, designed by Saccoccio and Associates of Cranston, R.I., includes an early-learning center, a day-care area, and classrooms for the school's elementary-, middle-, and high-school students, as well as a gymnasium, a pool, office areas, a library, and a life-skills center.
The two-story building's layout consists of a central entrance area flanked by five wings, with considerable window space for harvesting natural light. Ninety-five percent of....MORE
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