Aspen Middle School

Aspen Middle School

  • Location

    Aspen, CO

  • Market Sector

    K-12 Education

  • size

    111,500 SF

The new, state-of-the-art middle school was built to accommodate Aspen’s growing demand for a classroom facility, and to reflect the community’s commitment to sustainability.

BG provided MEP and LEED commissioning services for the new facility. We implemented a number of measures to promote energy efficiency. Some of these included installing a transpired solar collector to pre-heat outside air, installing high-efficiency lighting systems with daylighting and occupancy control censors, solar shading and natural ventilation cooling design, high-efficiency condensing boilers, and more.

Aspen Middle School was the first school in Colorado to achieve LEED Gold Certification. It also won a 2009 ACEC Colorado Engineering Excellence Award. Additionally, the systems are operating at half the utility cost of the previous smaller building.

Services

  • Commissioning
  • Electrical
  • LEED
  • Lighting
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
Lighting and staircase inside of Aspen Middle School
Red lockers in the hallway inside of Aspen Middle School
Lobby with lighting and staircase inside of Aspen Middle School
View of the mountains through the window from the seating area inside of Aspen Middle School
Seating area inside of the library at Aspen Middle School with a mountain view in the background
Kids during gym class at Aspen Middle School with American Flag in the background
View of Aspen Middle School landscaping with sky and mountains in the background
Patio outside of Aspen Middle School at night with interior lights on
Front entrance to the Aspen Middle School at night with interior lights on
Children eating lunch on the patio of Aspen Middle School during the day
View of the patio during the day at Aspen Middle School
Seating area and bookshelves inside of the library in Aspen Middle School with mountains in the background