Conservatory Green School Denver Public Schools
When Denver International Airport opened in 1995, the area where Stapleton International Airport became one of the largest urban infill redevelopments in the U.S. Community leaders and planners’ created a neighborhood with the classic offerings – commerce, residential, parks, and schools. Denver Public Schools’ built Conservatory Gree, a new school, to educate early childhood through eighth grade in the Stapleton community.
BG provided LEED for Schools v2009, EA Prerequisite #1 Fundamental Commissioning of the building’s HVAC, lighting, domestic hot water, and controls. The facility uses four pipe central plant heating and cooling to VAV AHU’s with energy recovery to provide building conditioning.
The facility utilizes energy recovery ventilation systems in conjunction with high-efficiency boilers to provide optimum building conditions. The building systems are monitored and controlled by a Johnson Control automation system tied into DPS’ central building automation system. With the use of the building automation system, BG was able to analyze the instantaneous operation and trend the operation of each piece of equipment, verifying maximum efficiency.