Size: 66,864 SF

Completion:  APRIL 2008

Delivery:  HARD BID

Thisproject was awarded the 2008 CEFPI Impact on Learning Award (Sustainable Category).

This is a new 66,864 square-foot, two-story elementary school with crawlspace/basement. Roxborough was designed by RB+B Architects, Inc. as one of the Douglas County School District’s energy efficient prototype schools.

Sustainable elements include the following:

  • Sustainable Site: 50% of landscaped areas returned to native grasses
  •  Water Efficiency: Motion-sensor faucets
  •  Energy Efficiency: High-efficiency HVAC equipment, commissioning employed to maximize efficiency and performance of built systems, natural lighting reduced fixture / energy loads, exterior solar shading reduces heat gain
  •  Materials & Resources: Construction waste recycling diverted 60% of waste from landfills
  •  Indoor Environmental Quality: Solar tubes and exterior solar shading allow maximum natural lighting of indoor spaces, operable windows allow increased amounts of fresh air and ventilation