Jefferson Houston Elementary School

Alexandria Public Schools

Alexandria, VA

CLIENT

VMDO Architects

PROJECT GOAL

The Jefferson Houston Elementary School is an approximately 125,000 sq. ft. three storey, elementary school in Alexandria, Virginia. The building includes a gymnasium, classrooms, administration areas, kitchen and dining facilities, and support space.

SOLUTION

The results of the energy analysis predicted an approximate energy savings of 48.2% for the Design Case compared to the code-required Baseline Case. Three ECMs were evaluated. The energy cost savings below code for the design case including all three ECMs were found to be 48.74%, which qualifies for 16 EA Credit 1 points under LEED 2009. The project earned LEED Gold certification

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