Salem Historical Society

Salem Museum Expansion

Salem, VA

CLIENT: SmithLewis Architecture

The Salem Historical Society is building an addition to house historical artifacts. The Historical Societies priority is to model sustainable building for future growth, while providing the required environment to house the artifacts.

The building includes many green features, including an intensive green roof, a highly insulated building envelope, and an energy efficient hvac system. The HVAC system includes high efficiency heat pumps, a dedicated outside air handler, and energy recovery from exhausted building air. The design team is targeting LEED Gold for the project