Academic: K-12

St. Veronica Elementary School

Project Details

St. Veronica Elementary School


Location

Airdrie, AB, Canada

Owner/Client

Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD)

Completion

2019

Role

Electrical Engineering Consulting Services, Specialty Lighting Design & Solar Photovoltaic Design

Sustainability

Awaiting Certification

St. Veronica is a K-6, two storey Catholic elementary school located in Airdrie, AB, designed to accommodate 950 teachers and students. The building was also designed with flexibility to addition of portable classrooms to meet future needs.

Designed to achieve LEED Silver Certification, the electrical design contains many environmentally friendly features, including:

  • Enhanced measurement and verification through a detailed metering program
  • LED lighting throughout the building
  • Smart lighting controls, including daylight harvesting, dimming and occupancy sensors
  • A 75kWDC solar photovoltaic system

To enhance the unique character of the main staircase, interesting angles, and double height spaces of the overall building, asymmetrical perimeter lighting was installed to help accentuate architectural features. Triangular lighting fixtures of varying sizes were installed in the large student gathering areas to enhance the clean lines of the building and create a visually interesting and engaging space.

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