Newton Community School District Administration Building Renovation and Security Upgrade

Newton, IA

  • $2.29 million renovation of 21,000 sf building from grocery store to administration building
  • Two rooftop variable air volume systems with DX cooling, energy recovery wheels, and CO2 control of outside air
  • 17 VAV terminal units have hot water coils
  • Heating from two 95% efficient condensing boilers
  • Hot water pumps have variable frequency drives
  • DDC controls with occupancy control
  • Domestic hot water provided by a gas-fired heater
  • Entire building fire sprinkled per NFPA 13
  • New fire alarm system
  • Main electrical switchboard was replaced
  • Dimmable LED lighting with occupancy sensors
  • LED exterior parking lot and building light
  • Digital telephone system installed throughout
  • Card access security control system
  • Video surveillance cameras
  • Separate mechanical system for telecommunications room controls moisture and supports equipment longevity