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Taradale School

Mechwave provided HVAC, plumbing and fire protection consulting services for a new 690 student K-4 school. The HVAC system consists of gas fired heating boilers serving constant volume central air handling units. Wall fin radiation and reheat coils are utilized for zone control. Demand control ventilation is provided to increase energy efficiency. The building is fully air conditioned except for the gymnasium area. Roof top air handling units were utilized for a portion of the building for capital cost savings.  The building is fully sprinklered in accordance with NFPA 13.


Project Data

School TypeK-4
Construction ProcessConstruction Management
Contract TypeSub-Consultant to Architect
ArchitectCohos Evamy Partners (Dialog)
Construction Cost$9,600,000
OwnerCalgary Board of Eduction
Area3,437 m² (37,000 ft²)
Relocatables320m² (480m² future)