Buchanan High School – Energy Academy

Clovis, California

This 8,000 SF classroom building serves as an alternative energy technology learning center for students.  The building is constructed to allow the students to explore and learn from the building.  Key items of interest are a vegetative roof, a displacement ventilation HVAC system, radiant floor heating, photovoltaic system, wind turbines and wall modules that allow the students to test the thermal conductivity of the walls.  This building is certified under the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) program.