Cost $7.9 million
Size 20,000 SF Addition
Building Project Summary:
The new Eagle Branch Public Library is located on 3.66 acres in Indianapolis’ International Marketplace district. The facility will offer more spaces, a computer lab, greater seating and access to public transportation.
Challenges faced incorporating sustainable design with a limited budget.
Our solution was HVAC mechanical design includes a variable-air-volume (VAV), direct-expansion (DX) air-handling unit (AHU) with hot water reheat and terminal zone control. Engineering also include the design of a high-efficiency condensing boiler heating water plant and perimeter heating system.
LED lighting was featured throughout the building and site. Daylighting and individual occupant lighting controls were also included in the electrical design along with a roof-mounted solar photo-voltaic (PV)system.
The plumbing design included low flow plumbing fixtures and a complete fire suppression system.
Originally in pursuit of LEED Silver certification, the Eagle Branch Library is implementing energy- efficient tech-nologies that are anticipated to save the Library over $10,0000 per year in operating costs and is now on track to achieve LEED Gold certification in LEED Version 4.