Harker Gym Achieves LEED Gold
The Harker School Gym in San Jose received LEED-NC v2009 Gold certification with a total of 72 points. Part of an overall multipurpose event center, this 33,000 ft² facility provides students with training spaces, dance studios, locker rooms for team sports, and therapy rooms with cold/hot pools and an underwater treadmill. Sustainability features include a photovoltaic system which was implemented to create energy efficiency and reduce energy use from the grid. The adjacent Theater building is also targeting LEED Gold certification.
The gym and new theater is highly energy efficient, including a 140-kilowatt photovoltaic system to keep the buildings about 25% off the grid. Integral Group provided full electrical design services as well as LEED consulting, energy modeling, photovoltaic consulting, lighting design and daylighting design services working closely with Studio Bondy Architecture.
- San Jose