LEED® Facts LEED® for Schools 2007 (Certification Pending) Seeking Silver 41* Sustainable Sites 8 Water Efficiency 5 Energy & Atmosphere 7 Materials & Resources 6 Indoor Environmental 12 Quality Innovation and Design 3 *Out of a possible 79 points PROJECT PROFILE LEED® for Schools (Submittal) 36% Reduction in Energy Consumption 37% Reduction in Water Use 25.5% Recycled Content of Materials 32.3% Use of Local/Regional Materials 92% Construction Waste Diverted from Landfill Houston Independent School District Billy R. Reagan PK-8 Education Center • PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS • Energy efficiency is a key feature of the design of Reagan Education Center. The heating, cooling, and electrical lighting systems exceed energy code requirements, thereby reducing annual power consumption and utility costs. • WATER EFFICIENCY • Installation of high efficiency plumbing fixtures. • 50% reduction in plant irrigation water usage. • ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE • 20% reduction in energy costs. • Use of occupancy sensors. • Reduced lighting power density • MATERIALS & RESOURCES • Interior materials are low-maintenance and high-quality to reduce operational costs. • Exterior materials are durable and low maintenance. • Corrugated metal will be used for most of the second floor of the school. • Extruded aluminum canopies for the bus and auto drop-off locations. • INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY • Classrooms provide a healthy environment with lower life-cycle costs, lessening environmental impact. • Enhanced commissioning performed on the building, pressure testing of mechanical system, duct protection during construction and building envelope commissioning. • INNOVATION AND DESIGN • Masonry face brick, as well as aluminum/glass windows, store fronts and doors will be used to reduce the amount of exterior painting required. • 20% of building materials designed to be of recycled content. • Construction waste management performed by the contractor. • Renderings courtesy of • PBK Architects, Inc. ABOUT HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT The Houston Independent School District is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. Its schools are dedicated to giving every student the best possible education through an intensive core curriculum and challenging specialized instructional and career programs. HISD is working hard to be Houstonians' K–12 school system of choice, by constantly improving instruction and management for these to be effective, productive, and economical. The district desires to provide a healthy school environment that can be utilized by students, parents, faculty, and staff. HISD has mandated adherence to the LEED® for Schools “certified” rating level for all new school construction. Owner: Houston Independent School District (HISD) Architect: PBK Architects, Inc. Civil Engineer: T.E.A.M. MEP Engineer: Infrastructure Associates LEED Commissioning Agent: Rice and Gardner Contractor: Anslow Bryant Construction Project Size: 164,545 SF Total Project Cost: $20,831,993 Cost PSF: $126.61 Opening: Fall 2012 ABOUT LEED® The LEED® Green Building Rating System is the national benchmark for the design, construction, and operations of high-performance green buildings. Visit the U.S.Green Building Council’s Web site at www.usgbc.org to learn more about how you can make LEED® work for you.