• Photo courtesy of Lara Swimmer.

  • Photo courtesy of Lara Swimmer.

Austin Hall, Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Project Categories

Higher education

Business Type

Higher-education classroom building with office space

Size

100,000 square feet

Architect

Hacker

Owner

Oregon State University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Architectural lighting design

LEED Gold equivalent

25

Percent better energy efficiency

than Oregon code requirements

Sustainability

Progress Report

LEED Gold equivalency
Achieved 25% energy efficiency

Special features

  • Night flush ventilation
  • Radiant ceiling panels
  • Dedicated outside air systems with heat recovery
  • Optimized envelope design
  • Thermal mass energy storage
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • Daylighting and energy-efficient LED lighting
  • Task/ambient approach to lighting of open public spaces
  • Custom lighting integration with radiant panels in classrooms