• Photo courtesy of Charles Ingram.

Health Professions, Pacific University

Hillsboro, OR

Project Categories

Laboratories and Higher education

Business Type

Departmental classrooms, labs, and faculty offices. Medical clinic tenant on first floor.

Size

105,000 square feet

Architect

SRG Partnership, Inc.

Owner

Pacific University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

LEED Gold

20

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

50

Percent better water efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 20% energy efficiency
Achieved 50% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Efficient heating system with variable speed pumping, hot-water radiant ceiling panels, and hot-water radiant floors
  • Demand Controlled Ventilation with CO2 sensors in all classrooms
  • Rainwater harvesting system uses nearly 100% of the water that falls on the site annually
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures and use of harvested rainwater combine to reduce city water consumption by nearly 50%