Hillsdale Library

Portland, OR

Project Categories

Government

Business Type

Stand-alone branch library

Size

13,000 square feet

Architect

THA Architecture

Owner

Multnomah County

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

LEED Gold

25

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 25% energy efficiency

Special features

  • Displacement ventilation via underfloor air distribution system
  • High-efficiency natural gas boiler
  • Natural daylighting and sensors
  • Energy efficient lighting system
  • Permanent carbon dioxide monitoring system
  • Electronic space temperature sensors