Joseph Gale Elementary

Forest Grove, OR

Project Categories

K-12 schools

Business Type

K-4 elementary school

Size

72,600 square feet

Architect

Mahlum Architects

Owner

Forest Grove School District

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Building analysis and modeling

LEED Gold

37

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

25

Percent better potable water efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 37% energy efficiency
Achieved 25% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Photovoltaic panels
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • LED fixtures used for exterior lighting
  • Occupancy sensors
  • Daylighting (continuously dimmed and switched systems)
  • Standby power system to maintain HVAC and electrical systems to specialty classrooms