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Performing Arts Center, Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, WA

Project Categories

LEED Platinum, Higher education, and Civic + cultural

Business Type

Higher-education performing arts center

Size

18,000 square feet

Architect

BCRA Design

Owner

Pacific Lutheran University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Building analysis and modeling

Commissioning services

LEED Platinum

44

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

35

Percent better water efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Platinum

Progress Report

Achieved 44% energy efficiency
Achieved 35% water efficiency

Special features

  • Rooftop air-handling units
  • Air-cooled condensing units
  • Exhaust fans
  • Dust collector
  • Electric unit heater
  • Photocell and occupancy sensor-controlled lighting
  • Air-conditioning units