Kol Ami Synagogue

Vancouver, WA

Project Categories

Cultural + spiritual

Business Type

Synagogue featuring a sanctuary, religious school, event hall, kitchen, and administration area

Size

16,000 square feet

Architect

Richard Brown Architect

Owner

Congregation Kol Ami

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Architectural lighting design

Special features

  • Seven rooftop air handlers with CO2-based demand controlled ventilation providing space conditioning for the building
  • Sanctuary space includes architectural and mechanical systems coordinated to provide an “invisible” return air path
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • Daylight dimming lights and occupancy sensors are used throughout the building