• Photo courtesy of Charles Ingram.

Shattuck Hall, Portland State University

Portland, OR

Project Categories

Higher education

Business Type

Historic renovation

Size

66,000 square feet

Architect

SRG Partnership, Inc.

Owner

Portland State University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Building analysis and modeling

Architectural lighting design

LEED Gold

23

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

45

Percent better water efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 23% energy efficiency
Achieved 45% potable water efficiency
Achieved Energy Use Index (EUI) of 45.87

Special features

  • Complete MEP renovation of a historic building
  • Operational cost savings projected at $13,000 annually
  • Radiant ceiling panels for heating and cooling
  • Ventilation provided by dedicated variable-air-volume outside air units
  • Chilled water from a central chilled-water water plant
  • Hot water from central stream; steam trap monitoring
  • Continuous dimming controls (daylighting) and separate circuits for zoning flexibility in daylit zones
  • Premium efficiency motors