• Photo courtesy of Parallel Photography.

Trillium Creek Primary School

West Linn, OR

Project Categories

K-12 education

Business Type

New primary-education facility

Size

72,000 square feet

Architect

DOWA-IBI Group

Owner

West Linn-Wilsonville School District

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

BAM

LEED Gold

45

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

50

Percent better water efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 45% energy efficiency
Achieved 50% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Rainwater reclamation for toilet flushing
  • Waterless urinals
  • Passive cooling
  • Occupancy sensors
  • Daylighting (continuously dimmed and switched systems)
  • Wind turbine
  • Photovoltaic panels
  • Greenlight system that informs students when it is appropriate (based on outside weather and temperature) to open the operable windows
  • Metering system to track HVAC, lighting, plug load, water, and gas energy consumption, and also photovoltaic and wind-electricity production
  • Color-coded LED fixtures display building electricity, gas, and water consumption, and also photovoltaic and wind-electricity production
  • Cabling connections for interactive video games in gymnasium