Washington School for the Deaf

Vancouver, WA

Project Categories

K-12 education

Business Type

Campus support building, including full-service commercial kitchen, commercial laundry facility, vocational classrooms, maintenance shop, and equipment-storage area


27,000 square feet


Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements


Percent better water efficiency

than code requirements


Progress Report

Pursuing 29% energy efficiency
Pursuing 32% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Open-loop geothermal well system for heat-recovery chillers
  • Heat-recovery systems for shop ventilation
  • Gas radiant-heating systems for vehicle-maintenance shops
  • Daylighting controls designed and integrated with input of students
  • Oliver Kastel Building rated LEED Gold