Beaverton School District: Vose Elementary School

Beaverton School District built three new prototype design elementary schools called Vose, Sato, and Hazeldale. The two story schools are approx. 83,000sf with a capacity of 750 students each. Each school includes 32 classrooms, multi-function teaching spaces, library, a theater stage, and a dividable gymnasium/commons area.

NWESI worked with the construction team lead by Triplett Wellman Construction to confirm all energy using equipment installation and operations for the district and the Energy Trust of Oregon.

Scope: NWESI commissioning involvement started in the design phase with commissioned systems including

    • All HVAC equipment, components, and controls
    • Domestic hot water
    • Photovoltaic
    • Emergency power
    • Lighting controls
    • Intrusion/video surveillance/access control
    • Radio and antenna system
    • Audio and visual equipment

The HVAC system featured nine custom air handlers with gas heating and DX cooling with VAV reheat supplied by two gas condensing boilers.


Location: Beaverton, OR

Owner: Beaverton School District

Client: Beaverton School District

Architect: DLR Group

General Contractor: Triplett Wellman

MEP Designer: DLR Group

Total Project Cost: $33.9M

Owner's Representative: BSD District Representative