King Open/Cambridge St Upper Schools & Community Complex

Project

King Open/Cambridge St Upper Schools & Community Complex

Education K-12

Cambridge , MA | 2019

  • 273K GSF
  • 4 Companies
  • 1 Professional

About

Three schools, public library, district administration offices, public outdoor pool, underground garage. New construction project and the pilot project for the Cambridge net zero zoning policy.

Project Owner

City of Cambridge

Is the project achieving or targeting net zero energy?

Achieving

Is the project Net Zero or Net Zero Ready?

Net Zero

Project Size in GSF

273K

Category of height

Mid-Rise

Percent site energy savings

43%

Percent site energy savings vs. stretch code baseline or vs. LEED baseline if stretch code not applicable.

How is the building all-electric for heating?

Ground-source Heat Pump

Is the service hot water all-electric?

Yes

What is the primary system type for domestic hot water?

Electric resistance instantaneous

What other systems are used for hot water?

Ground-source heat pump

On-site renewable energy

60%

Is the owner purchasing off-site renewable energy to offset all electricity consumption?

Yes

The construction cost difference from "conventional" to being net zero "ready" (including incentives) for this building is

>-1% to 1%

Certifications related to Energy / Carbon

LEED

Site EUI

25.0 kBtu/sf/year

Net Site EUI

10.0 kBtu/sf/year

What is the climate zone for this project?

5A Cool Humid

Websites for more information

Project Team

Sustainability Consulting
  • Arrowstreet

    In Business Since 1961

    2.9M GSF

    13 Projects

    1 Professional

  • Kate Bubriski

    LEED AP BD+C, CPHC®

    project manager

    2.9M GSF

    12 Projects

    20 Years Experience

Civil Engineering
Construction
  • W.T. Rich

    In Business Since 1968

    598.2K GSF

    3 Projects

Architecture