Salina Central High School in Salina, Kansas, has completed its expansion and renovation project. New ceiling systems were installed throughout the 5574-m2 (60,000-sf) space to blend new construction with renovated areas.
As the educational facilities within Kansas’s Dodge City United School District aged, teachers and students noticed the impact the buildings’ noisy HVAC systems had on the overall classroom experience. The district decided to equip the schools with sustainable HVAC systems using geothermal technology.
Last week, the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced the winners of its 55th annual design awards program. The organization recognized 21 projects with awards of excellence out of more than 100 submissions from producers, engineers, and architects across the country.