In need of excessive HVAC repairs
High utility costs at Rowan County Senior High School
Concerns with HVAC reliability
Comfort complaints from staff and students
Inadequate bonding capacity to fund the needed improvements
The school district entered into a performance contract, which allows school districts to apply guaranteed savings to fund facility improvements over a period of time.
Harshaw Trane addressed deteriorating facilities and provided a single point of responsibility,
Integrated all new systems into a common building automation system.
Replaced HVAC system at Rowan County High School
Installed lighting retrofits throughout the district.
A building automation system was installed and HVAC maintenance and reliability issues were addressed at the High School
Improved comfort in the schools
Reduced energy costs
A web-based energy management system on a common platform and highly improved indoor air quality (IAQ)
The district saw reduced energy bills and called this project the smoothest, most successful project in the past 22 years.
Special Features at Rowan County High School:
High Efficiency water-cooled Chillers
High efficiency Hot Water Boilers
Dedicated Heat Recovery Chiller
Outside Air for free Cooling
Energy Performance Monitoring Program
Dynamic Air Cleaner Filtration System
Variable Air Volume Airside System
Variable Speed Pumping
Web-based Digital Controls
- $154,709 guaranteed annual savings
- Lighting retrofit
- Minimal disruption
- 20-Year PACT™ performance guarantee
- Sustainability program to ensure building efficiency