Thomas Wootton High School – Feasibility Study
Project Quick Facts
The scope of work included documentation and evaluation of existing mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems for the existing +295,000 sq. ft. facility. The Feasibility Study included various options including a new building option per the State of Maryland Requirements but concentrated on multiple phased while occupied renovation/addition alternatives to expand the facility to +384,000 sq. ft. to meet current educational requirements. The existing heating and cooling plant shall be eliminated and replaced with a system designed in accordance with the Department of General Services criteria. New digital automatic control and energy management systems shall be installed and integrated to the existing County Energy Management. The building will be protected by a wet sprinkler system designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 13. All new plumbing fixtures and sanitary and storm draining will be installed.
New 8,000 amp 480V/277V-3phase-4-wire with a shunt trip will be installed to serve the building and the existing insufficient electrical service will be eliminated. The building will be provided with energy efficient lighting, classroom lighting will be pendant mounted direct/indirect-2 lamp fluorescent fixtures. Offices and corridors will be provided with fluorescent fixtures per Montgomery County Public School Standards and exterior lighting will be LED and wall pack 100% cut-off. All lighting levels and power shall comply with the latest International Energy Codes. The existing fire alarm system shall be replaced with a new Graphic Type Fire Alarm Annunciator Panel.