Facility condition assessments are crucial to any school district in pursuit of a bond initiative. Types of equipment to be considered, visual condition analysis, remaining expected useful life, and opinion of probable replacement cost are but a few elements that go into a report for use in developing bond language for submission to the State’s treasury department.
PBA provided services to the Troy School District for the assessment of all district facilities. We verified all manufacturers and equipment types in order to present the district with recommendations.
Upon the favorable vote in 2013, Peter Basso Associates remained as engineer of record providing MEP engineering design services for the implementation of recommendations at 11 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 2 high schools. Our projects also encompassed the International Academy East, Administration Building, and Special Services Building.
Most buildings in the district received new boilers, chillers and unit ventilators, and all were fitted out with secured entry vestibules. Temperature controls upgrades were provided to each building as well, and LED lighting and occupancy sensors were installed district-wide to meet energy usage guidelines.
Following the passage of a 2016 bond, Port Huron Schools was hoping to modernize its aging Northern High School, with both modern finishes and systems to supportLearn More →
Following the passing of a $120 million bond in 2007, Portage Public Schools set out to build a new central high school in place of its aging, existing high schoolLearn More →
In 2010, Charlotte Public Schools announced a five-year district-wide improvement plan. The district facilities work program included a schedule of major repair and renovation projects necessaryLearn More →
Ann Arbor Public Schools wanted to add a state-of-the-art high school that would utilize energy efficient equipment and technology, while having a minimal impactLearn More →
Local philanthropic funding provided a generous gift to Hillel Day School, enabling the completion of three phases of a plan to create physical spaces that resonate with 21st-century design.Learn More →
In keeping with the tradition of naming their schools after a philosophy or direction, the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Board of Education unanimously votedLearn More →
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