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Kennebec Valley Community College - Solar Thermal Labr

This project was completed with various funding sources including State of Maine Bureau of General Services, ARRA, and the United States Department of Energy. The work scope included demolishing the existing carpentry lab and fitting out the space for a classroom and hands-on, highly sophisticated solar heating and cooling operation. Structural steel bar joists were added to the roof and a new EPDM membrane roof installed. Mock roof’s were constructed in the lab for students to experience three different roof styles during their practicum. The program is the first of it’s kind in the New England Region.

Location: Fairfield, Maine
Year: 2010-2011
Design: Port City Architects, Portland, ME
% Work Performed Own Forces: 75%