Athena Engineering, Inc. was selected by Bernards Builders for the Mechanical HVAC & Building Automation controls scope on this new Athletic and Science building on the existing El Rancho Charter Middle School campus. The building is a new 25,000 s.f. single story CMU building with structural steel members and wood stud framing. The main gymnasium houses new sports equipment, bleachers, and an adjacent dance/aerobics studio. There are (5) new science classrooms, staff offices & storage areas, as well as common area restrooms. Minor site demolition was required to make room for the new building.
Athena Engineering, Inc. ‘s HVAC scope included 14 new rooftop package units to serve the gym and new building with new digital controls. The laboratory area was additionally outfitted with fume exhaust hoods for science classes.
General Contractor: Bernards Builders
Photo Credit: Scott Sampson, Athena Engineering Mechanical Superintendent & Dion Schumacher, Athena Engineering Mechanical Foreman