Slippery Rock Student Housing

Slippery Rock Student Housing

Project Details:

Slippery Rock Student Housing
Slippery Rock, PA

  • Project Size: 1,230,000 Sq. ft. 2,900 beds
  • Project Cost: $11,000,000

  • Slippery Rock University, On-Campus Student Housing Project - Exciting new construction of six dormitories to house students in a modern suite environment. The LEED 2.1 Certified student housing facilities include living, study, lounge, recreation, office and multipurpose use areas.
  • LEED v2.1 Certified.
  • BDA responsible for MEP LEED Documentation, Energy Modeling, Energy Analysis and Fundamental Commissioning.
  • Mechanical system design included a water source heat pump solution utilizing a 2-pipe condenser water loop strategy, variable speed pumping systems and DDC controls.
  • 24 hour ventilation is provided through a 100% outside air heat pump unit utilizing total energy recovery from the cumulative building exhaust system.
  • Condenser water loop heating is provided by campus steam through use of a steam to hot water heat exchanger in five of the six buildings. The sixth utilizes a highly efficient condensing boiler plant.
  • Campus steamis used for domestic hot water through utilization of steam to hot water convertors.
  • Electrical design included 12,470 volt underground site power distribution, site lighting and emergency generator power systems as well as building power and lighting distribution.
  • Wet-pipe sprinkler systems are designed to NFPA-13R.
  • BDA was responsible for site utility service distribution, including power, steam, water, gas and storm.
  • Additional BDA design responsibility included Intercom/Security, Telephone and Cable TV.