Houston Middle School

ROLE: Subcontractor
CLIENT: Matanuska Susitna Borough

Roger Hickel

LOCATION: Houston Alaska

Information about the project: Construct new Middle School to replace existing earthquake damaged structure.  Facility is 96,500sf and includes classrooms, multi-purpose/gymnasium, small engine repair shop, wood working shop, welding shop, lab classrooms, cafeteria.  Mechanical systems included domestic water and sewer systems, interface with exterior insulated fire water storage tank, hydronic heating from dual fuel natural gas/propane boilers, onsite propane storage for emergency operation of boilers and kitchen equipment, ventilation systems, specialty exhaust systems for lab classroom fume hoods, small engine shop, welding shop, and wood shop.  Work included contractor performed design and installation of seismic bracing for mechanical systems and equipment.