Green Building: Pine Ridge Elementary School
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Owner: Cherry Creek School District
Architect: LKA Partners
- New 68,000 square foot elementary school
- Includes 24 classrooms, pre-school classrooms, a library, computer rooms, a full kitchen and dining area, offices, and miscellaneous support rooms
- Sustainable, high performance features include: PV panels with a monitoring educational / demonstration area for students, parents, and faculty; extensive use of daylighting with state-of-the-art electric light controls, lightshelves and sunscreens; low/no emitting materials used throughout; and native Xeric turf grasses and plant materials.