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Michael David Ross

Physical Education Complex

California State University Cal Maritime Academy

CSU Maritime Academy constructed a new Aquatic Facility and Physical Education Complex to replace the original center built in 1945.

Vallejo, California

Client: WRNS Studio

Building Size: 37,000 sf

Project Cost: $26 million

The new Cal Maritime Academy Physical Education Complex — which includes a gymnasium, outdoor aquatics survival pool, offices, locker room, laundry facilities, conference rooms, and a multipurpose room — was designed with an emphasis on energy-efficiency.The center will rely on passive natural ventilation (using stack effect and cross ventilation), displacement and demand-based ventilation; energy management strategies for temperature controls; lighting control systems; energy-efficient fluorescent and LED lighting; occupancy sensors; and daylighting/dimming controls. The combined strategies will result in a facility that uses 20 percent less energy than California Energy Code Title 24 requirements.

News & Awards

  • Best Project Award: Sports/Entertainment, ENR California Region, 2015
Michael David Ross
Michael David Ross
Michael David Ross
Michael David Ross
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