ESCO K-12 Performance Contracting

Chief Leschi Schools

Chief Leschi Schools recently partnered with MacDonald-Miller to pursue funding sources for the design and installation of an energy-efficient HVAC system. Through this partnership, Chief Leschi Schools successfully obtained a $25,000,000 direct allocation from the Washington State budget to replace existing HVAC infrastructure. These upgrades will result in a healthier environment not only for the children and employees of the school but for the greater community and the entire planet!

Summer Schedule

This summer, crews will remove the overhead ceiling tile and grid to gut the existing system and install a new variable refrigerant flow (VRF) mechanical system. MacMiller is championing this extensive process and the challenging work across the 200,000 SF campus in just one summer!

We are committed to the near impossible task of executing 50,000 mechanical labor hours and coordinating with 20 subcontractors to ensure that this work is complete before the start of the next school year in September.

New HVAC System

We know that increased comfort correlates with increased learning for these students and are excited for the additional benefits this new HVAC system will bring which include:

  • Year-round comfort with improved system reliability and increased air filtration.
  • More places to learn by utilizing all shared rooms/classrooms during hot weather.
  • Energy cost savings with future lighting upgrades.

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