Fox Valley Technical College Waupaca Regional Center

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Fox Valley Technical College Waupaca Regional Center

Waupaca, WI
Delivery Method: General Contractor
Architect: Somerville, Inc.

This new 15,527 square-foot facility includes ten instructional program spaces (classrooms and labs) and is the home of the Waupaca Area Job Center. The project was completed on a tight budget within six months. This highly-energy-efficient building’s renewable energy and green features include the following:

  • A solar thermal system that provides domestic hot water and radiant in-floor heating
  • A 30 kW photovoltaic system producing electricity to operate the building
  • Motion-controlled lighting
  • Structural insulated wall panels
  • Automated building control systems
  • Exterior window shading to reduce heat infiltration during the summer
  • Recycled building materials and low volatile (VOC) emitting components

BUILD Wisconsin Award in renovation category, Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin