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Teen Activity Center



Site characteristics or focus during construction or remodel: Utilizing a recycled building, the Parks and Recreation Department wanted to provide as much green technology as possible in the construction of the building.

Construction Type: Raised Floor, 2x6 frame construction

Passive Solar System: Plenty of south facing glass

Active Solar System: 2kw solar photovoltaic system

Main Heating System: Geothermal Heat pump

Conservation Features:  Building has incorporated blown-in wet cellulose wall insulation and advanced home weatherization features

Subjective Evaluation/ design considerations: Conservation features coupled with the geothermal heat pump and active solar system on the roof results in a comfortable, highly energy-efficient structure, with low energy bills.

Project: Teen Activity Center

Owner: Truckee Parks & Recreation

Size: 2,800 square feet

Designer: Ron Gaunt

Date of Construction: Mid-1900’s; Renovated 1998

Tags: Remodel/Addition
Solar Photovoltaic
Insulation
Ground Source Heat Pump

Mail can be sent to: SiGBA P.O. Box 4245 Truckee, CA 96160

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