Districtwide Energy Upgrades (18 schools)
This project is expected to replace light fixtures, windows, door insulation, variable frequency motor drive controls, and modified computerized control systems as needed at the following schools:
Big Lake Elementary
Cottonwood Creek Elementary
Finger Lake Elementary
Goose Bay Elementary
Palmer Jr. Middle
Pioneer Peak Elementary
This project is to perform design of various energy upgrades at 18 different Borough schools. Upgrades may include window replacement, lighting system replacement as well as insulation or roof upgrades. Initial site assessments will include thermographic analyses at all 18 schools.
This project upgraded lighting systems and new windows at multiple schools. Remaining work includes replacement of nearly all windows at Snowshoe, Pioneer Peak and Cottonwood Elementary Schools. A contract has been awarded and preliminary work has begun. Construction will be completed over summer of 2018.
Robert Scott, MSB Project Manager
The total project budget is $3,162,000. The State of Alaska will fund this project at a 70/30 split with the Borough.