Southern Area Aquatics and Rec. Complex
This is the Souther Area Aquatics and Recreation located in Brandywine, Maryland.
LEED-3.0-2009 HVAC and electrical system design for new 70,000 sf public recreation center. The building has a leisure pool, locker rooms, outdoor park, gymnasium, fitness and wellness areas, aerobics room, classroom, and administration areas.
The building has numerous sustainable design features including geothermal central plant with 4-pipe heating and cooling distribution, VAV air handling units, variable speed pumping, variable speed natatorium fans, energy recovery systems for locker and pool areas, solar domestic hot water heating, solar pool water heating, and energy efficient T-5 lighting and daylight harvesting systems using solar tubes for additional daylight in the gymnasium (EUI = 185 KBTU/sf/year).