Date: May 28, 2015
Chaney Enterprises was presented with the ACI Excellence in Concrete award in the Public Buildings segment for their involvement in the construction of St. Charles High School. This award recognizes projects constructed in Maryland that represent the best in concept, originality and applicability of concrete.
The comprehensive high school consists of a 269,000-square foot structure, including a four-story educational wing with diverse classrooms, cafeteria/dining, auditorium, gymnasium, digital-domed classroom, science on a sphere classroom, football stadium and associated fields, as well as a six-lane indoor pool.
The building will be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certified, have a partial green living-vegetated roof, solar panels and include a geo thermal energy source for HVAC, daylighting, automatic light control systems, occupancy sensors, Energy Star rated equipment, solar preheat for domestic hot water, water efficient landscaping, reflective cool roof systems, water efficient landscaping, pervious paving, high recycled content for interior finishes, a special polished concrete floor, reduction of light pollution, enhanced classroom acoustic and an energy management system.
Those involved in the project that were also presented with award certificates were the following: SHW Group as the architectural firm, Hess Construction & Engineering Services as the general contractor, and Canyon Contracting, Inc. as the concrete contractor.
From left to right, Jacob Butcher of Canyon Contracting, Henry Prenger, P.E. with Lafarge, and Jan Holt, CCO of Chaney Enterprises.