Woodbine Elementary School Additions & Renovations
Woodbine, New Jersey
In 2011, the 37,500 SF additions and renovations to the Woodbine Elementary School were completed. Electrical system upgrades throughout the school, such as, security system upgrades including the creation of a front entrance vestibule and placement of additional cameras, public address system upgrades throughout the school including occupancy sensing were just some of the much needed upgrades. Other aspects of the construction included replacement of 7,500 s.f. roof membrane, 8,700 s.f. of asbestos floor tile abatement and replacement with vinyl composition tile (VCT), removal of 2,360 s.f. asbestos ceiling tile and replacement with new tile, and a 1,200 s.f. kitchen renovation. The school received a new 30,000 s.f. standing seam metal roof along with a 278 KW roof mounted photovoltaic panel system, with associated electrical equipment and required structural steel. Additional renovations included replacement of outdated oil fired asbestos containing boilers with energy efficient natural gas and replacement of electric hot water with energy efficient natural gas. The total cost of construction was $5,200,000.00. The Design Collaborative was contracted to perform the architectural, engineering and alternative energy design.