Jennings Creek Elementary School

Warren County Board of Education | Bowling Green, Kentucky

Located within a campus shared with the existing Henry Moss Middle School, Jennings Creek Elementary will encourage Integrated Learning, between the two facilities and promote a P-8 campus

Kentucky’s Next Zero Energy School



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Kentucky’s Next Net Zero Energy School

Jennings Creek Elementary follows the energy reducing design strategies implemented throughout the district including a site-produced alternative renewable energy source (solar) to achieve zero energy status.

Located within a campus shared with the existing Henry Moss Middle School, Jennings Creek Elementary encourages Integrated Learning, between the two facilities and promote a P-8 campus. While the buildings are separate, an outdoor pathway and supervised corridor, enable staff and students to utilize the Cafetorium with a stage, Group Study Areas, and the Monumental Collaboration Stair. During night time productions, the classroom wings are able to be secured while allowing use of the Collaboration Areas.
Housed within the Media Center are “Maker Spaces” to encourage student group meetings and promote collaborative thinking. At the Center of the Media Center is a Media Hub, allowing students to utilize computer work stations within the supervised environment.

Each classroom features flexible seating options, such as wobble chairs, balls, and couches to allow students to burn off energy in a way that’s not disruptive yet promote classroom learning, with the easily moveable furniture.

Green kitchen strategies eliminate deep fryers and tilting skillets to reduce energy, and in support of the district-wide initiative to provide healthier meals.

Jennings Creek Elementary is designed to operate at less than 17.5 EUI/SF/YR creating an average savings of over $195,000 a year in energy costs.

Sustainable Features:
327 kw Photovoltaic Alternative Renewable Energy Source
Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) Bldg Envelope
Passive Daylighting Controls/Strategies
Geothermal HVAC
Efficient Kitchen Strategies – Eliminates Type 1 Hood
Super Insulated R-32 Roof
Occupancy, Motion & CO2 Monitoring
LED Lighting
Net Metering
Stained Polished Concrete Floors
Operations & Maintenance Plan
 

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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.
They Aren't "Dorms" Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.

Sherman Carter Barnhart's design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus. Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.
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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies. 
They Arent Dorms Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.  Sherman Carter Barnharts design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus.  Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.

 

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When I describe what it was like living in Haggin Hall (the old one) in '78 .... Oliver (son who lived in Lewis Hall as a freshman and still as a sophomore) just looks at me weird .... he just can't imagine .... nice work SCB !

Wish I could be a student now!

With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.

Fostering Privacy & Community
It's a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.

Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.

To learn more about our student housing designs click here: www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/
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4 days ago

With our extensive experience in the design of student housing,  Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.  Fostering Privacy & Community
Its a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.  Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.  To learn more about our student housing designs click here: https://www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/

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