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Title: Zero Energy Building Pays for Itself: Odyssey Elementary

Abstract

Odyssey Elementary is a large public school in an area of Utah with a growing population. Created as a prototype for the Davis School District, Odyssey is a zero energy building whose design has already been copied for two other new schools, both of which are targeting zero energy. It has a unique design with four 'houses' (or classroom wings) featuring generously daylit classrooms. This design contributes to the school's energy efficiency. In an effort to integrate positive messages about fitness into the learning environment, each house has a different take on the theme of 'bodies in motion' in the natural world. In a postoccupancy survey of parents, students, and teachers, more than 87% were satisfied with the building overall.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
OSTI Identifier:
1375121
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-5500-68781; DOE/GO-102017-4976
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; zero energy school; Odyssey Elementary; Woods Cross, Utah; Davis School District; building efficiency

Citation Formats

Torcellini, Paul A. Zero Energy Building Pays for Itself: Odyssey Elementary. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Torcellini, Paul A. Zero Energy Building Pays for Itself: Odyssey Elementary. United States.
Torcellini, Paul A. Wed . "Zero Energy Building Pays for Itself: Odyssey Elementary". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1375121.
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abstractNote = {Odyssey Elementary is a large public school in an area of Utah with a growing population. Created as a prototype for the Davis School District, Odyssey is a zero energy building whose design has already been copied for two other new schools, both of which are targeting zero energy. It has a unique design with four 'houses' (or classroom wings) featuring generously daylit classrooms. This design contributes to the school's energy efficiency. In an effort to integrate positive messages about fitness into the learning environment, each house has a different take on the theme of 'bodies in motion' in the natural world. In a postoccupancy survey of parents, students, and teachers, more than 87% were satisfied with the building overall.},
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year = {Wed Aug 09 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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