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Haley Elementary School

Haley Elementary School Challenge and Solution The Chicago Public School System embarked on a Capital Improvement Program, and one of the objectives was to replace outdated boilers in many of their buildings. Haley Elementary School was one of the designs that were constructed throughout the City of Chicago during the first part of last Century. Two new staged boilers were installed in the existing boiler house along with new domestic hot water storage. Air Handlers and Building Exhaust systems were replaced. A new electrical UPS system was installed in the boiler room in its own enclosure. Existing classroom storage cabinets
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Gillespie School

Gillespie School Challenge and Solution Part of the Chicago Public School’s Capital Improvement Program, this project was completed in 2003. A new diesel generator was installed as a backup to the electrical service. The electrical service was updated and the electrical room expanded. The existing boiler was replaced with a double staged boiler system, requiring new openings in the existing wall and ramp construction. A new building exhaust system was installed in the existing attic space requiring structural reinforcement and roof work. Doors were replaced in the basement plenum areas with fire-rated assemblies.
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Clinton Elementary School

Clinton Elementary School Challenge and Solution The Chicago Public School System embarked on a Capital Improvement Program, and one of the objectives was to replace outdated boilers in many of their buildings. Clinton Elementary School was one of the designs that were constructed throughout the City of Chicago during the first part of last Century. Two new staged boilers were installed in the existing boiler house along with new domestic hot water storage. Air Handlers and Building Exhaust systems were replaced. A new electrical UPS system was installed in the boiler room in its own enclosure. Existing classroom storage cabinets
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Fernwood School

Fernwood School Challenge and Solution Another project for the Chicago Public School’s Capital Improvement Program, this project was completed in 2005. A new diesel generator was installed as a backup to the electrical service. The electrical service was updated and the electrical room expanded. A new pump room was built for the replacement pumps.
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