Mt. San Antonio College, Student Success Center

  • Location

    Walnut, CA
  • Project Dates

    January 2012 - September 2016
  • Construction Cost

    $13.6 million
  • Size

    22,800 SF
  • Delivery Method

    Lease/Lease Back
  • Market

    Community Colleges
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  • Smart design LEEDs to student success

  • Project Overview

    Mt. San Antonio College’s new $13.6 million Student Success Center was a milestone for the Walnut, California college. Funded through a voter approved facilities bond in 2008, the LEED Silver designed facility centralizes services like the Veterans Resource Center, the Accessible Technology Center for Disabled Student Programs and Services and a Student Health Center satellite office.

  • Solution

    The building’s HVAC system meets occupants’ needs, provides a safe environment and accommodates changes in building operation. The design of the building’s envelope, new HVAC equipment, and lighting were all essential in achieving the College’s sustainability, energy performance, and LEED certification goals. In addition to achieving LEED NC v3, Silver Certification, the building’s systems were designed with the goal of achieving a 20% energy savings by cost versus a Title 24 baseline building. The buildings mechanical and lighting systems tie into the campus-wide photovoltaic array, adding to the savings by cost. The facility’s telecom infrastructure provides reliable, flexible and scalable access to information technology resources including, voice, data network, administrative computing and student services.