Vista Ridge High School

Vista Ridge High School

  • Owner: Leander ISD
  • Architect:
  • Area: 400,000 Sq Ft
  • Construction Cost: $55,000,000
  • MEP Cost: $13,750,000
  • Date Completed: 2/10/2004

New high school featuring a combination earth-coupled water source heat pump and rooftop DX units. Outside air was pretreated using enthalpy heat wheels with supplemental DX cooling. All classrooms were supplied with minimum 15 cfm of outside air per student to comply with then current ASHRAE recommendations for indoor air quality. Plumbing systems included electronic sensors for water closets, urinals and lavatories to conserve water and ensure sanitation. Electrical systems included classroom and athletic field lighting (football, baseball, softball and tennis), power distribution, cable tray systems for all data and communication systems and fire alarm systems. Special systems included dust collection system, welding exhaust system, shop compressed air system, laboratory fume hood exhaust systems, and laboratory compressed air system.

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Fire Protection

With full service offices located in Austin and San Antonio, MEP ENGINEERING, INC. has provided consulting engineering services in Central and South Texas for over 10 years.

We utilize a unique team approach, encouraging input from all parties involved in the project: the Owner, the Architect, fellow staff members, contractors and suppliers, throughout the life of the project. As a result, we develop a clearer understanding of the intent of the project to complete a better, more efficient design.

Our engineers have extensive experience designing mep systems for new construction and renovations and upgrades to existing mep systems. The combined professional project experience of our team covers a wide spectrum of specialized knowledge and includes schools, laboratories, offices, churches, computer centers, manufacturing and governmental projects.

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