2. FIELD

V. Sue Cleveland High School

New 400,000 SF High School

  • Controls
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • Sustainability

Designed as a series of six “schools-within-a-school,” the new energy-efficient high school showcases the latest research on how to positively affect teaching and learning outcomes. The new campus contains classrooms, laboratories, administrative offices, media center, performing arts center, black-box theater, indoor athletics, food service, gymnasiums, field house and athletic fields. The sustainably designed school earned LEED Silver certification from the US Green Building Council, and employed the following green systems:   geothermal heating and cooling system, exhaust air heat recovery, low flow plumbing fixtures, high efficiency lighting and controls.


Rio Rancho, NM




Associated General Contractors-New Mexico Building Branch, Best Buildings Award - CMAR, 2010

New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers, Energy Project of the Year, 2010

American School and University, Outstanding High School Design, 2010


Energy Analysis & Modeling

Energy Efficient Lighting

Exhaust Air Heat Recovery

Geothermal Heating & Cooling System

Occupancy & Daylighting Controls

LEED Silver Certification

Water Efficient Plumbing


400,000 Square Feet


$130 Million

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