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North Shore High School 10th Grade Center, Galena Park ISD

The School was designed to expand the existing North Shore High School. The facility is a free-standing building located on the North Shore High School campus and designed to match the existing school architecture. The facility contained 45 classrooms, full kitchen and cafeteria, gymnasium and a dedicated central plant.

Mechanical systems consisted of a 400 ton chilled water system, gas fired water boilers and a VAV air distribution system. Outside air/exhaust air heat recover systems as well as high efficiency chillers were specified to meet the energy code requirements.

Electrical systems included general lighting and power with a 2500 amp 480 volt service; and infrastructure for technology systems. Wattstopper lighting controls were specified, including daylight harvesting to meet the energy codes.

Plumbing systems included domestic cold and hot water systems; sanitary and roof drainage systems; natural gas distribution; and fire sprinkler system.

Low voltage systems included local sound amplification for the stage.


Houston, TX

Services Provided

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Sound Systems


S. Chu Architects, Inc.

Total Square Feet