· Silverdale Elementary School: Heating system upgrade. Cost: $210,000. A new domestic hot water tank, boiler system, roof top pumps, and the high efficiency direct digital control system will be installed.
· Hatzic Middle School and Heritage Park Middle School: Cooling units replacement. Cost: $433,600. Condensing units will be replaced along with new direct digital controls for improved efficiency.
Work is expected to begin this year and finish by spring 2016.
Hatzic Middle School is also planning a $330,000 boiler plan installation. Twenty-four boilers and heating water distribution pumps will be pre-purchased in phase one and then installed in phase two. Phase one of this project is expected to begin this year and finish by spring 2016, with phase two slated for early summer of 2016.
These projects were approved under the province’s routine capital program. Projects were chosen based on need, priority, and supporting student learning.