Ardgillan Community College

Project: Ardgillan Community College
Client: Co. Dublin V.E.C.
Completed: 2015
Location: Dublin

The project consists of an extension to the existing school of approximately 1,800m sq, plus associated site works and will accommodate up to 1,000 pupils overall on completion. The development also consists of an integrated community centre, crèche and all weather playing pitches

Key design elements comprised of:

  • Rain water harvesting
  • Energy metering system measuring electrical, water and gas consumption
  • Energy billing system to accurately proportion energy bills between school and community centre areas within the building
  • Automated time orientated access control system between school and community areas
  • Web based CCTV system with number plate recognition
  • Automated window system linked to individual room thermostats to ensure heating is not switched on when windows are open to conserve energy
  • Energy efficient lighting system with dimmable day lighting and presence detection