Replacing inadequate and undersized facilities, Terra Linda High School’s new 2,500-seat competition gymnasium serves as a striking home for athletic events, school-wide assemblies and a community resource in emergency situations. Complete with a weight and cardio conditioning room, team rooms, student physical trainer facilities and conference areas, the gymnasium offers a regulation-size competition venue for basketball, volleyball and other school athletic teams. For the first time in many years, Terra Linda High School is able to host league sporting events – a prospect that includes home tournaments and the comradery and revenue they represent. The project also introduces enough space to host the school in its entirety, making full campus gatherings and presentations possible.
Designed to meet California High-Performance School standards, the gym uses recycled water for sanitary facilities and irrigation, daylight-responsive lighting controls, low-flow plumbing fixtures and high-efficiency HVAC equipment and control systems powered by 60 percent renewable energy. The project is solar-ready and can accommodate installation of a microgrid battery system in the future.