Porcupine Elementary School

Scull Construction is very proud to have served as the prime contractor in building one of the finest elementary schools in western South Dakota. This modern learning facility is designed to serve a student population of 300 students and is programmed to facilitate and support multi-grade learning units. Additionally, new program space includes educational, administrative and support spaces, gymnasium with a special bamboo (rapidly-renewable resource) playing surface, locker rooms, food services, media center, special education facilities, and support for science, art, and music.

This new school is modern in two ways: the way it functions with students, and in the environmentally responsible way it was designed and built. The building itself is LEED® Certified at a Silver level. It was awarded this honor for following stringent building practices and operating in an energy efficient manner. At the heart of the building lies a complete geothermal heating and cooling system to efficiently condition the building. Twenty-five percent of the building materials were regionally extracted or manufactured, and 28% of the material was recycled content. The Construction Waste Program implemented by Scull diverted 80.33% of the waste from the landfill by either re-use or recycling.

*LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

ArchitectEncompass Architects
Project ManagerMike Charnholm
SuperintendentDon Bunker
OwnerPorcupine School
Delivery MethodPrime Contractor
Size74,000 sf

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