Tetra Tech Inc and LASC Sunrise Movement Ithaca STEAM Day

March 05, 2020

Students from the Ithaca High School Sunrise Movement Ithaca Group will join architects and engineers from Tetra Tech Inc. to discuss and have a design workshop regarding the school's capital improvement project and sustainable features that will be involved in the project.
The students would like to discuss the following design items with the architect san engineers of record:
Climbing wall for plants, Stormwater Planters for plants outside, Solar panels on the roof, “Permeable benches” ~ existing concrete benches
under the awning to be recreated in new designs that continue on both sides of the glass, add larger windows to the bathroom, so less unnatural light is used, no-water urinals or low flow urinals, motion sensors that will make lights turn off/on automatically, an eco-friendly floor using recycled content, Green Roofs, Electrochromic Glass, Water Bottle Water Fountain


Students attended


Staff attended


Additional Volunteers attended


Students will be impacted this year

Intended impact of project

Reduced environmental impact
Improved occupant health & performance
Increased environmental & sustainability literacy