KBE Building Corp. (KBE) recently started construction on the new Carrington Elementary School in Waterbury, Conn.
Located adjacent to the existing elementary school, the $28 million, 82,000 s/f Pre-K to eighth Grade school is expected to host its first students in the fall of 2013. KBE is the construction manager at risk for the project.
Designed by Friar Associates of Farmington, Conn., the new school features an exterior of light-colored brick and stone exterior. Inside, the school will provide a media center, technology labs, cafetorium, a 138-bleacher seat gymnasium with a divider and locker rooms, academic classrooms, special education classrooms, and administrative offices The school will have radiant heating in the pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and special education classrooms.
The project also incorporates many sustainable design features to help achieve the State of Connecticut’s equivalency of a LEED Silver rating. BD+C