Canyon Creek Elementary

Farmington, UT


VCBO Architecture
Davis School District


85,000 sq. ft.



Services Provided

Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Geothermal/Ground Source, Energy Modeling, Commissioning

Canyon Creek Elementary School, completed in 2016, is a groundbreaking net zero energy project in the Davis School District, emphasizing environmental sustainability and energy efficiency in its design and construction. The school combines energy-saving features with solar power generation, ensuring that it produces as much energy as it consumes annually. This innovative approach sets a precedent for sustainable design in the education sector and serves as a model for future construction initiatives.

The school’s high-performance building envelope, advanced energy management system, and rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system play significant roles in achieving its net zero energy goal. Moreover, Canyon Creek Elementary School integrates its net zero energy principles into the curriculum, offering students hands-on learning experiences and fostering environmental stewardship. The school serves as a living laboratory, demonstrating the potential for sustainable design and energy conservation in educational facilities.

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