W.H. Demmons in Portland, Maine designs-builds-maintains energy efficient building systems including HVAC, Controls, Geothermal Heating and Cooling, Duro-Last White Roofs, Metal Roofs & more.
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LEED and SPiRiT Projects

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings' performance. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality.

The SPiRiT program was originally developed to provide guidance to support the consideration of sustainable design and development principles in Army installation planning decisions and infrastructure projects. Its intent was that it would be used throughout the design process to guide the project towards a sustainable solution as well as to score and rate the resulting facility. SPiRiT was modeled after the LEED Rating System.
W.H. Demmons installed the HVAC system at Abromson Community Education Center

Abromson Community Education Center, University of Southern Maine

W.H. Demmons was hired by the University of Southern Maine and Construction Manager Granger Northern, Inc. to design and build the HVAC system for the Abromson Community Education Center.

W.H. Demmons teamed with Consigli Construction in constructing the 35,000 square foot education center for the University of Southern Maine. The new LEED Gold Certified building includes offices, classrooms and a 500 seat lecture hall.

The building is another Geothermal heating and cooling project by Demmons which stresses the concepts of green, energy efficiency and state-of-the-art!

     
W.H. Demmons installed the HVAC system at Skowhegan National Guard Readiness Center Skowhegan National Guard Readiness Center, Skowhegan, Maine

The 2005 Skowhegan National Guard Readiness Center is SPiRiT Gold Certified. This 27,000 ft2 replacement building was done as a design / build contract. W.H. Demmons teamed up with Consigli Construction and SMRT. The design goal was to provide Maine Army National Guard with a facility they can be proud of, one that is easily maintained, efficient to operate and that meets DoD security requirements. W.H. Demmons, Inc. was responsible for the HVAC system.
 
 
The Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center was one of the first LEED Certified buildings in Maine Schair-Swenson-Watson-Alumni Center, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

W.H. Demmons teamed with Ian MacDonald of Allied Engineering and Reed & Reed in 2003 to design and build the Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center on the campus of Colby College. AchievingLEED Silver Certification on this 30,000 ft2 building was a very high honor for everyone involved in this project. LEED certifications are issued for four levels: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum.
The fact that the project achieved silver certified status is a huge success, not only for Colby College, but also for the State of Maine. The Alumni Center is one of the first LEED Certified buildings in the state, a stepping stone for the future of building construction in Maine.
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LEED Projects In Design


 
W.H. Demmons is slated to install the geothermal HVAC system in the Exit 20 Office Building Exit 20 Office Building, Freeport, Maine


30,000 ft2 office building - Geothermal HVAC System
Projected to be LEEDs Platinum

W.H. Demmons has teamed up with Taggart Construction for this project, which is currently on hold.
 
     
A geothermal HVAC system is being designed for Norway Saving Bank Norway Savings Bank, Saco , Maine


3,880 ft2 bank - Geothermal HVAC System
Projected to be LEEDs Silver

W.H. Demmons has teamed up with Platz Associates and Norway Savings Bank for this project, which is scheduled to break ground in the fall of 2009 and is to be completed by June of 2010.
 
     
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