De Anza College Advanced Technology Center
Design Consultants:Architect-Noll & Tam Architects & Planners
School officials acquired a California Community College Investor Owned Utility grant for this project.
The makeover modernized the building’s HVAC, air-handling units, elevators and restrooms. It also added roof insulation, electrical and telecommunication rooms, a Business Computer Science division office, a fire riser reconfiguration and improved building spaces.
The three-story facility offers dedicated labs and classrooms across disciplines, including business and computer systems, digital media and language arts. The building is home to the school’s film and TV departments and the division office for Disability Support Programs and Services.
The renovation project used LEED guidelines for material selection. School officials acquired a California Community College Investor Owned Utility grant, which allow community colleges and utility companies to collaborate to help create and implement energy-efficiency strategies.