BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE STEAM ADDITION & UPGRADES
This $34 million project provides 21st-century upgrades to the learning environments in each of the district’s five school buildings, including a dedicated addition for STEAM addition (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) at the high school. Other elements of the project include critical infrastructure/energy conservation improvements, athletic/physical education enhancements and safety/security upgrades.
The high school STEAM addition is designed to provide large, open and collaborative project-based labs for inter-disciplinary learning in Materials Processing, CNC/Metals, Robotics and STEAM Fabrication. These labs are centered around a shared Technology classroom with breakout space. Also included in the STEAM addition is a suite of Art Studios with a Digital Arts Computer Lab, as well as large Learning Studios for Computer Science, CTE (Career and Technical Education), and a Math Lab. The HVAC systems were designed with energy recovery. The electrical systems included energy saving dimmable LED lighting and a flexible bus duct in the shop areas