Young Harris College Rollins Campus Center

The Rollins Campus Center houses a 60,000 square foot student center including student organization rooms, a senate chamber room, conference rooms, a game room, a multimedia theatre, a commons area, the Office of Student Development, and the Student Success Center. The campus center also comprises the 500 seat Grace Rollins Dining Hall, the 350 seat, Charles Suber Banquet Hall, and the 40,000 square foot Zell and Shirley Miller Library. Sustainable features include daylight harvesting and lighting controls, a geothermal well field with 182 bores and ground source heat pumps to heat and cool the building, chilled beams for cooling and radiant floor heating, domestic water preheat, condensate and rainwater recovery, and energy recovery units that precondition outside air for spaces other than the kitchen. The geothermal field also serves a domestic water heat pump.

Security

Schematic design for electronic security systems.

Awards

Awarded ENR Southeast’s 2015 Best Higher Education/Research project.

Project Data
LOCATION SIZE SERVICES LEED CLIENT
Young Harris, Georgia 122,000 square feet Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Audio-Visual, Communications, Security, Lighting LEED Gold certified VMDO Architects, PC

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