144-Person Energy Efficient Dormitory
Shaw Air Force Base
TranSystems designed a three-story energy efficient dormitory at Shaw Air Force Base consisting of approximately 37,970 square feet and accommodating 144 persons. The design features a three-story, “L” shape with 4-person living modules arranged in two wings connected to a center commons building by a covered walkway at each floor. A 12-foot wide multi-use path connects the entire dormitory campus facilities. The facility also features an innovative geothermal heat exchange system consisting of approximately 135 geothermal wells.