The new design for the Gilberto Concepción de Gracia High School in Carolina integrates indoor and outdoor learning activities, offers flexibility of use, adds new areas to accommodate the demand, and incorporates efficient materials as well as an attractive color scheme, landscaping and security enhancements.
The new construction comprises four (4) new classrooms at a new wing for Building “B”, the new Special Education Building, and new facilities for a Performance Studio and the Physical Education resources bringing the total square footage to 80,000 sf. The school was fitted with an energy efficient lighting system that takes into consideration minimizing light pollution including a lighting control system consisting of UL listed relay based switching panels and other similar automatic control means will be implemented on all lighting circuits. Learning studios have pendant mounted direct/indirect fluorescent lighting fixtures as well as energy star rated ceiling fans. Vandal and corrosion resistant fixtures were used in exterior applications.