Primary school with colored facade
Upgrading of a primary school. A joint project with pupils and teachers

In the municipality of Carrosio, in the province of Alessandria, the Energycare studio in collaboration with architect Paola Bosisio were awarded funding for the energy upgrading of the primary school by reducing energy requirements by up to 90%

Thanks to the various interventions on the shell and on the systems, the school has improved by 7 energy classes, moving from class G to class A

Primary school restored

The values achieved are almost equivalent to those of a passive buildin, and this was made possible also thanks to the compactness of the building

Primary school restored

The school is completely insulated in the walls and ceilings, thermal bridges are minimized and external doors and windows are completely replaced

Primary school restored

The old boiler has been replaced by a more recent, highly efficient one and a new controlled mechanical ventilation system to maintain clean indoor air

Primary school restored

Both the external and internal surfaces have been repainted, the entrance flooring has been renovated and an external walkway has been created from scratch

Primary school restored

For the external finishes, the collaboration between the pupils and the teachers was of great importance, who personally decorated their school during special workshops with bright colours and geometric motifs or with animal morphology

Primary school restored

As a matter of fact, specific colours and shapes enhance the psychophysical well-being according to the studies made at the beginning of the last century, increasing the capacity of imagination and the quality of the environment

Primary school restored

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