The Sunshine Elementary School
Northeast, Pennsylvania

Nicholas Scheib | Senior Thesis Project | Mechanical Option


Student Biography

Building Statistics


Technical Assignments




Final Report


Thesis E-studio


Technical Assignment I is an analysis of The Sunshine Elementary Schools compliance with ASHRAE Standards. An analysis of Standards 62.1 and 90.1 has been performed. The design of the building has proved to be above and beyond the compliance of these standards.

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Technical Assignment II is a building and Plant Energy Analysis. The analysis included building of an energy in Trane TRACE 700 and compairing results will an eQuest model given by the mechanical designer of the project.

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Technical Assignment III is an analysis of the designed mechanical systems exsisting conditions. The evaluation included system operations and schematics of the system along with a LEED analysis focusing on the energy and Atmosphere credits along with the Indoor Environmental Quality credits.


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“Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Nicholas Scheib. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.”

The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web‐based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year‐long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultant, course instructors, and industry consultants. This web site is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements
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