HVAC turnover occurs (pending current temps) on or about April 15th
and heating on or about October 15th. As of January 2015,
Energy not previously requested online may incur a HVAC Tech fee (minimum 4
hours/$69/hr) for late energy requests if technician is required.
WINTER/HEATING SEASON OPERATING
1. School day
(Monday-Friday) – Temperatures are to be maintained as follows:
a. Classroom areas, portable classrooms, media
centers, cafeterias, multipurpose rooms, administrative areas, and teacher
planning areas will be 70˚F (+/- 2˚F).
b. All other areas shall be set at
2. On days when school is not in
session and overnight (one hour after dismissal of students), the temperature
setting is to be 55˚F in all areas.
PORTABLE HEATERS will be used unless a mechanical failure necessitates
OPERATING CONDITIONS - School day
(Monday-Friday) – In spaces where cooling is available, temperature settings in
all areas of the building being used will be 76˚F (+/- 2˚F). Air conditioning
units will operate from one hour prior to approved school start time until one
hour after dismissal of students. Following the end of the academic school year
in June, air conditioning will be provided only to maintain the integrity of the
building environment, to support HCPSS summer school services and for programs
where the energy component is requested and paid for separately. Cooling
schedules will be lengthened when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
designates a Code Orange or higher air quality day.
High School Auditorium Use - No tech services provided for
Auditorium use beyond house lights up/down; work lights up/down. No access to
sound/lighting booth. This applies to all high schools with the exception of
JRT @Wilde Lake High.
Use of High School athletic areas is with the understanding that school
practices, games, and matches will be completed prior to community group
All Kitchen requests must be accompanied by a Cafeteria Worker Request
prior to approval. Additional staffing fee may apply. http://www.hcpss.org/parents/facilities/
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Thanksgiving Holiday (Thursday and Friday)