LeyVa Middle School

An image of the exterior of the LeyVa Middle School administration building at dusk.
This system’s technology has contributed to saving us thousands of dollars this past year. And, because of its exceptional zoning capabilities, there are no more zoning wars, and each office has its own temperature setting.

Photography by KaraGeorge Studios

During a revenue crisis for California schools, the Evergreen School District was able to save money through a new HVAC system. They chose VRF from Mitsubishi Electric, whose efficient operation at partial-load conditions meant ample cost savings. VRF also eliminated the “zoning wars,” allowing each area to have its own temperature setting. Download the PDF below to read moreYou’ll hear from the director of operations, architect, HVAC engineer and electrical engineer, and see photos of the building and equipment.

 George V. LeyVa Middle School

Project Location: San Jose, California
Completion Date: June 2011

Project Team

  • Owners: Evergreen School District, San Jose, Calif.
  • Architect: Aedis Architecture & Planning, San Jose, Calif.
  • Electrical Engineer: Integral Group, San Jose, Calif.
  • HVAC Engineer: Capital Engineering Consultants, Inc., Rancho Cordova, Calif.
  • HVAC Distributor: Sigler Wholesale Distributors, San Jose, Calif.

Mitsubishi Electric Ductless Equipment Installed

  • (2) PURY-P126 R2-Series Outdoor Units
  • (4) PEFY Ceiling-concealed Indoor Units
  • (3) PKFY Ceiling-suspended
  • (1) PLFY 4-way Ceiling-recessed
  • (17) PMFY 1-way Ceiling-recessed
  • (25) Simple MA Remote Controllers
  • (1) GB-50A Centralized Controller
Product Category
VRF Zoning Systems
Educational Facility
Completion Date
May, 2013
Case Study Type
For Professionals
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
retrofit/historic restoration
simultaneous cooing & heating

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