Major renovations underway at BHS

Major renovations underway at BHS
Posted on 06/04/2022
Work in the hallways near the BHS Office

A busy summer of improvement projects at Bellefontaine City Schools is in full swing.

A large renovation project at Bellefontaine High School started last week.

ESSER III funds from the federal government will pay for the project, which will lead to energy and maintenance savings for years to come.

Energy Optimizers, USA from Dayton is performing the $3.7 million project this summer and next summer.

The project will provide a cleaner indoor environment, a healthy learning environment, extend the life of the building, and avoid future capital costs.

The specific components of the project include: replace an outdated chiller, add cooling to the high school gym, replace aging piping, remodel restrooms, replace two sections of the roof (library and center classrooms), new doors and windows, flooring, and building controls.

BCS Director of Administrative Services Roger Ely said, “This project is all about improving the learning environment for students. It’s a real blessing for the school.”

The original portion of the high school was built in 1968.

A flooring project at Bellefontaine Intermediate School started on May 23rd.

Crews are removing carpet in 10 classrooms.

The carpet is being replaced with a rubber floor, similar to the floors at Bellefontaine Elementary School and Bellefontaine Middle School.

The rubber floors are easier to clean and disinfect.

The flooring is also being replaced in the office/administration area at BIS.

ESSER III funds will also pay for the flooring project at BIS.

Photos: Work in the hallways near the BHS Office

New univents that will be installed in classrooms at BHS.

Equipment outside the high school

Work in the hallways near the BHS Office

Work in the hallways near the BHS Office

A univent was removed from this space.

New univent

New univent

New univent

Equipment outside the high school
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2022 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.