Project profiles

Kauffman Charter School

The Ewing Kauffman Charter School includes a middle school and high school with a common cafeteria and gymnasium. The school is privately funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and is intended to provide college preparatory education.

The project included a 3000-amp 480-V service, 130-kW emergency generator, 40-kVA UPS, three automatic transfer switches, and integrated panel and transformer switchboards. The lighting system is controlled by motion sensors and is capable of dimming and daylight harvesting. Capital Electric also installed a digital addressable fire alarm system and voice and data structured cabling systems.

Location Kansas City, Missouri
Completion date May 2014
Contract value $5,375,250
Size 197,000 square feet
Architect Perkins + Will
Engineer GDS Engineering
Owner Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
General contractor JE Dunn Construction