Hancock County Public Library

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Breckinridge County Public Library
July 18, 2018

Hancock County Public Library

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  • DateJuly 18, 2018
Hancock County Public Library
Hawesville, Kentucky

The Hancock County Public Library is an 11,000 square foot facility located in Hawesville, Kentucky. The building represents a traditional style with state-of-the-art amenities and technologies. The library includes a large meeting space, a creative children’s area, private reading rooms for comfort, and a bookmobile garage. Kerr-Greulich Engineers, Inc. provided the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design for this library.

Highlights of KGEI’s design include:

  • Photometric analysis used to design lighting.
  • Detailed interior lighting design to accent the architectural features of the library.
  • HVAC life cycle cost analysis performed on multiple system types. Light commercial split systems were selected to reduce maintenance complexity and construction cost.
  • HVAC noise control with duct design, sound insulation and sound attenuation devices.
  • Instantaneous water heaters and automatic/low flow fixtures designed and installed to minimize energy use.