Religious and Places of Worship

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Below are a few examples of religous facilities and places of worship we have provided engineering design services for.

Note: The experience provided on this page is current as of Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
St. Pius X Catholic Church
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build
  • Project Area: 1,200 SF

Renovation of existing Sanctuary building. Scope included survey of existing HVAC and complete new design of all ductwork systems. Existing toilet areas converted to ADA facilities. Custom "cloud" ceiling design with integrated air supply diffusers.

Catalina American Baptist Church
Catalina American Baptist Church
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build

Prepared HVAC, plumbing, and complete fire sprinkler system design with hydraulic calculations for new two story building. Included below-grade classroom areas an on-grade kitchen & multipurpose areas. HVAC design included textile air distribution system in multipurpose room and CO2 based ventilation controls. Plumbing design included lift station for lower level.

Lutheran Church of the Ascension
Lutheran Church of the Ascension
Lutheran Church of the Ascension
  • Owner: Lutheran Church of the Ascension
  • Location: Tucson, AZ

Prepared HVAC, plumbing, and complete fire sprinkler system design with hydraulic calculations for new 10,500 square foot building. Also provided design for renovation of 1,000 square feet of space within one of the existing buildings into classrooms. HVAC design included CO2 based ventilation controls for the 330 seat sanctuary.

Tucson Christian Fellowship Sanctuary Building
Tucson Christian Fellowship Sanctuary Building
  • Owner: Tucson Christian Fellowship
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • Delivery Method: Design-Build
  • Project Area: 7,300 SF

Complete HVAC and plumbing design for new 7400 square foot sanctuary building on existing campus. Design also included fire protection performance specification. Design prepared for general contractor with subcontractor input. Design-build.

Vistoso Community Church
Vistoso Community Church
  • Owner: Vistoso Community Church
  • Location: Oro Valley, AZ
  • Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build
  • Project Area: 6,000 SF

New building addition including multi-purpose area, administration areas, toilet facilities, and lobby. Project also included renovations to existing seating area and lobby to expand the seating area. Design included complete hydraulic calculated fire protection system design, air conditioning systems with energy recovery ventilators, and extension of existing site utilities to accommodate plumbing additions.

More Examples

Spanish Trail Lutheran HVAC Modifications

Design retrofit of air conditioning for existing evaporative cooled building. Kelly, Wright & Associates, P.C. was prime consultant.

Springboard Home

Prepared HVAC, plumbing, and complete fire sprinkler system design with hydraulic calculations for new building.

Vista de la Montana Church

Designed full fire protection systems for new 8,000 square foot sanctuary and 1,500 square foot classroom building

Anshei Israel Sanctuary & Social Hall Energy Study

Energy modeling of existing buildings. Simulations included options to improve the envelope and HVAC system type. Report provided the owner with information on how to create a project to improve the existing facilities.

Flowing Wells Assembly of God Church

Complete fire sprinkler system design including fire service underground and hydraulic calculations for existing occupied Church Sanctuary.

Green Valley Community Church

Retrofit existing church HVAC. Replace large split systems with rooftop packaged units.

Catalina Foothills Church

Complete fire protection design retrofit to two existing 1500 square foot modular classroom buildings.

Other Project Types

  • College

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  • Commercial

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  • Fire Protection

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  • Government

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  • Healthcare

    The KWA team has designed HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems for more than 40 healthcare and medical facilities in Arizona and New Mexico... (read more)

  • K-12 Schools

    KWA provides engineering design services for all types of education facilities, kindergarten to high school. Additionally, KWA provides commissioning and energy audits... (read more)

  • Military

    KWA has extensive experience working on military projects in Arizona and California and has vast knowledge of the federal requirements and desires for such projects... (read more)

  • Museum / Arhive

    KWA has the expertise necessary to provide designs for the tight temperature, humidity, and pressurization requirements of museum and archival facilities... (read more)