Comprehensive Housing Renovation Plan
Overview | Sustainability Notes |
HVAC Upgrade Renovations: All work on site to occur during the summer break from
May 26 to August 12, 2011. Extended delivery items such as fan-coil and
energy recovery fresh air intake units, to be ordered in advance of work
starting on site.
Severn Hall, first occupied in 1990, is a high-rise residence
building, housing 265 students on six floors with a building
director and 5 resident assistants. The rooms are grouped
in clusters, and are co-ed on that basis. An elevator
serves all floors. The exterior walls are brick and the floors
and interior columns are concrete. The building has a flat roof.
The lounge area, has a large plasma screen that supports both
educational and recreational uses. The lower level has a
community kitchen and male and female guest toilets.
Each student has one internet connection and each bedroom has a
cable TV outlet. Should a room resident request, the
Residence Life Office will have their bed assembled in a loft
The laundry room has internet connected dryers, and washers
with automatic integral detergent dispensers. Students can
determine from their rooms, which machines are in use, and be
notified by e-mail when their laundry has been completed.
There is no additional charge for use of the laundry facilities
and detergent supplies. The vending room has internet
connected machines that take either cash or SU Gull Cards.
Architect, mechanical/electrical engineer and contractor have
all yet to be selected.
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