Satellite Classrooms by Solargon:
Create A Wonderful
Your school district is in a panic. Your kids-per-classroom count is way too high, your budget is way too skinny, and your teachers are demanding more elbow room. You need a miracle – a building that can go up fast before the next quarter, and will fit in the little amount of spare room you have near your main buildings. A building which will be competitively priced at the start, and ensure low utility and maintenance bills over time. A building that will provide for the structural stability and strength required to meet state and federal code, without looking like a bunker. A building that can host large open airy spaces for group activities, or provide sectional work areas for teachers and staff. Or both, simultaneously. A building which the school board will approve, because it gives you all this and more.
You need a Solargon.
Solargon structures are ideal as satellite classrooms and work areas. Our structural insulated panels ensure a fast construction, even in tight areas. Our superior insulation deliver excellent heating and cooling performance, which minimize your utilities. Our octagon load-bearing outside walls allow you to completely customize your internal layout – large areas, small offices, or some combination – whatever your school needs.
Solargon – your students, your parents, your teachers and your school board will thank you.
Your Solargon Will Provide:
Fast-fast, dried-in, enclosed structure. Less material loss through theft, and enjoy your dwelling much sooner.
Prebuilt wall and roof panels. The Solargon’s structural insulated panels (SIPs) ensure a fast, efficient building setup. The 20’ model can be erected in mere hours; the 30’ model can be erected in less than two days.
Professional engineer stamped plans to speed the building permit process.
Easy construction even in remote areas. The structural insulated panels (SIPs) can be loaded into standard family-sized trucks, and can be carried by two people. The patented connectors require only simple hand tools. No large equipment, no cranes, no power tools required.
Cost effective construction and operation. You’ll pay less labor to erect the structure and you’ll spend less over the lifetime of the structure, than you would for conventional buildings. This accomplishes financial responsibility.
Small environmental footprint. The structural insulated panels (SIPs) are composed of renewable materials, the building envelope ensures a good tight structure, the insulation ensures low utility bills, the layout ensures efficient air movement and the building design maximizes both passive and optional active solar gain.
Excellent indoor air quality. The panels’ natural materials, combined with the open layout, help prevent mold and mildew and minimize off gassing. The tight construction blocks drafts. No formaldehyde, asbestos, fiberglass, cellulose or VOC’s are used in any of the construction materials.
Custom layouts. Each floorplan is open, bright and well ventilated, aided by the custom aircraft-grade acrylic operable skylight. Your dream floorplan is possible because the walls and roof form a structurally monolithic, load bearing shell. Interior walls are not required, thus room arrangement is completely flexible. The 30’ model has sufficient interior height for a loft, thus increasing the available square footage.
Quality materials and methods of construction. All materials meet or exceed standard residential requirements. The Solargon design has an ASTM class 1 fire resistant rating and a FEMA class 4 flood resistant material rating. The Solargon design was winner of the EPA’s 2004 stratospheric ozone and climate protection awards, and meets or exceeds LEED standards.
Easy siting for the best views. The Solargon’s compact footprint provides the maximum amount of interior square footage with a minimum footprint. The octagonal shape allows for additional windows to be placed in any wall to take in attractive views in any direction.
Solar and green building efficiencies. Passive solar design and open span interior space ensures good solar gain and efficient heating and cooling. The structural insulated panels (SIPs) are built with renewable, natural materials and patented connectors wherever possible, ensuring fast erection time, airtight construction, and minimal heating and cooling requirements.
Simplified electrical installation. Each Solargon arrives at your site with electrical chases embedded in the walls and ready for final wiring installations. Those installations are much faster than in conventional buildings.
Aircraft-grade acrylic operable skylight. Our large, centered skylight lends lighting and airflow options to your layout which conventional skylights can’t match.
Competively priced. The cost of our high quality construction materials is more than offset by the rapid erection time and minimized utilities.
Download Our Solargon Brochures
We have a pair of brochures which provide concise information and photographs of Solargon structures, along with information about our partner company, ICS-RM.
Click here to read or download our Solargon brochure.
Click here to read about the Solargon's patented SIPs which are manufactured by our partner company, Colorado's ICS-RM.
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