The 2002 Energy Efficiency Integration Awards (EEIA) Winners
Five outstanding nonresidential buildings have been recognized for their integration of energy efficiency and architectural design as the culmination of the 2002 Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integrations Awards competition. The winning design teams received their awards at the 2002 AIACC Awards Celebration in San Francisco on Sept. 22. The announcement was made jointly by the competition’s cosponsors: Pacific Gas and Electric, San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, and the AIA, California Council.
“This year’s entries raised the level of competition across the board,” commented Janith Johnson, AIA, manager of nonresidential new construction programs at Southern California Edison. “It made the jurors’ job more difficult, but it was gratifying to see better examples than ever of the integration of energy efficiency in new building design that we are fostering through the Savings By Design program.”
The jurors chose two projects for Awards of Honor, citing their intelligent integration of energy efficiency into aesthetically outstanding building design. They bestowed Citations of Merit to three more projects for achieving specific aspects of energy-efficient and sustainable design.
Architect: Siegel & Strain Architects
Owner/Submitted By: Camp Arroyo
Location: Livermore, CA
Award of Honor
Designed by Siegel & Strain Architects, Camp Arroyo is an environmental education facility and summer camp comprising 18,000 sq. ft. that includes six duplex cabins, a dining hall, a swimming pool and two bath houses.
It employs careful siting, three different approaches to structure, and low-tech means of conserving energy and minimizing environmental impacts to demonstrate ecological design.
Architect: Blackbird Architects, Inc.
Owner/Submitted By: South Coast Watershed Resource Center
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Award of Merit
This project is a rehabilitation/restoration of a vacant former ranger residence and grounds in a county park containing a heavily-visited public beach.