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The 2005 Energy Efficiency Integration Awards (EEIA) Winners

Global Ecology Research CenterCesar Chavez Elementary SchoolSolana Pacific Elementary School
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Global Ecology Research Center

Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Solana Pacific Elementary School

For their expert integration of energy efficiency with outstanding architectural design, eight nonresidential projects in California have received honors as the culmination of the 2005 Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards.

“Between the record number of entries and the general evolution of expertise in energy efficient design, this year’s competition was intense,” commented Charles Angyal, FAIA, Chief Architect at San Diego Gas & Electric. “But the deserving winners still rose solidly to the top, setting new standards for the design community.”

The jurors cited the projects’ masterful use of design to create beautiful, high quality working and learning environments that seamlessly integrate energy efficiency.

  • Global Ecology Research Center
  • Global Ecology Research Center

    Year: 2005
    Architect: EHDD Architecture
    Owner/Submitted By: Carnegie Institute of Washington
    Location: Stanford, CA
    Award of Honor

    This research facility at Stanford University houses 45 researchers and staff in roughly 25,000 square feet. Its functions include laboratory, office, workshop, greenhouse, and storage space. The project team set an overall goal of 50 percent lower energy use than Title 24 while maintaining a very modest construction budget and meeting the strictest standards for safe air management in the lab and excellent indoor air quality in the offices. In addition, strategies such as natural daylighting and radiant heating/cooling assure optimum occupant thermal, and acoustic and visual comfort.

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  • Cesar Chavez Elementary School
  • Cesar Chavez Elementary School

    Year: 2005
    Architect: LPA, Inc.
    Owner/Submitted By: Long Beach Unified School District
    Location: Long Beach, CA
    Award of Merit

    Located in a once blighted downtown redevelopment area, this K-5 school was envisioned in combination with a community park as a catalyst for redevelopment and community pride. It includes classrooms, an onsite health clinic, a joint use gymnasium, hard courts, and a lunch shelter. Sited on an extremely restrictive 2.5 acres, it encompasses 75,000 square feet of enclosed space and performs 29.3 percent better than Title 24 requirements.

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  • Solana Pacific Elementary School
  • Solana Pacific Elementary School

    Year: 2005
    Architect: HMC Architects
    Owner/Submitted By: Solana Beach School District
    Location: San Diego, CA
    Citation Award

    Designed to take advantage of on-shore breezes for natural passive cooling, this 80,000 square foot school serving 550 students exceeds Title 24 requirements by 27 percent. The project also maximizes occupant thermal comfort, indoor air quality and use of recycled materials.

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