2006 UC/CSU Best Practice Awards
- Integrated Design Process:
UC Berkeley Early Childhood Education Center-
Comprehensive integrated design collaboration between the user group, the design team, and the project delivery team enabled this project to pursue LEED certification and become one of the first childcare facilities in the Bay Area to be LEED certified.
2008 UC/CSU Best Practice Awards
- Best HVAC Design:
UC Berkeley Li Ka Shing Center- The Li Ka Shing HVAC system displays exceptional efficiency in design layout and overall concept. The campus participated in the EPA’s Labs21 program to enhance the energy and environmental performance of the project's laboratory facilities. The building is projected to beat Title 24 by 33%.
- Best Lighting Retrofit:
UC Berkeley Wireless Lighting Controls Retrofit - Installing wireless lighting controls in two libraries saves UC Berkeley $14,000 annually by allowing staff to set operation schedules for fixtures that previously could not be turned off. The product requires no rewiring, making it convenient for in-house staff to implement in a variety of spaces.