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The 2002 Energy Efficiency Integration Awards (EEIA) Winners

Camp ArroyoGovernor’s Office of Emergency ServicesInternational Terminal at San Francisco AirportRoss SchoolSouth Coast Watershed Resource Center
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Camp Arroyo

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

International Terminal at San Francisco Airport

Ross School

South Coast Watershed Resource Center

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.

  • Camp Arroyo
  • Camp Arroyo

    Year: 2002
    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.

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  • Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
  • Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Headquarters and State Operations

    Year: 2002
    Architect: Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects and RossDrulisCusenbery Architecture, Inc.
    Owner/Submitted By: State of California Office of Emergency Services
    Location: Sacramento, CA
    Award of Honor

    Located at the 12-acre decommissioned Mather Air Force Base, this 111,000 sq. ft. building is the strategic command center for the State of California Office of Emergency Services and it handles a full range of emergency response activities, including information gathering, strategic planning, collective decision making, and information dissemination. The facility is a 24-hour, high-security facility whose design furthers the dialogue surrounding the emergency operations center as an evolving public building type.

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  • International Terminal at San Francisco Airport
  • International Terminal at San Francisco Airport

    Year: 2002
    Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
    Owner/Submitted By: San Francisco Airport
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Award of Merit

    The third Citation of Merit winner was the International Terminal at San Francisco International Airport, which houses international arrival and departure facilities including those of the Federal Inspection Service.

    Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, the 1.8 million sq. ft. facility features a double-cantilever roof design that significantly reduces the need for electric light sources and displacement ventilators that cool only the occupied strata of public space.

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  • Ross School
  • Ross School

    Year: 2002
    Architect: EHDD Architecture
    Owner/Submitted By: Ross School
    Location: Ross, CA
    Award of Merit

    The Ross School in Ross, Calif. is a modernization project that deconstructed some existing classrooms and added 16,100 sq. ft. of new classrooms between and connecting to existing buildings.

    Designed by EHDD Architecture, the project avoids the use of mechanical air conditioning through the use of sun shading, spectrally selective glazing, a cool roof, night ventilation cooling, and cross-ventilation. In addition, half of the classrooms are fully daylit.

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  • South Coast Watershed Resource Center
  • South Coast Watershed Resource Center

    Year: 2002
    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.

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