Palomar earns SDG&E energy award for net-zero M&O Building
Last updated 2/17/2021 at 11:52am
SAN MARCOS – Palomar College has won an Excellence in Energy Leadership Award from San Diego Gas & Electric for its maintenance and operations building, a "net-zero" project that opened in April 2019.
Maintenance and operations has received national recognition since its grand opening for a variety of "passive" design features that reduce the need for heating and cooling, while utilizing daylight throughout to reduce artificial lighting. Combined with a 180-kilowatt solar array, the design makes the facility one of the region's most energy-efficient new projects.
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