The County of San Diego North Coastal Live Well Health Center won two prestigious awards last week from The Association of General Contractors (AGC) San Diego Chapter and The American Institute of Architects (AIA) San Diego .
On November 5, the project won the “Excellence in Sustainability” Award at AGC’s Build San Diego Awards. The biennial awards program honors exceptional projects from AGC member firms and the Excellence in Sustainability award is awarded to the team that exemplifies the ability to integrate sustainable resources and practices into the project.
On November 6, the Center won the “Savings by Design: Energy Efficiency and Integration” Award at the 2019 AIA San Diego Design Awards. The annual design awards program recognizes the design excellence of local San Diego projects. The Energy Efficiency and Integration Award is awarded to the project that participated in the San Diego Gas and Electric’s Savings by Design program and demonstrated superior energy model performance.
The North Coastal Live Well Health Center promotes wellness, self-sufficiency, and a better quality of life for San Diego County residents and houses the county’s aging and independence services, a military and veterans resource center, community health promotions, regional administration, public health services, and behavioral health services. Powered entirely by the sun and using no fossil fuels, the facility has achieved LEED Platinum Certification and is the only Zero Net Energy (ZNE) project listed in California that is a County-owned medical office.