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San Francisco Exploratorium Shoots for LEED Gold and the World’s Largest Net-Zero Museum:

San Francisco Exploratorium Shoots for LEED Gold and the World’s Largest Net-Zero Museum:

The natural lighting of the original 1915 pier building will be fully utilized in function and design. Filtered San Francisco Bay water, which fluctuates seasonally between 50°F and 66°F, will be used for cooling and heating, circulating it through two titanium heat exchangers. Using the water as a heat sink and heat source, the system can efficiently produce chilled and heated water for a radiant slab and has eliminated the necessity of cooling towers. High-performance and fritted glass, on a covered walkway and the Bay Observatory, limits heat gain. Energy-star roof provides thermal insulation, and water from roof runoff is captured in cisterns for use in toilets. Unused water is filtered before being returned to the Bay. Plug-load reduction is utilized throughout to minimize electricity use in exhibits and for lighting and equipment. Low-emitting materials, along with m...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2013/07/san-francisco-explorat...

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