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Health Sciences Instruction & Research, UCSF

San Francisco, CA

Project Categories

Laboratories and Higher education

Business Type

Laboratories, laboratory support spaces, and offices.


50,000 square feet


Noll & Tam Architects and Planners


University of California, San Francisco

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Commissioning services



  • Pursuing LEED Gold

Progress Report

Pursuing 20% energy efficiency
Pursuing 20% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Room-by-room relative humidity and demand ventilation controls
  • Central monitoring and control for temperature, VAV airflow, and humidity
  • Dedicated circuits and specialized outlets per equipment requirements
  • High efficiency automated lighting control system and occupancy sensors