• Photos by David Wakely

  • Photos by David Wakely

  • Photos by David Wakely

David Blackwell Hall, University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

Business Type

New student housing building

Size

183,000 gsf

Architect

SCB

Owner

American Campus Communities, University of California, Berkeley

30

Percent better energy efficiency

than required by stringent local code

40

Percent better water efficiency

LEED Gold

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Consumes 30% less energy and 40% less water than required by the stringent local code

Special features

  • Heat recovery runaround coils from bathroom and corridor exhaust air to contribute to energy savings
  • High efficiency lighting
  • Low-flow water fixtures
  • VRF fan coil units for heating and cooling