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Sonoma Academy Guild & Commons

The new 25,000 square foot Grange and Maker Building includes classrooms, kitchen, dining, and academic offices is on track to achieve LEED Platinum Certification, Living Building Challenge Net Zero Energy Building Certification, and Well Building Certification. The project will also include a second phase consisting of a new auditorium theatre and stage.

Santa Rosa, California

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Building Size:

25,000 sf

Project Cost:

$17.2 million


Net Positive Energy, Living Building Challenge


  • AEC Team Zero Net Energy Leadership: California ZNE Schools Awards, 2017

The project utilizes the following strategies:
- Engineered natural ventilation
- Geoexchange heating and cooling
- Radiant slabs and ceilings
- Heat recovery High levels of daylight autonomy
- Low energy food service with heat recovery and convection cooking
- Variable flow kitchen hoods
- Storm and water recycling for landscape and non-potable re-use

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