The Best Practice Awards highlight successful and cost-effective projects on UC and CSU campuses that implement green building technologies, sustainable design strategies, and energy-efficient operations.

 

The Best Practice case studies showcase each award-winning project, making the strategies and achievements available as an educational tool to assist all campuses in achieving energy-efficiency and sustainability goals.

Best Practice Awards

 

New Construction

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Sacramento State Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex

2020 Overall Sustainable Design

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UC Merced Classroom & Office Building Two

2018 Overall Sustainable Design

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CSU East Bay Student & Faculty Support Building

2016 Overall Sustainable Design

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CSU Long Beach Net Zero Classroom Building

2019 Overall Sustainable Design

UC Irvine Mesa Court Tower

UC Irvine Mesa Court Tower

2017 Overall Sustainable Design

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UC Berkeley Jacobs Hall

2016 Overall Sustainable Design

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CSU Northridge Sustainability Center

2018 Overall Sustainable Design

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SJSU Student Health & Wellness Center

2017 Overall Sustainable Design

Lighting Design

 
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CSULB Walter Pyramid Lighting

2018 Energy Efficiency Building Level

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CSU Fullerton Campus-Wide LED Lighting Retrofit

2016 Lighting Design/Retrofit

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UCSB Student Affairs and Administration Building

2017 Lighting Design/ Retrofit

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UC Santa Cruz McHenry Library Lighting

2016 Lighting Design/Retrofit

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CSU Sacramento Mendocino Hall

2017 Lighting Design/ Retrofit

MBCx, HVAC, & Other Energy Projects

 
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UCI Medical Science Building C Smart Lab Retrofit

2018 Energy Efficiency Building Level

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CSU Dominguez Hills Smart Valves Retrofit 

2017 HVAC Design/Retrofit/ MBCx

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UC Davis Small Building SWARM Project

2018 Energy Efficiency Campus Level

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UCSF Animal Research Building MBCx

2016 HVAC Design & Retrofit

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UCSD Atkinson Hall MBCx

2017 HVAC Design/ Retrofit/ MBCx

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Cal Poly SLO Variable Chilled Water Pumping & Central Plant Optimization

2016 HVAC Design & Retrofit