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Santa Rosa Medical Office Building Wins ASHRAE National Technology Award

Santa Rosa Medical Office Building Wins ASHRAE National Technology Award

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ATLANTA (February 5, 2023) – ASHRAE recognized the excellent achievements and contributions of members to the Society and the built environment industry during its 2023 Winter Conference in Atlanta. Read ASHRAE's full awards press release here.

Vice President John Andary was recognized as a first-place Technology Award winner in the new healthcare facilities category for Introba's Santa Rosa Medical Office Building 6 project, which is owned and occupied by Kaiser Permanente.

The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by ASHRAE members who have successfully applied innovative building designs. Their designs incorporate ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and indoor air quality and serve to communicate innovative systems design. Winning projects are selected from entries earning regional awards. This project also received a first-place Technology Award at both ASHRAE Golden Gate Chapter and ASHRAE Region X levels.

Andy Reilman receiving ASHRAE 2023 Award
Andy Reilman receiving the award on behalf of John Andary at the ASHRAE 2023 Winter Conference with Travis English, Kaiser Permanente.

Introba provided engineering and consulting services for this new three-story medical office building. The project is the first medical office building to be LEED Zero Energy certified and one of the country’s first LEED Zero Energy-certified projects. As anticipated through Introba’s modeling efforts, the photovoltaic (PV) energy produced and captured on-site exceeds the energy used during full occupancy. The building’s all-electric operation signifies it is Net Zero Carbon as well. 

Sustainability Highlights

  • LEED Platinum Certified 

  • LEED Zero Energy Certified 

  • Net Zero Energy ILFI Certified 

  • Zero Carbon 

  • Zero Net Energy 

Project Highlights

  • ​​​​​​All-electric design saved $1 Million in first costs 

  • All-electric, no combustibles on site; Net Zero Carbon 

  • Design-Assist Project Delivery 

  • 617 kW PV array with 992,000 kWh/yr for first-year production 

  • Full measurement and verification services to guide the project toward Net Zero Energy 

  • Heat pump central Domestic Hot Water System, one of the first of its kind 

  • Thermal-diffuser system 

  • Electro-chromic glazing and thermally broken metal insulated panel envelope 

  • All-LED lighting 

  • Building water use over LEED baselines 

  • Electric vehicle charging stations

Congratulations to all of this year's ASHRAE National Awards winners! Read ASHRAE's full awards press release here.


Photo Credit: Marco Zecchin

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