Valley Hi North Laguna Library // Sacramento, California

New library that include reading rooms, technology center, study rooms, offices, community meeting room and cafe. The architectural design provides cost savings and multi-functional use by its sloped roof that harvests daylight, allowing it to penetrate deeply into the buildings’ spaces. Skylights incorporated in the design provide additional diffuse overhead daylight to reading spaces. Additional sustainable features include passive cooling, efficient HVAC and lighting systems, displacement ventilation systems, rain water collection, and use of thermal mass.

LEED Gold Certified
Honorable Mention, National ASHRAE Technology Award, 2010

Owner: City of Sacramento
Scope: 20,000 SF
Cost: $7 Million
Completion: 2009

Project Services
Project Expertise
  • Building Performance Modeling
  • Integrated Engineering
  • Green Buildings