October 27, 2014

Harley Ellis Devereaux Press Release, Oct’14

“Harley Ellis Devereaux is pleased to announce their spotlight in a recent Eneref Institute report.”  HED Architects 


Eneref Institute Report Examines How the Number of Patrons Using the Library Increases with the Installation of Skylights.

The West Branch Library is a completely new building, designed to comply with the City of Berkeley’s 2009 Climate Action Plan. According to Neal DeSnoo, with Berkeley’s Energy Program Management team, the Climate Action Plan “sets the ambitious goal of reducing local greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 and envisions a city where new and existing buildings achieve Zero Net Energy consumption through energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.”