Cavallo Point the Lodge at the Golden Gate just earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold (the second-highest level of certification, after platinum) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Gold certification applies to the entire lodge project, including its historic and new buildings and the overall site. The project's green elements include its use of solar panels in its metal roofing; low-VOC glues, paints and carpets, and materials such as bamboo and recycled wood.
The Crissy Field Center's new interim facility at Crissy Field East Beach harmonizes user experience with its eco-features. Over more than 7,200 square feet, the building includes a science lab, a media lab, a youth leadership room, a sustainable arts room, and the Beach Hut snack bar much in the spirit of the beloved Warming Hut Cafe and Bookstore.
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