Gallery: Caltech’s Historic Linde + Robinson Lab Renovated into a LEED ...

Caltech's historic astrophysics and science center is now a LEED Platinum environmental lab dedicated to minimizing the impact of climate change. Thanks to the impressive renovation of the labs by San Francisco-based Architectural Resources Group, the Linde + Robinson Laboratory uses a fraction of the energy a typical lab in the region would use. Energy use was dramatically reduced with the help a number of efficiency upgrades, chilled water-cooling, solar power, a fuel cell and the even adaptive reuse of the rooftop telescope equipment to direct sunlight down into the bowels of the building.

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