Gallery: Golden Gate Valley Library is a Solar-Powered LEED Gold Renova...

The beautiful historic Beaux-Arts Golden Gate Valley Library in the Cow Hollow neighborhood of San Francisco is now LEED Gold certified. As part of the San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program, Tom Eliot Fisch and Paulett Taggart Architects renovated the building with new high-performance windows, energy efficient lighting and mechanical equipment, low-flow plumbing fixtures and a new photovoltaic system on the roof. The renovations along with a modern addition to improve accessibility earned the project a LEED Gold award for Commercial Interiors and improved the facility for local residents' use.

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