Gallery: Oakland Fire Station Honored With LEED Gold Certification

The Oakland Fire Department recently unveiled its newest station at a ribbon cutting ceremony, and they had more to celebrate than just a brand new branch -- the project was also awarded LEED Gold status! Fire stations serve as second homes for firefighters, so Shah Kawasaki Architects designed Fire Station 18 to be efficient, environmentally sound, and free of toxins. The project redeveloped a brownfield site and features solar hot water, a highly efficient HVAC system and environmentally friendly materials.

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  2. Mallory August 18, 2010 at 3:32 pm

    This is a great story! I am an employee of Swinerton Incorporated and really enjoyed reading your take on our Oakland Firestation 18 project. I am definitely subscribing to your blog feed as I believe you have a lot of great writers and content here. Please feel free to visit our blog ( as well, as we write about similar topics! Cheers!

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