Gallery: Solar-Powered Jess Jackson Sustainable Winery Helps UC Davis A...

 
UC Davis is the place to go if you want to learn how to make wine, brew beer or grow great produce, and the school is dedicated to sustainability to boot. The most recent addition to their super sustainable campus is the Jess Jackson Sustainable Winery Building - a net-zero and passively-designed auxiliary warehouse meant for equipment and processes. Designed by Siegel & Strain Architects, the huge roof is now outfitted with a 5 kW solar system, which is more than enough energy needed for the building. Over time though there are plans to add even more photovoltaics and a concentrated solar system that will provide more energy for the rest of the campus.

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