Gallery: The Frontier Project Showcases Sustainable Technologies

 
Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) are used to provide both structure and insulation for the building, which makes the most of Southern California's warm desert climate.

The Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) spearheads the Frontier Project as a community service initiative that educates customers on green technology and resource conservation awareness. Located to the southwest of the water district’s headquarters, the project actually serves as a wind shade by blocking the prevailing winds.

Inside the 14,000 square-foot demonstration building are examples of numerous sustainable building technologies and strategies. Tours are open to the public every weekday from 9 am to 3 pm, while kiosks provide more information on the eco-friendly kitchen and living room, green roof, solar panel array, and the native and waterless garden area. There is also an exhibition space for special events and demonstrations.

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  1. Thai Vineyard Showcases... October 12, 2010 at 11:39 am

    [...] keep the visitor centre cool, strategies like large, open walkways, platforms with operable windows and doors, high roofs, [...]

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