Left, the support beams for the shade structures/solar panels are installed.
Right, a pool with completed shade structure beams.
- The use of natural ventilation for cooling interior spaces.
- Windows and skylights to maximize natural interior lighting, reducing power consumption
- Use of pervious concrete ,allowing storm water to seep through the concrete into the ground below, eliminating discharge directly into the ocean.
- Modern life support systems for treating pen and pool water, and the use of backwash recovery systems to significantly limit discharge to sanitary sewer.
- On site recycling during demolition (separation of wood, metal, concrete, etc.)
- Water efficient landscaping with native plantings requiring no irrigation.
- Concrete with a 15% content of fly ash that is recovered from gases created by coal-fired electric power generation, which is usually dumped in landfills.
- Rough carpentry with 50% of wood used in project is certified by the Forrest Stewardship Council (FSC-certified).
Use of chemical-free materials or materials with reduced chemical preservatives and treatments wherever possible.
- And much more!