Course Description

This video series, takes an in-depth look at the planning, design, engineering, and construction of the J. Craig Venter Institute, the first net zero energy laboratory in the United States, located in La Jolla, California, a community of San Diego.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe the primary motivators for building a net zero energy laboratory
  2. Discuss how energy, water, and overall building performance needs influenced the building design
  3. Identify green building strategies used to achieve maximum performance
  4. Evaluate viability of innovations used in this facility for potential use in your own future projects
  5. Highlight the benefits of the integrative design process when designing, planning, and engineering for the J. Craig Venter Institute

Venter exteriors-006
This course is available on USGBC Education Platform to subscribers or for individual purchase.

Access Course