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SFMI Participates in Net Zero Energy Library

SFMI is honored by the opportunity extended by Berkeley Public Library to work directly as its technical systems consultant on
each of BPL’s five locations over the last fifteen years, beginning with the renovation of the Central Library in 1997 through our recent involvement in the design of audiovisual systems, digital signage systems, communications infrastructure and electronic security systems for all four branches through the library's Branch Improvement Program.  As part of that process, we’re extremely proud of our participation the renovation of BPL's West Branch Library, completed in December of 2013, which is California’s first ever Zero Net Energy library building, boasting a zero annual energy bill and no carbon footprint.


Read more about the project at SFGate and from Harley Ellis Devereaux, the architect.

Photo: Richard Friedman