Casa Aguila will arguably be the most advanced home ever built in San Diego County, looking to achieve many firsts for our region. It will be San Diego's first Certified Passive House, seek the County's first onsite wastewater treatment permit, seek the County's first permit to utilize all collected rainwater for all indoor water use, and strive for eventual grid-disconnection through utilization of battery power, Solar PV, and a 45-foot wind turbine (the blades alone are 17 feet tall!).

The project is located in Ramona, CA and is named for the Golden Eagles which frequently fly over the property.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

You're invited to Archtoberfest!

AGB is gearing up for Archtoberfest, San Diego's Architecture and Design Month! October is going to be filled with events and activities featuring innovative architecture, design, planning, and sustainability around San Diego.

There will be TWO opportunities to tour Casa Aguila during Archtoberfest, so come and say hi! Here are the event details:

OCTOBER 4th, 11am - 4pm
The Green Homes Tour is an annual self-guided tour hosted by the USGBC. Members of our staff will be at Casa Aguila to give tours and discuss features of the home. Registration gives you access to visit any of the homes on the tour. It is $5 for USGBC members and $15 for non-members, and you can register at the link below.

Green Homes Tour registration link:

OCTOBER 14th, 11am - 8pm
The Project Partner Workshop will consist of 20 minute demonstrations put on by the many project partners of Casa Aguila. Some of these partners include the manufacturers of the solar trackers, wind turbine, energy management software, and many more. Attendees are welcome to come to any or all of the presentations.

Project Partner Workshop event link:

Please contact Katie Teare at 858.449.5208 if you have any questions. We hope to see you there!

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