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Since its debut in 2015, Stanford Energy Systems Innovations (SESI) has caused a media stir for being a visionary and successful project within the energy, sustainability, and architecture industries. SESI has won numerous accolades for multiple aspects of the projects, including architectural beauty and energy efficiency and effectiveness.

American Institute of Architects, California Council

2016 Honor Award

American Institute of Architects, Portland Chapter

2015 Architecture Awards

American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter

2016 Honor Award

APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities

Effective and Innovative Practices Award (2013)

SESI In the News

Architectural Record
Business Officer (A publication of the National Association of College and University Business Officers)
Energy and Environmental Science
Energy Manager Today
  • "Future is bright for solar at Stanford"
Environment America
EPRI Journal
Financial Times
Greentech Media
  • "California universities are transitioning to all-electric buildings"
International District Energy Association
  • "Stanford University's 'fourth generation' district energy system"
My Climate Journey: A Podcast for Those Seeking to Understand Climate Change and How to Help
NREL: A Guide to Energy Master Planning of High-Performance Districts and Communities
  • "A Case Study"
San Francisco Chronicle
Stanford Daily
Stanford Report

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