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Solar Panel Installation at Mission Hall

Construction to install a new solar energy system on the roof of Mission Hall was completed in late December.

Mission Hall’s renewable energy source is estimated to reduce the amount of CO2 emitted by 1,318 metric tons in the first 25-years of operations and yield cost savings of roughly $395,000 over the same period. If you'd like to know more about UCSF's solar projects, done as part of UCSF’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2025, please visit this article online.

About Mission Hall

Mission Hall: Global Health and Clinical Sciences Building opened in September 2014 in an innovative new design concept and the first of its kind at UCSF. The building opened as an Activity-Based Workplace (ABW), which brought a new way of working to UCSF. Since it's opening, the building has evolved into a hybrid open plan model that is based upon the following key elements:

  • Efficient, open space for maximum flexibility of layout
  • Shared spaces for privacy, meetings, conferences, collaboration and community
  • Dedicated work stations
  • Assigned private offices
  • A variety of spaces to support a variety of work styles
  • Access to natural light and views for all