Celadon at 9th and Broadway

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929 9th Ave

San Diego, CA

Multifamily Affordable Housing
Turner Construction
Bridge Housing
Studio E Architects
Completed 2015

Sources say this project features the tallest vertically integrated solar PV façade in the US. Adroit engineered and installed a solar hot water and solar photovoltaic system on this the 17-story high rise in downtown San Diego. The team installed 105 solar hot water panels on the roof, featuring a custom made 2,499 gallon tank and pump station. The project also includes a 31.25 kW PV system. The 125 PV collectors are mounted as a vertically integrated façade on the south side of the building.

Services Used

  • Solar PV
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Engineering
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“We are committed to integrating energy efficiency into all aspects of our affordable housing development and operations… the PV array and other systems at Celadon will help us achieve our ‘Big Reach’ goal of cutting energy use 20% by 2020.”

Cynthia A. Parker, President & CEO of BRIDGE Housing