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Lakeside Branch Library breaks ground

HED and PCL Construction are designing and building the project.


By David Malone, Managing Editor | August 10, 2021

Courtesy HED

HED, PCL Construction, and the County of San Diego have broken ground on the new 16,800-sf Lakeside Branch Library in Lakeside, Calif. The library is designed to meet Zero Net Energy building standards.

The project features enhanced program elements that include a 2,000-sf community room that can be used for classes, library activities, and meeting space for local organizations and businesses; designated spaces for all age groups; state-of-the-art technology, and an outdoor reading area.

The Lakeside Branch Library is seeking LEED Gold certification and a lIving Building Challenge Zero Net Energy petal certification. It is slated to open to the public in the summer of 2022.

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