Ashok Gadgil's UC Berkeley Design Class Helps Create a Zero-Net Energy Accessory Dwelling Unit

Portrait of Ashok Gadgil
January 2011

Ashok Gadgil, Director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is also a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. Students from his "Design for Sustainable Communities" class, along with other students from City and Regional Planning, Civil Engineering and the Haas School of Business, helped design a net-zero energy "accessory dwelling unit" for the backyard of a home in Berkeley.