Casa Aguila Workshop - San Diego's Most Advanced Home

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20385 Rancho Villa Road

Ramona, CA 92065

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Casa Aguila will arguably be the most advanced home ever built in San Diego County, looking to achieve many firsts for our region. It will be San Diego's first Certified Passive House, seek the County's first onsite wastewater treatment permit, seek the County's first permit to utilize all collected rainwater for all indoor water use, and strive for eventual grid-disconnection through utilization of battery power, Solar PV, and a 17-foot wind turbine. For more detailed project information, please visit

Casa Aguila CourtyardPlease join us October 14th for a series of hands-on workshops featuring the technologies utilized in the project presented by Alliance Green Builders and manufacturer and industry experts. Workshops will be divided into three two-hour tracks, with each track repeating through the day.

Track Times:

11:00 – 1:00 pm

1:00 – 3:00 pm

3:00 – 5:00 pm

Track 1 - Energy

Track 2 – Building Materials

Track 3 – Water and Site

Solar Panels

Passive Windows

Grey Water Treatment



Black Water Treatment





SIPS and Air Sealing

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Wind Turbine

Thermal Energy Storage


Energy Management

Recovery Ventilation

Products and services featured include AEP Span, Baldwin, Benjamin Moore, Bosch, CertainTeed, Crestron, Cosentino, DCS, Enviro Water Products, Eurowest, Fireclay, Hayward Lumber, Iris Ceramica, Murus SIPS, One Sphere, Phase Change Energy Solutions, Precis Solar, Prosoco, Sustainability Matters, Thermador, Unilux, Urban Green Energy, Windsun Energy Systems, Zehnder America and more.

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Do I need to attend the entire 6 hour event?

If you want to attend all three tracks, please plan to attend the entire event. If you are interested in one or two of the tracks, each track will repeat at approximately 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. so you can arrive when convenient.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Street parking at project is available, and transportation up and down Casa Aguila driveway will be provided.

What are some of the green features of Casa Aguila?

  • Passive house performance of envelope and energy consumption
  • Net positive energy goal. Power generation through PV and Wind turbine.
  • All greywater and blackwater collected and used for irrigation. (County’s first for blackwater.)
  • High efficiency plumbing fixtures
  • Rainwater/stormwater collection and use for all indoor water. (County’s first)
  • 100% high efficacy lighting
  • High efficiency appliances
  • Fire-resistant construction
  • Air sealing and moisture barrier provided with Liquid Membrane technology applied to the fully sheathed wood structural panel envelope

What third party green certifications will Casa Aguila achieve?

Pursuing LEED for Homes Platinum, Passive House, Energy Star Home, Zero Energy Ready Home, Net Positive Energy.

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20385 Rancho Villa Road

Ramona, CA 92065

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