La Jolla Commons Tower I Greenest Multi-Tenant Building in Southern California The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings’ performance. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality.

La Jolla Commons has achieved prestigious LEED-CS® Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and an Energy Star® rating of 96 (of 100) by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Tenant Benefits

The result is a building that not only minimizes its impact on the environment, but also saves its tenants money through lower energy costs and healthier work spaces.

Energy Savings

50% reduction in energy use and CO2 emission
75% lower after-hours heating/cooling cost
60% more energy efficient elevators

More Productive, Healthier Environment

90% of each open floor plan receives natural light
Cleaner air filtering systems, 100% fresh air changes every hour
Low- and no-VOC paint, sealants and adhesives

Water Wise

87% reduction in fresh water use
Reclaimed water used for cooling and irrigation
Native and drought-tolerant landscaping

Recycled Materials

97% of wood used from sustainable sources
34% of building materials contain recycled content
82% of construction waste recycled

Visit the U.S. Green Building Council website to learn more about the LEED green building program and the rating system.