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LEED® Gold LogoAbout LEED

Corporate Center Pasadena was awarded LEED® EB (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings) Gold on July 19, 2009.

The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ is a feature-oriented rating system that awards buildings points for satisfying specified green building criteria. The six major environmental categories of review include: Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality and Innovation and Design. Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum levels of LEED green building certification are awarded based on the total number of points earned within each LEED category. LEED can be applied to all building types including new construction, commercial interiors, core & shell developments, existing buildings, homes, neighborhood developments, schools and retail facilities.

*LEED and related logo is a trademark owned by the U.S. Green Building Council and is used by permission.

Energy Star® LogoAbout Energy Star

Corporate Center Pasadena has U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® score of 90. An ENERGY STAR qualified facility meets strict energy performance standards set by EPA and uses less energy, is less expensive to operate, and causes fewer greenhouse gas emissions than its peers. To qualify for the ENERGY STAR, a building or manufacturing plant must score in the top 25 percent based on EPA's National Energy Performance Rating System. To determine the performance of a facility, EPA compares energy use among other, similar types of facilities on a scale of 1-100; buildings that achieve a score of 75 or higher may be eligible for the ENERGY STAR. Energy represents 30 percent of the typical office building's costs and is a property's single largest operating expense. ENERGY STAR partners have demonstrated:

Green Initiatives at Corporate Center Pasadena include:

The Ideal Business Environment