Author: BCCI Construction Company

Going beyond LEED

Going Beyond LEED: The WELL Building Standard

  Since its launch in 2000, LEED has become the benchmark for creating sustainable structures and interiors conducive to the environment, the individual and society as a whole. Although the USGBC’s green building rating system has become the leading industry standard for conserving resources and promoting efficiency, there is now a new certification dedicated to … Continued

LEED Dynamic Plaque

LEED v4 Education Series: ID+C

Last month the USGBC Northern California Chapter (USGBC NCC) and Environmental Building Strategies (EBS) hosted a LEED version 4 Educational SeImage: USGBC, LEED Dynamic Plaque ries led by Kena David, Assistant Sustainability Manager at BCCI Construction Company, and Kristen Magnuson, Project Coordinator at EBS providing a credit-by-credit analysis of changes the Interior Design & Construction … Continued

The Energy Foundation

Building a Net Zero Future

Green building is not a fad; it is the future of the AEC industry and it is already shaping our built environment. Just recently the USGBC announced the certification of the 20,000th LEED commercial project, and the newest version of the green building program, LEED v4, has more stringent requirements for energy and water use, … Continued

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Constellation Brands’ New San Francisco Office Uncorked

When Constellation Brands, a leading international premium wine company, was contemplating relocating its San Francisco office, BCCI was engaged to evaluate the associated construction costs for a short-list of potential building alternatives. After considering its real estate options to create a more functional, open work environment that would also support its goals to attract and … Continued

Adobe Systems

Office Upgrade at Adobe World Headquarters

As part of an ongoing effort to evolve Adobe Systems‘ workplace into a more open and collaborative work environment, BCCI was hired during preconstruction for the 40,000 square foot redesign comprising the top two floors of the East Tower at Adobe’s corporate headquarters in San Jose. Supporting a cultural shift in the organization – a … Continued

Samyama exterior at sunrise

BCCI Delivers State-of-the-Art, Ultramodern Yoga Studio

Samyama, the Sanskrit word for “bind” or “hold together,” is a name well suited for a yoga center that goes beyond the typical studio and focuses on healing and community. Located in a new two-story, building in Palo Alto’s Midtown neighborhood, BCCI’s client envisioned an inviting modern facility rooted in traditional yoga principles that would … Continued

CALGreen Changes Promise to Have Widespread Impact

If the new CALGreen requirements that went into effect on July 1, 2012 were not on your radar, there’s probably a good reason for that. Until recently, CALGreen – the first Statewide green building code – only applied to less than 10% of commercial construction projects. When CALGreen went into effect in 2010, it was … Continued

What We Saw at Greenbuild

As we expected, Greenbuild 2012 did not disappoint. Whether or not you followed our recommendations on making the most of the conference, we hope that you found great value in the forums, expo hall, green building tours and networking. Here’s a bit of what we saw at this year’s Greenbuild. The U.S. Green Building Council’s … Continued

2 Billion and Counting…

The announcement last week by the USGBC that 2 billion square feet of commercial space has been LEED certified is not only awe-inspiring but also confirms that the green building movement has more than just taken root, it is flourishing. The USGBC also reported that it certifies 2 million square feet of commercial space a … Continued