AECOM Commits to Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions

LOS ANGELES — AECOM, a fully integrated global infrastructure firm based in Los Angeles, announced on August 10 that it is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2020. To achieve this goal, the company will focus on its largest sources of emissions, which includes fleet vehicle fuel, purchased electricity and heating and cooling for offices.

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Golden 1 Center Features Nature-Inspired Design

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Construction on the Golden 1 Center is underway, and the soon-to-be home of the Sacramento Kings basketball team is being designed to achieve LEED Gold certification.

Currently on track for a September 2016 completion, the Golden 1 Center will hold an estimated 17,500 people. Turner Construction is serving as the project contractor, while ICON Venue Group is the project manager and AECOM is the architect. All three companies have offices in Sacramento.

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Inside DirecTV’s LEED Platinum Renovation

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — When DirecTV launched a massive renovation project in 2011 for its headquarters in El Segundo, the satellite television provider aimed high to give employees a more sustainable and functional workplace.

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Largest Net-Zero Commercial Building Opens in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Opened April 2, the new headquarters of LPL Financial at La Jolla Commons is now the largest net-zero energy and carbon-neutral commercial building in the U.S.

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