As of April 2012, KPMG Center has been awarded LEED EB Platinum by the United States Green Building Council (“USGBC”). LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized mark of excellence, providing building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.
The KPMG Center Team achieved the following notable accomplishments:
- More than 21% of all occupants ride share (public or private) or telecommute.
- The Building uses 50% less energy than similar office buildings.
- The Building consumes 40% less water than similar office buildings.
- 75% of all waste is diverted from the local landfill through the Building’s implemented recycling program.
KPMG Center was the first high rise office tower in Los Angeles County to hold this title.