A LEED Gold Project – Four Embarcadero Center

Four Embarcadero Center
Urban Planning Success 40 Years Later

The Embarcadero Center stands as a testament of redevelopment and has become an icon on the San Francisco Skyline. Attend this informative lecture to learn more about how Four Embarcadero Center succeeded in earning LEED Gold, through Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy & Atmosphere, Indoor Air Quality and Regional Priority credits. We will also discuss how LEED EB contributes to LEED CI for future tenant improvements. Following the presentation there will be a reception (with refreshments) where you’ll have the opportunity to expand your network and mingle with others in the green building world.

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