• Rendering courtesy of LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Campus Master Plan & Design

Mountain View, CA

Business Type

Commercial and mixed-use offices


1,831,000 square feet

The new campus will create an inspiring mixed-use community destination aimed at achieving LEED Platinum and Net-Zero Carbon emissions. PAE provided mechanical and electrical design services for the master planning phase of this 1.8 million square-foot campus and is currently providing mechanical, electrical, and energy-modeling expertise for the design of eight buildings.


STUDIOS Architecture





  • Pursuing Carbon Neutral
  • Pursuing Net-Zero Energy
  • Pursuing LEED Platinum

Progress Report

80% energy savings over code
50% better water efficiency than code requirements

Special features

  • District microgrid acts as a power management system directing electricity produced anywhere onsite to serve individual building power load requirements

  • 92,500 square-foot rooftop photovoltaic system (1.25 MW) to offset 15% of energy use by the campus

  • Campus-wide ground source geothermal heating and cooling system that will provide 80% of annual energy needs and save approximately 25 million gallons of water a year

  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures

  • Demand controlled ventilation designed to reduce ventilation rates when spaces are unoccupied

  • Increased ventilation and air economizer HVAC systems designed to provide ventilation at a rate of three times code minimum

  • Rainfall reclamation and onsite treatment