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LinkedIn Campus Master Plan & Design

Mountain View, CA

Business Type

Commercial and mixed-use offices


1,831,000 square feet

This 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




Percent better energy efficiency

than California code requirements


Percent better water efficiency

than California code requirements



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

Progress Report

Pursuing 49% energy efficiency
Pursuing 50% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Master plan design includes a district microgrid that will act as a power management system, directing electricity produced anywhere onsite to serve individual building power load requirements
  • 1.25 MW rooftop photovoltaic system
  • 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 fixture
  • 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