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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



PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering


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