Sunnyvale Civic Center

Sunnyvale, CA

Business Type

Multi-phase plan update


City Hall 120,000 square feet, DPS 5,800 square feet; EOC 11,000 square feet

The Sunnyvale Civic Center is home to the Sunnyvale City Hall, Library, and Department of Public Safety Headquarters. Phase 1 included tenant improvements and the new, two-story Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The EOC houses critical IT functions, a command center, and other essential admin functions operating 24/7.



  • Net-Zero Energy

Special features

  • The building MEP systems were designed with 2N level of redundancy
  • Designed to Seismic IV, the same as hospitals and fire stations
  • Heat recovery AHU's and a microgrid
  • 100% annual energy reduction with solar array (Net-Zero)
  • 73% peak electrical demand reduction with PV
  • Heat recovery heat pumps for central heating and cooling plant