Location: Whittier, CA

Area:  14,411 square feet

Client:  Cal-City Construction

Owner:  County of Los Angeles Community Development Commission

Building Type: Commercial, New Construction

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South Whittier Public Library

South Whittier Public Library is a 14,411-square-foot commercial project located in Whittier, CA. Verdical Group provided:

  • LEED Construction Phase Project Management (BD+C v3 Platinum Certified)

The South Whittier Public Library is a high-performance, highly efficient, 14,000-square-foot facility. Verdical Group provided LEED v3 for New Construction project management, successfully aiding the project in achieving LEED Platinum certification. The library used a combination of strategies to achieve energy cost savings of over 30 percent and generates renewable energy onsite to offset 27 percent of total energy costs. Thoughtful landscaping enabled a 69 percent reduction in outdoor potable water use, and 98 percent of the onsite-generated construction waste was diverted from landfills.