Sustainable Innovators

Since our founding in 1965, sustainability has been the lens through which we filter our work. It is a consideration in every phase of our process, a fundamental value that has continuously steered our projects toward more responsible and thoughtful solutions. It has been on our radar from the very beginning, long before the rest of the industry started talking about it. Our recent firm award from the USGBC OC Chapter and the jury comments speaks to our history and commitment to sustainability:

“LPA’s long history and commit to sustainability is a model for our region. Milestones like the first NC project in the Country, first LEED Platinum project in Orange County and their sustainable innovations in with their own LEED offices and operations show that they walk the talk. LPA is a very fitting receipt for USGBC’s first Sustainable firm award.”

Our firm has participated in numerous milestone sustainable projects, including:

  • First LEED NC project in the Country: Premier Automotive Group
  • First LEED Police Facility in the Country: Woodland Police Facility
  • First LEED Platinum project in Orange County: Environmental Nature Center
  • First LEED Gold building for NASA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Flight Projects Center
  • First LEED Platinum Public Middle School in California: Montgomery Middle School

As a pioneer in sustainable design and a member of the U.S. Green Building Council since 2000, LPA has one of the most experienced LEED teams in the country having completed 50 LEED® certified projects - with more than 60 additional projects currently in development. At 80% LEED Accredited, LPA's staff is one of the greenest in the nation. The firm makes a consistent showing on the Top Green Firms List, landing in the Top 25 by green revenues, according to Engineering News-Record.

LEED® Certified Projects

50 Completed

Premier Automotive Group - North American Headquarters, LEED NC
Irvine, California

Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. - South Campus, LEED NC Gold
Torrance, California

LPA, Inc. "Sustainable Office Lab," LEED CI Pilot
UCI University Research Park - Irvine, California

Woodland Police Station, LEED NC
Woodland, California

City of Cotati Police Facility, LEED NC
Cotati, California

Linksys, LEED CI Silver
Irvine, California

Environmental Nature Center, LEED NC Platinum
Newport Beach, California

Surfrider Foundation, LEED CI Gold
San Clemente, California

Koll Airport Professional Center, LEED CS Silver
Irvine, California

NASA's Flight Projects Center for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, LEED NC Gold
Pasadena, California

Toyota Training Facility - Inland Empire, LEED CI
Rancho Cucamonga, California

Instructional Office Building - Chabot College, LEED Gold
Hayward, California

Taco Bell Restaurant Support Center, LEED CI Gold
Irvine, California

High Desert Government Center, LEED NC Gold
Hesperia, California

Hesperia Police Department, LEED NC Gold
Hesperia, California

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, LEED CI Silver
Sacramento, California

Watson Land Company Headquarters, LEED NC Platinum
Carson, California

College Center at College of San Mateo, LEED NC Gold
San Mateo, California

Sensormatic, LEED CI Gold
Irvine, California

LPA's San Diego Office, LEED CI Gold
San Diego, California

Park Place, LEED Silver EB
Irvine, California

Allied Health Sciences, Biological Sciences and Consumer Sciences & Design Complex - also known as the ABC Complex - at Orange Coast College, LEED NC
Costa Mesa, California

LPA's Irvine Office Expansion, LEED CI Gold
Irvine, California

Fullerton Library Expansion, LEED NC Gold
Fullerton, California

California State University Northridge Student Recreation Center, LEED NC Gold
Northridge, California

Brentwood Civic Center, LEED NC Silver
Brentwood, California

Sketchers North American Distribution Center developed by Highland Fairview, LEED NC Gold
Rancho Belago, California

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) Nevada City Station, LEED NC Silver
Nevada City, California

Cypress Village Recreation Center, LEED NC Gold
Irvine, California

650 Newport Center Drive, LEED CS Silver
Newport Beach, California

Malibu Library, LEED CI Gold
Malibu, California

Southland Industries, LEED CI Silver
Garden Grove, California

Southwest High School, LEED for Schools Gold
San Diego, California

Mar Vista High School, LEED for Schools Gold
Imperial Beach, California

Rio Hondo Physical Education Complex, LEED NC
Whittier, California

National City Middle School, LEED NC Gold
National City, California

California Conservation Corps Tahoe Base Center, LEED NC Silver
Meyers, California

Santa Clara Gateway - Phase I, LEED Gold (TD, CS)
Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara Gateway - Phase II, LEED Gold (TD, CS)
Santa Clara, California

MerchSource, LEED CI Certified
Irvine, California

LPA San Jose Office, LEED Gold, CI
San Jose, California

Santiago Canyon College - Humanities Building, LEED for Schools, Gold
Orange, California

Ivanhoe, LEED Certified, NC
La Jolla, California

Diamond Bar Library, LEED Gold, CI
Diamond Bar, California

310 Madison, LEED Gold
San Antonio, Texas

HoltCAT, LEED Gold, NC
Laredo, Texas

HolgCAT ProTech Training Center, LEED Silver, NC
San Antonio, Texas

Patrick Heath Public Library, LEED Gold, NC
Boerne, Texas

SoFlo Stucios, LEED Silver, NC
San Antonio, Texas

e3 Civic High School, LEED for Schools Gold
San Diego, California

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