Venue is LEED® Silver certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED®, which stands for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a certification program that defines the national standard for “green” buildings and practices. Venue was built with safe building materials and an environmentally conscious approach in order to reduce energy and water usage, encourage green initiatives within the community, and to provide a healthy environment for residents.
Commuter Rail Service transportation access is located only 0.2 miles from the site to provide a source of alternative transportation for residents.
Services that include a library, a post office, a park, a fitness center, restaurants, grocery store and the University of California San Francisco-Mission Bay are all located within a half a mile radius of the community.
The landscaping and irrigation systems have been designed to reduce irrigation water consumption, saving 70,000 gallons of water per year.
Low flow toilets, ultra-low flow sensor faucets and low flow shower heads save over 2.5 million gallons of water per year.
Building is designed to reduce energy costs.
Approximately 23% of the annual hot water usage is provided by solar power.
The site provides easily accessible storage and collection areas for recyclable materials such as, plastics, metals, paper, cardboard, and glass that serve the entire building.
To improve occupant’s well-being, air quality, and the environment, Venue uses environmentally preferred cleaning products.