Capital Engineering Consultants, Inc. - CECI
Calpers Headquarters Complex

Building Optimization + Sustainability

Calpers Headquarters Complex

CalPERS Headquarters Complex is a mixed-use development integrating 550,000 SF corporate office space, 25,000 SF retail space and 2 levels of underground parking. The structure is comprised of two U-shaped buildings, with a 6-story sculptured glass lobby that serves as the centerpiece and main entry to the complex.

Capital was contracted to provide enhanced commissioning services, including submittal reviews, coordinating commissioning tasks into contractors master schedule, developing and updating the Commissioning Plan, development and execution of testing scripts, energy management control system trending and analysis, O&M Manual review and training, development of the final commissioning report and systems manual and one-year operator and warranty reviews.

Commissioned systems include the building automation system, photovoltaic solar system, lighting controls for occupancy sensors, daylighting and photocells, emergency power systems, fire alarm systems, air handling/ventilation systems, central plant systems, CRAC units, cooling towers, refrigerant leak test and balance, domestic water heating and domestic water booster, security systems, irrigation systems, sound vibration control systems, underfloor distribution system, power distribution units, and security systems.


  • MEP Peer Review
  • LEED Documentation
  • Whole Building Commissioning


  • LEED for New Construction Gold Certification
  • 2009 Beyond Green Award,
    Sustainable Buildings Industry Council
  • 2007 Award of Honor,
    Savings By Design Integration Awards
  • 2006 Green Honor Award, AIA Central Valley
  • 2006 Environmental Recognition Award,
    Sacramento Environmental Commission
  • 2006 Best Overall Award, Flex Your Power
  • 2006 Institutional/Industrial Award,
    Cemex Building Awards