Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers in high quality, affordable health care. Located in Victorville, CA, this health center received LEED Silver certification through development density and community connectivity, water use reduction, water efficient landscaping, and controllability of lighting systems. Additionally, it is located within a ½ mile of a residential zone and access to at least 3 public bus lines.
The 10,125 SF building utilized construction items that had a high recycled content percentage, certified wood, and highly reflective roofing materials for heat-island reduction. Landscape water usage was reduced by 90% through the incorporation of native and drought tolerant plants.
SIZE: 10,125 SF
SUSTAINABILITY: LEED Silver
SECTOR: Healthcare: Clinic/Other Outpatient
PROJECT TYPE: LEED – NC v2009
LOCATION: Victorville, CA, USA
The interior of the building utilizes low flow faucets and fixtures, as well as low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, and coatings. There are lighting controls for 100% of the shared multi-occupant spaces as well as the private offices.
Photos courtesy of Planned Parenthood- Victorville Health Center