The awards and recognitions of the Department of General Services (DGS) Central Utility Plant continue:
Recently, the CUP received the 2012 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for Sustainable Facilities. This award is “California’s highest environmental honor.”
The Plant has also been awarded the DBIA Western Pacific Region Excellence Achievement Award for a Civic Building and the Design + Construction Magazine’s 2011 Building Team Bronze Award.
The Central Utility Plant provides heating and cooling for more than 20,000 state workers across 23 existing State owned buildings in the Capitol Area. The 78,000 s.f. plant is the largest district plant in the western United States. Currently, the project is tracking to be LEED Gold certified.