Located at the northeast corner of Fremont Street and Mission Street in San Francisco is 350 Mission Street: home to the new headquarters of cloud computing giant Salesforce.
At 492,000 square feet, 350 Mission Street is San Francisco’s first LEED Platinum high-rise building. A clear focus on sustainability was the driving factor behind every decision made on this project. The goal of the project was to create a high-performance work environment from employee performance to optimised operating costs.
One of the key factors in achieving these goals was the utilisation of underfloor air distribution (UFAD). Saied Nazeri, Principal-in-charge for engineering firm WSP, sums it up by saying: