As one of the West Coast’s premier general building contractors, Rudolph and Sletten has been at the forefront of new building technology and cutting-edge trends for over 50 years, producing some of the most recognizable and iconic structures in California. The company focuses on markets requiring technical expertise such as biotech, pharmaceutical, higher education, healthcare, technology, high-rise, corporate campus, and justice.

“Rudolph and Sletten is thrilled to partner with CBE in our pursuit of continuous improvement and learning. We all get better in this industry when we stop and analyze the available data on how our buildings perform. We can then determine together what and how we can do better next—how we can deliver more efficient, healthy buildings at the best value to our customer, buildings that will perform and be exceptional work environments. CBE’s leadership in culling this data set and their expertise in furthering building health and efficiency is not only exciting, it’s a necessity. We want to be a part of it,” says John Home, Rudolph and Sletten’s Director of Sustainability.

Rudolph and Sletten’s commitment to efficient and sustainable buildings runs deep and is only reinforced with joining CBE. The firm has worked on over 19 million square feet and $6 billion of sustainable projects over the past 30 years, many in collaboration with CBE’s industry partners. It seemed a natural fit to continue those relationships as a CBE member.

One of their new projects is the O Street Office Building project (pictured above) in Sacramento, with design-build partner ZGF Architects, a LEED Platinum, net zero energy office building for the State of California. Utilizing tools, such as CBE’s Occupant Satisfaction Survey for benchmarking the quality of the building, the O Street team is collaboratively striving to ensure the highest value for the State. Another project currently in progress in Microsoft’s new Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View. Together with team members including WRNS Studio, Interface Engineering, and Integral Group, Rudolph and Sletten in the process of constructing a new 640,000-square-foot, LEED Platinum, Net Zero Water workplace that meets the standards of the Living Building Challenge and Well Building Standard certification.

Headquartered in San Carlos, Rudolph and Sletten has regional offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego, California. After more than 50 years, the company’s corporate culture still clearly reflects the value it places on lasting personal relationships. Essential to their achievement is their team of highly competent employees who maintain integrity, strive for excellence, engage in personal and professional growth and training, and utilize the most current advancements in technology.

Image: O Street Office Building; rendering courtesy of ZGF Architects.

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