Delawie | U.S. Green Building Council
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Member at Silver level


Member since 2003

1515 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110

At Delawie we believe successful architecture is sustainable architecture. Environmentally responsible buildings preserve natural resources, operate at reduced costs, and promote user satisfaction and productivity. Recognizing these benefits, the firm brings a commitment to sustainable design, along with proven expertise, to every project we undertake.

From its earliest commissions, Delawie has been a leader in green design. In
1974 the firm designed an innovative ice-chilled cooling system for an
elementary school—shifting energy costs to reduced rate off-peak hours. In
the early 1980’s the firm designed a 160,000 gallon penguin exhibit with a
companion cogeneration plant. The high-efficiency cogeneration plant provided
energy for the exhibit’s environmental control system while waste heat was
used to dehumidify glass viewing panels and regulate exhibit water
With expertise in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy &
Environmental Design (LEED) program, the firm designed San Diego County’s
first LEED Gold certified building for X-nth Consulting Engineers. The
firm’s design for Qualcomm Inc.’s W Campus was the county’s first LEED
Gold certified high-rise building, subsequently earning California
Construction’s Best of 2006 Outstanding Green Building Project award.
Delawie also offers LEED consulting services to outside designers and
clients. The firm provides recommendations for achieving LEED standards,
manages the certification process, and ultimately ensures the achievement of
environmentally sensitive buildings compliant with client parameters and user

September 16, 2003 - Present