Clorox Headquarters

About This Project

Location: Oakland, California

USGBC Sustainability Status: Achieved LEED Existing Building Platinum

About the Client: Clorox markets many of the best-known retail brands in America, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products, Armor All® and STP® auto care products, Fresh Step® and Scoop Away® cat litters, Kingsford® charcoal briquets, Hidden Valley® and K C Masterpiece® dressings and sauces, Brita® water-filtration systems, and Glad® bags, wraps and containers. The great majority of their brands are either the market leader or a strong second.

Project Description: Work at Clorox consisted of several projects:

  • Full floor interior renovations, including new workstations, conference rooms, kitchen/breakrooms, cabling, and IDF rooms.
  • Complete cabling replacement of 2 fully occupied floors.
  • Assistance with the LEED EB certification process and management of the several projects needed to achieve LEED EB-Platinum certification.
  • Design/construction of the new 34,000 square feet roof replacement of the 24-story Clorox building, including a new window washing rig assembly.
  • New 34,000 square feet plaza, managing all aspects of design, schedules, bidding/budget, and construction phases.
  • Design/construction of 5 new exterior escalator canopies at the JB Williams Plaza, managing all design efforts and approvals, bidding, schedule, and construction.
  • Multiple interior and exterior improvements throughout the 11-building Clorox Technical Center campus, including renovations of office space and laboratories, roof replacements, HVAC system redesign and replacements, EDR and DI piping upgrade and replacements, and outdoor atrium construction.

Nova Partners’ Role: Nova Partners was engaged as the project manager for full floor interior renovations, entire cabling replacement of fully occupied floors, design/construction of a 20,000 square foot roof replacement, all aspects of a new 34,000 square feet plaza, and for multiple interior and exterior improvements throughout 11-building Clorox Technical Center campus. Nova Partners was also the construction manager for the design of 5 new exterior escalator canopies at the JB Williams Plaza and assisted in the LEED EB certification process.

Corporate, Green, Interior Improvements