Green Building

Bobo Construction, Inc is committed to making a difference. It is our duty to construct facilities that minimize environmental impact and contribute towards the energy efficient communities of tomorrow. 


We have had the honor of building LEED Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum projects throughout Northern California. More recently, we had the opportunity to create one of California's most sustainable buildings: the revered rHouse on the Cosumnes Oaks High School Campus in Elk Grove, CA. This project has earned a LEED Platinum score of 99.5 and contains the following innovative properties:

  • Advanced framing, requiring less lumber and providing additional insulation.

  • All lumber is Forest Stewardship Council certified.

  • Ground-source heat exchange (geo-thermal) for heating and cooling.

  • Hybrid solar & tankless water heater.

  • Water efficient fixtures and landscaping.

  • Photo-voltaic solar power systems, such as roof- and ground- mounted, tracking and stationary, providing comparison data.

  • Solar tubes for daylight harvesting.

  • Systems monitoring, providing energy usage and generation information.

  • Finishes will have high recycled content, be low- or no-VOC and meet high durability criteria.

  • The future greenhouse will demonstrate passive heating principles and be used for testing hydroponic and earth-grown plants for use as alternative fuels as well as learning propagation techniques.

  • The yard provides room for electric vehicle testing, a solar oven and other outdoor projects.

  • The garage will house an electric vehicle that is being converted from an internal combustion engine by COHS students.

  • At least 75% of construction waste was recycled.

  • Future wind turbine electrical generation.

We are currently constructing the following LEED projects:

  • Elk Grove Community & Senior Center - LEED Platinum

  • Delta Service District Center Relocation/Construction - LEED Silver

Contact Information for Sustainability:

Austin Bobo, LEED AP, BD+C

(916) 383-7777


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