Hines has built or begun construction on more than 50 million square feet of LEED® certified buildings.
One South Dearborn is the first office building in Illinois to receive Silver precertification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design — Core and Shell (LEED-CS) program. One South Dearborn has also received the Energy Star award every year since eligibility in 2007.
One South Dearborn is outfitted with several technologically-advanced engineering systems and unique architectural elements designed to maximize energy efficiency and minimize consumption of nonrenewable resources. In accordance with LEED guidelines, we have also implemented a number of policies and procedures highlighted in this portal to further promote environmental stewardship. These include water efficiency measures, a Recycling Program and the Hines Green Office program.