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Magnusson Klemencic Associates

San Ysidro US Land Port of Entry

The San Ysidro US Land Port of Entry is the busiest border crossing in the world, serving 150,000 people per day. The facility recently achieved LEED Platinum for its unique water and energy systems. These first of their kind innovations use both vehicles and sunshine to create a Port of the Future.

San Ysidro, California

Client: Miller Hull Partnership

Building Size: 225,000 sf

Project Cost: $400 Million

Certifications: LEED Platinum

Currently under construction, San Ysidro US Land Port of Entry project includes a 225,000 sf facility, new northbound and southbound I-5 road connections to Mexico, and additional buildings for homeland security. Interface designed mechanical systems that focused on air quality, as well as energy and water conservation. Part of this included a 305,000-gallon water reclamation system that, along with water efficient fixtures. These measures will save 28 million gallons each year making a meaningful impact for a region with drought concerns.

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