Architectural Nexus underwent a full building renovation and technical interior improvements aspiring to achieve "Living Building Challenge" certification. The project was completed in December 2016 and, once certified, will be one of eight in the country and the only of it's kind in Sacramento. Built-in are sustainable features such as rain water harvesting, photovoltaic power, waste composting, and the building is free from materials deems harmful to the environment. Since it's completion, the project has received numerous awards including ENR's Best Green Project Completion award.