Project List – Below please find descriptions of some of the projects supported by Emerald Impact personnel. In general, projects have been between $200K – $160M.
Project Manager/Project Engineer - Performing Physical Needs Assessment (PNA), Energy Modeling, Construction Oversight or Management, Measurement and Verification (M&V), and Certification for Energy and Sustainability Programs
Joan Croc Center, San Diego, CA
Mixed-use Commercial and Multifamily project. Performed Building Energy Audits for Energy Upgrade California – Multifamily, and additional commercial audits. Programmed energy models (EnergyPro software) to demonstrate current building energy performance vs. proposed retrofit scenarios. Worked with client to perform a GPNA (Green Physical Needs Assessment), defining the most cost-effective energy retrofits based on whole-building energy calculations. We managed the application and payment of over $81,000 in utility incentives based on a 25% improvement in building energy performance. Measures included replacement of mechanical equipment, underground parking exhaust systems, service and domestic boilers, and lighting.
St. Regis Apartments, Chula Vista, CA
119-unit Multifamily project. Performed Building Energy Audits for Energy Upgrade California for Multifamily. Programmed energy models (EnergyPro software) to demonstrate current building energy performance vs. proposed retrofit scenarios. Worked with client to define most effective energy retrofits based on calculations, helping them save about 20% in energy expenses, and receive about $150,000 in incentives.
The Villages at Santa Fe Springs
On a 500-home Multifamily EnergyStar/BuilditGreen residential project, Title 24 verification, consulting and training for superintendents and trades. Performed Tight Duct Testing, Duct Design Verification, Thermal Bypass training and inspections, and Quality Insulation Installation (QII) training and inspection.
Residential Project in Arroyo Grande, CA (Emerald Impact – Energy Efficiency Project Manager for Builder Matt Kirby)
Managing EnergyStar/New Solar Homes Program (NSHP) planning, training and inspections. Requires recalculation and verification of Title-24 model, adding Tight Duct Test, QII/Thermal Bypass, Air Infiltration and other efficiency measures to the energy model. Coordination of project with EnergyStar, PG&E NSHP Programs.
Residential Project, Del Mar, CA (Emerald Impact – LEED Project Manager for Hulton Development)
LEED/EnergyStar project – features sustainable building measures like Structural Insulated Panels (SIP), Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF), Thermal Bypass, QII, and solar power generation. Project management and reporting, coordination of trades and consultants.
King Fahd Soccer Stadium, Saudi Arabia (Staefa Control System – Siemens)
Fahd Soccer Stadium. Largest covered soccer stadium in the world. $80M project – role: Energy Management Systems and Building Control Systems – HVAC, energy, security, and lighting controls. Commissioning, testing, and troubleshooting.
Energy Efficiency Project for Sempra Utilities – Southern California Gas and San Diego Gas and Electric: Supported an energy efficiency project that included installation of control systems and interior and exterior site lighting retrofits. Project included over 60 sites across Southern California; Approx $5M project. Savings of about 2.4 Million kWh/yr.
Site Planning, Construction and Agency Coordination of Wetland/Water Crossings for Sempra Utilities – San Diego Gas and Electric: Mission Control Facility – Managed design, bid process, and contractors during the construction phase.
Managed coordination with agencies, including mitigation of endangered/protected habitat and wetland/water crossing issues with Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Water Quality Control Board, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and California Fish and Game. Approx $2M project
Union Bank Campus, Irvine (Staefa Control System – Siemens)
Energy Management Systems and Building Control Systems – Programming and oversight – High-rise project: installation, testing and commissioning of sensor and control fields, HVAC and lighting control systems, zone controllers and central computer system. Management of peak energy usage using chiller management coupled with underground chilled water storage system.
Hollywood Palms Apartments, San Diego, CA
96 – unit Multifamily project. Performed multifamily building energy assessments and calculations Programmed energy models (EnergyPro software) to demonstrate current building energy performance vs. retrofit scenarios. Worked with client to receive whole-building energy efficiency construction rebates.
Orange Garden Apartments, San Diego, CA
52 – unit Multifamily project. Performed Building Energy Audits for Energy Upgrade California – Multifamily. Programmed energy models (EnergyPro software) to demonstrate current building energy performance vs. retrofit scenarios, and worked with client to receive whole-building energy efficiency construction rebates.
Veterans Housing in Oceanside, CA, San Diego, CA
19-unit Multifamily Energy Upgrade California project. Performed Building Energy Audits, Programmed energy models (EnergyPro software) to demonstrate current building energy performance vs. retrofit scenarios.
Villa del Norte
Affordable Housing major rehab. 88-townhome units, 28 buildings, 7 unit types, 16 building types. Inspection and report: Green Physical Needs Assessment (GPNA), HERCC report and protocols. Scope definition. Energy Pro modeling – Residential Performance. State of California TCAC and CUAC energy modeling. Test-in and Test-out. BPI Protocols. Title-24 verification using HERS protocols.Energy Upgrade California for SCE/SCG territory. Cal-Green verification.
Affordable Housing new construction. TCAC. 135 multifamily units, 11 buildings. Project manager – green elements. Build it Green multifamily Green Point Rater – Platinum rating for all buildings. Managed Title-24 HERS verification – QII, Ducts in Conditioned Spaces, EER, Refrigerant Charge, Duct Sealing.
Affordable housing, new construction. TCAC. 89 units, 11 buildings. EnergyStar for new homes rater. Managed Title-24 and EnergyStar verification – QII, EER, Refrigerant Charge, Duct Test, Blower Door (building sealing).
Residential Construction Management for Owner-Builders:
Preconstruction services and construction management for residential owner-builders, including project definition, design coordination, planning and interface with utilities and municipalities, estimation, scheduling. All homes were constructed from ‘green’, sustainable building materials.
Great Western Bank
Project Manager – planning and execution of a $30M project. Build out: Datacenter, nationwide tenant improvement for 240 retail offices and network development – on schedule, under budget, high customer satisfaction. Managed 200 customer and subcontractor personnel.
Palomar Generation Center Site and Tenant Improvements for San Diego Gas and Electric: Managed definition, design, construction and closeout for work at a large LNG power generation facility. Conducted contractor bid process. $1M project.
Dominican Republic, Prognisticos Deportivos, Inc. (MoneyBall and Pega 3)
Onsite support of design and installation for a lottery network. Included buildings and infrastructure for communications systems in an underdeveloped region.
Mira Costa Community College District Bond Program
Owner Rep, Construction and Relocation Management. Construction Bond Program. Supported Director of Facilities. Approx. $50M GC Project – three new buildings on two campuses. Specialized support: Oversight of high-tech installations, including Music Department studio and recording equipment, Art Department equipment, and cafeteria kitchen equipment.
Westwood Middle School
Project Engineering, Onsite Construction Management – represented owners. Poway Unified School District Bond Program. $24M Multi-Prime Project. Conducted construction meetings, coordinated architectural firms and contractors. Change orders, RFIs, submittals and closeout. Prolog and Microsoft Project Software.
Twin Peaks Middle School
Project Engineering, Onsite Construction Management – represented owners. Poway Unified School District Bond Program. $18M Multi-Prime project.. Conducted construction meetings, coordinated architectural firms and contractors. Change orders, RFIs, submittals and closeout. Prolog and Microsoft Project Software.