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Mission High School - SFUSD

Location: San Francisco

Date: September 2015

Customer Segment: Education

Project Type: Boiler Retrofit

Geographic Market: Bay Area

Mission High School, located around the neighborhoods of Castro and Upper Market, is one of eighteen high schools within the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). It relies on two steam boilers to heat their radiators that are spread throughout the classrooms and hallways, one of which had already failed and was abandoned. The second boiler was past its useful life and had frequent mechanical failures. More

Major Animation Studio

Location: Northern California

Date: July 2015

Customer Segment: Office Building

Project Type: HVAC, Mechanical Retrofit

Geographic Market: Bay Area

The customer is a major animation studio based in Northern California, very technology driven, extremely conscious of noise and vibration and concerned about energy savings. More

Large Silicon Valley Company

Location: Redwood City, CA

Date: April 2015

Customer Segment: Data Center

Project Type: Design-Build, Controls, Mechanical Retrofit

Geographic Market: Bay Area

ACCO Engineered Systems completed a design-build retrofit of the mechanical cooling systems, which included four new 125-ton Bitzer rotary screw compressors, ABB Soft Starts, two 6-section cooling coil banks, and new compressor controls based on Automated Logic Corporation (ALC) hardware and software. More

CPI, Inc.

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Date: December 2014

Customer Segment: Office Building

Project Type: Chiller, Mechanical Retrofit

Geographic Market: Bay Area

Communications & Power Industries (CPI) develops, manufactures and globally distributes components and subsystems used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for a wide variety of systems. An RFP was issued to replace a very old centrifugal chiller in order to provide a reliable system and improve energy efficiency. More

Commercial Office Building

Location: Pasadena, CA

Date: October 2015

Customer Segment: Office Building

Project Type: Mechanical Retrofit

Geographic Market: Greater Los Angeles

ACCO had just completed a diagnostic of this 8 story, 130,000 square foot commercial office building’s mechanical system, recommending full system upgrades. Within 3 months and during a record-breaking heat wave in March, one of the four DX built system compressors stopped functioning and tenants were complaining. More

Twin Towers Residential Buildings - Mechanical Upgrade

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Date: August 2014

Customer Segment: Residential

Project Type: HVAC, Chiller

Geographic Market: Greater Los Angeles

An ACCO Service Maintenance customer for over 20 years, this HOA in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles consulted with ACCO to upgrade its’ central plant.The 14-story, 360,000 SF twin tower condominiums contained two 160 ton reciprocating chillers installed in the early 1980s. The chillers were worn out, losing compressors, and had major operational inefficiencies. More

Commercial Office Building

Location: Culver City, CA

Date: July 2014

Customer Segment: Office Building

Project Type: HVAC

Geographic Market: Greater Los Angeles

Located in “The Heart of Screenland” this 5 story office building was built in 1984 and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and fountains. The 115K square foot structure was being cooled by 1998 60 ton Carrier package units that were old, rusting, and in need of repairs. In addition, the units were running on R-22 refrigerant which is being phased out of production due to environmental restrictions from the E.P.A. ACCO, as an SCE approved HVAC Optimization contractor, introduced this property management client to the benefits of the HVAC Early Retirement program. The program, which is funded by the CPUC (California Public Utilities Commission), provides contractor rebates for upgrading to more energy efficient HVAC equipment. This funding will continue and be granted on a first come first serve basis. More

Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Date: February 2014

Customer Segment: Healthcare

Project Type: HVAC

Geographic Market: Greater Los Angeles

Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers in Los Angeles are two 166,000 square foot medical office buildings managed by REIT Management and Research.  Both buildings were in need of a mechanical upgrade; each of the buildings had its own central plant comprised of four 150 ton compressors using 1950’s reciprocating technology.  In addition to being inefficient, the compressors and refrigeration components had been experiencing a high rate of failure. More

Major Medical Office

Location: Bellflower, CA

Date: January 2014

Customer Segment: Healthcare

Project Type: Boiler Retrofit

Geographic Market: Greater Los Angeles

This major medical facility is a converted hospital that was operating with 2 high temperature, high pressure 250 HP hot water boilers installed in 1974, that, through heat exchangers provided steam for medical equipment, domestic hot water and space heating hot water. The boilers were at the end of their useful life and one set had been shutdown to comply with SCAQMD emissions codes, resulting in lost redundancy. More

Multi-Use Commercial Office Buildings

Location: Irvine, CA

Date: October 2014

Customer Segment: Office Building

Project Type: Mechanical Retrofit

Geographic Market: Orange County

In Irvine and located 5 blocks from the Orange County Airport, these 2 multi-use commercial office buildings were in need of new mechanical equipment. Constructed in 1986, the 240,000 square foot buildings contained old, energy inefficient equipment that was causing down time due to repairs and equipment failures. More

  
  

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