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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 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

Major HVAC Renovation San Diego Executive Campus

Location: San Diego, CA

Date: September 2016

Customer Segment: Office Building

Project Type: HVAC, LEED*, Chiller, Mechanical Retrofit

Geographic Market: San Diego

ACCO’s esteemed client is a prominent owner and manager of properties throughout coastal California. This high profile 825,000 square foot Class A office campus located in the heart of the University Towne Center area of San Diego had various buildings needing mechanical upgrades due to outdated, inefficient equipment.  The customer had two urgent needs in two very different buildings;  one was the changeout of a cooling tower on a 20 story commercial office roof and the other was a chiller replacement in a multi-story, multi-tenant building. Both buildings were LEED certified with high standards. 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

Chilled Water Plant Cooling Tower Replacement

Location: San Diego, CA

Date: December 2014

Customer Segment: Central Plants

Project Type: Chiller

Geographic Market: San Diego

In the heart of downtown San Diego stands this interesting Art Deco design building which is actually a chilled water plant. This center supplies cooling to buildings in the central business district with a capacity of 8,000 installed tons, serving 2 million square feet of local high rise buildings. The plant contains 4 large cooling towers, with 2 of the 4 past their life expectancy and were not providing adequate heat rejection. 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

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

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

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

  
  

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