Zero Energy Certified

ELECTRICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE – ZERO NET ENERGY CENTER

The Electrical Training Institute (ETI) of Southern California is an education and training facility for electrical contractors run by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Los Angeles County Chapter and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 11. Project scope of a full retrofit the existing 150,000 sq. ft. building to net zero energy plus standards. The energy efficiency designs and technologies that will help ETI reach net zero plus will also be incorporated into the curriculum of the apprentices, training tomorrows electrical workers on the most cutting-edge and sustainable technology.

VITAL STATS

Certification StatusZero Energy Certified
Version of LBC3.1
LocationCommerce, CA, USA
TypologyRenovation
Gross Building Area144,000 SF
Start of OccupancyJune 2014
Owner OccupiedYes
Occupancy TypeEducational Building
Number of Occupants700

PROJECT TEAM

OwnerDiana Limon
Construction ManagerMorrow Meadows
Sustainability & Net Zero Consultant, Energy Modeling & CommissioningStok
ArchitectSimon Glover
Structural EngineerBushra Tsai Inc.
Electrical EngineerGausman & Moore
Mechanical System & ControlsWestern Allied Corporation
Electrical – Lighting, Lighting Controls, Monitoring, Power Integration & InstallationO’Bryant Electric, Inc.
Solar Structural – Carport & Panel SupplierDay & Night Solar
Electrical – Photovoltaic, Energy Storage & MicrogridMorrow Meadows
Electrical – PhotovoltaicElectric Service & Supply Company of Pasadena
Lighting DesignBenya Burnett Consultancy
Lighting ConsultantAvery Energy Enterprises, Inc.
PlumbingMuir-Chase Plumbing Co.
Carpentry & Structural ConstructionJ.R. Construction
Landscape ArchitectPhil May Design
LandscapingBrightview Landscape Services
RoofingBest Contracting Services, Inc.
Window GlazingGiroux Glass Inc.
Building Operating System & Systems Control Integration & DesignIQ Energy
Solar ScreenCSA Constructors Inc.
Public RelationsHutchins PR
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BUILDING SYSTEMS INFORMATION

Wall R value and section specificationR2.3, metal stud drywall
Roof R value and section specificationR30
Floor R value and section specificationR1.3
WindowsElectrochromic
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LIGHTING

Individual room and areas are controlled by Lutron Controls utilizing dual technology, dimming controls, daylight controls, daylighting, LED lights, occupancy sensors, and vacancy sensors.

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MECHANICAL HEATING AND COOLING

Water cooled chilled water system with heat recovery.

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ENERGY STORAGE

Samsung SDI Lithium Ion battery with 312 kWh capacity.

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RENEWABLE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS INFORMATION

Panel Array Size682 kW
Panel Output Per Capacity Nameplate790 W
Panel Quantity720
PV Type and BrandHanwah/SolarWorld/Kyocera/Seraphim
PV Inverter Quantity7
PV LocationRoof/Carport
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE & EUI

Actual energy use during performance period498,930 kWh
Actual energy produced during performance period489,833 kWh
Net Energy Use9097 kWh
EUI11.8 kBTU/sf/yr
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