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Location
San Diego, CA

Project Size / Type
1,117,000SF Built-to-Suit

Team

County of San Diego
Owner/Tenant

Lowe Enterprises
Developer

RJC Architects
Architect

Suffolk Roel
General Contractor

Awards & Recognition
LEED Platinum & Gold Certifcations

San Diego County Operations Center

Project Overview

This 1,117,000SF project was named by SDG&E as Energy Champion/“Best New Building” and by California Center for Sustainable Energy as “Outstanding Building of 2011” and achieved LEED Platinum for the Conference Center and LEED Gold for the office buildings.  The project achieved an average of 28% below Title 24.

Michael Wall Engineering designed lighting, power, and voice/data for all 11 buildings and site improvements.  Emergency power generation is designed including 5MW of paralleled diesel generation sized to power the entire complex. The overall site is served by a 1200A 12kV SDG&E service at the central plant that energizes a ¾-mile 12kV loop sectionalized by four SF6 gas switches.  The new buildings include office space, a conference center, a central plant building, a fleet vehicle maintenance facility and an 1800-car parking structure.