Buena Park School District Awarded $1.4 M for Prop 39

On March 2nd, 2016, Buena Park School District was awarded $1.4 M by the California Energy Commission (CEC) for Proposition 39 measures. Projects funded include HVAC, lighting, and building controls upgrades. The District anticipates $116,000 per year in energy savings under these measures. PacificWest Energy Solutions was instrumental in providing the energy audit and successful energy expenditure plan submission.

CEC Approves Franklin-McKinley School District and its Charter Schools for Over $2.5 M

On March 1st, 2016, Franklin-McKinley School District was awarded $2.5 M by the California Energy Commission (CEC) in Proposition 39 funding. In addition, the CEC approved submissions for two charter schools within the district, which were all approved in 6 weeks. With so few award approvals among charter schools in the state, this was a significant accomplishment. Energy efficiency improvements to include HVAC and lighting upgrades. PacificWest Energy Solutions performed energy benchmarking, energy audit, project prioritization and expenditure plan services. Once completed, the project is anticipated to save the District $153,000 annually in energy costs.

General Services Administration Approves Contract with PacificWest

On February 10, 2016, the General Services Administration approved a building renovation and asbestos remediation contract with PacificWest.  Scope of services to include asbestos abatement & remediation, renovations, and tenant improvements at Building 56 at the Denver Federal Center. The Denver Federal Center (DFC) is located adjacent to the foothills of the Colorado Rockies and is only minutes from downtown Denver. The Center houses 28 different federal agencies in 441 buildings, totaling four million square feet of rentable space across a 623-acre campus.