Inside the ICE II freezer warehouse are, from left, Gregg and Phoebe Hamann of Hamann Construction, SDG&E's Peggy Crossman, and refrigeration consultant Doug Scott of VaCom Technologies. Behind them is one of six electric, high-lift Condor cranes that recharge with energy generated by the weight of products being lowered from 50-ft.-high racks.
analyzed them and gave us a report on the energy-efficiency measures we originally included and additional ones that SDG&E
We worked closely with Peggy Crossman (of SDG&E), Doug Scott
, our refrigeration subcontractor (C&L Refrigeration Corp.) and other subcontractors to incorporate the energy-saving measures we chose to pursue."
"Every potential energy-saving measure was evaluated in terms of what's the cost, what's the savings, what's the incentive and what's the payback - item by item - as investment decisions," notes Doug Scott, president of VaCom Technologies, whose analysis compared the ICE II design in relation to Title 24 and industry standard practice, the base case for SDG&E's incentive calculations.
Those who helped shape the exceptionally energy-efficient design of the ICE II facility included: Gregg Hamann, president, finance, Phoebe Hamann, LEED AP, LEED consultant, and Paul Giese, RA, architect and project manager, Hamann Construction, El Cajon; Tom Dosch, PE, refrigeration designer/contractor, C&L Refrigeration Corp., Brea Bob Sweigart, mechanical designer for office HVAC, Slayton Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Lakeside; Doug Scott, president, VaCom Technologies, La Verne, refrigeration consultant and analyst for SDG&E; and SDG&E Savings By Design program representatives Peggy Crossman, senior account executive, and Bob Nacke, PE, new construction supervisor.