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Learn how local businesses are helping help create a clean, carbon-free future.

Going all-electric is better for your business, your safety and our environment. We’re helping commercial customers make the switch with incentives and energy-efficient solutions that drive energy savings to their bottom lines and promote electrification. Check back as new incentives become available to help you build safer, healthier and cheaper.

Image of AIA Sacramento Office SMUD’s Integrated Design Solutions program provides incentives for electrification and energy-efficient equipment in your new or extensively renovated all-electric commercial building.

 

Year Completed 2020
Architect Dreyfuss and Blackford
General Contractor Jackson Construction
Mechanical Engineer
AIRCOM Mechanical, Inc.
Mechanical Contractor
AIRCOM Mechanical, Inc.
Building Size
4,300 square feet
Heating provided by Roof top package heat pumps
Cooling provided by
Roof top package heat pumps
Domestic hot water heated by
Electric resistance point of use
Other notable design features Successful adaptive reuse of an 85-year-old building that the AIA does not own

For questions, email IntegratedDesign@smud.org, call 916-732-5095 or visit SMUD.org/IDS.

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Image of Architectural Nexus' Sacramento office. SMUD’s Integrated Design Solutions program provides incentives for electrification and energy-efficient equipment in your new or extensively renovated all-electric commercial building.

 

Year Completed 2016
Architect Architectural Nexus
General Contractor MarketOne Builders, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer
Glumac
Mechanical Contractor
ACCO Engineered Systems, Inc.
Building Size
9,000 square feet
Heating provided by Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Cooling provided by
Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Domestic hot water heated by
Electric resistance central system
Other notable design features

Tubular skylights throughout

Rainwater capture for irrigation

Onsite gardens

Composting toilets

Living wall inside the building

Operable windows and signal lights

Tracking indoor air quality

Living Certified Building (v3.0)

Certified LEED Platinum (v4.0)

For questions, email IntegratedDesign@smud.org, call 916-732-5095 or visit SMUD.org/IDS.

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Image of Lionakis headquarters in Sacramento. SMUD’s Integrated Design Solutions program provides incentives for electrification and energy-efficient equipment in your new or extensively renovated all-electric commercial building.

 

Year Completed 2022
Architect Lionakis
General Contractor A.P. Thomas Construction, Inc.
Mechanical Design Criteria Engineer    Capital Engineering, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer Solace Enterprises, Inc.
Mechanical Contractor
Solace Enterprises, Inc.
Building Size
38,750 square feet
Heating provided by Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Package heat pumps
Cooling provided by
Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Package heat pumps
Domestic hot water heated by
Electric resistance central system
Other notable design features

Solar tubes and glazed dormers to enhance lighting

Large volume fans to deliver airflow

Interior lighting controls

Quality views at workstations

Architectural façade design-specific to each elevation for daylight enhancement, glare and thermal control

Interior and exterior bike parking and facilities

Low embodied carbon with existing building renovation

For questions, email IntegratedDesign@smud.org, call 916-732-5095 or visit SMUD.org/IDS.

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Image of Mogavero Architects Office SMUD’s Integrated Design Solutions program provides incentives for electrification and energy-efficient equipment in your new or extensively renovated all-electric commercial building.

 

Year Completed 2019
Architect Mogavero Architects
General Contractor NYECON Incorporated
Mechanical Engineer
Clark & Rush Windows, Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning
Mechanical Contractor
Clark & Rush Windows, Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning
Building Size
14,000 square feet
Heating provided by Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Cooling provided by
Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Domestic hot water heated by
Unitary residential-style heat pump water heater
Other notable design features

Extensive renovation of an existing building

Dedicated outside air system (DOAS) with high efficiency air-to-air energy recovery

Garage for bikes and shower facilities

Replaced windows with thermally broken, matching existing windows

New insulation

All programmable LED lighting with photo sensors and occupancy sensors

Whole-building exhaust fan to flush building

New TPO reflective roof

Skylights and ceiling fans installed throughout

For questions, email IntegratedDesign@smud.org, call 916-732-5095 or visit SMUD.org/IDS.

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Image of 17 Central apartment building. SMUD’s Integrated Design Solutions program provides incentives for electrification and energy-efficient equipment in your new or extensively renovated all-electric commercial building.

 

Year Completed 2022 (estimated completion)
Developer D&S Development
Architect Architects Local
General Contractor Dasco Commercial Construction
Mechanical Engineer
Vanderveen Engineering Consultants
Mechanical Contractor
Dicicco’s Mechanical, Inc.
Plumbing Contractor
Baskerville Parsons Contractors, Inc.
HPWH Consultant
Elmco & Associates
Building Size
Residential: 84,400 square feet
Lobby: 1,600 square feet
Retail: 8,200 square feet
Heating provided by Split heat pumps
Cooling provided by
Split heat pumps
Domestic hot water heated by
Central heat pump water heater
Other notable design features

Induction ranges in all apartments and community room

6-over-2 construction requiring an Alternate Methods and Materials Request

Passive cooling with corridor windows and exhaust fan

Exposed heavy timber egress staircases

For questions, email IntegratedDesign@smud.org, call 916-732-5095 or visit SMUD.org/IDS.

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Image of Floyd Farms SMUD’s Integrated Design Solutions program provides incentives for electrification and energy-efficient equipment in your new or extensively renovated all-electric commercial building.

 

Year Completed 2021
Architect HMC Architects
General Contractor Landmark Construction
Mechanical Engineer
LP Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Mechanical Contractor
ACCO Engineered Solutions
Building Size
4,500 square feet
Heating provided by Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Cooling provided by
Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery
Domestic hot water heated by       
Variable refrigerant flow with heat recovery. Project will use Fan Coil Units to heat DHW with either recovered building heat or heat extracted from outdoors.
Other notable design features

Large ceiling fans for open spaces

Rigid insulation with Z-Girts to reduce thermal bridging

100-gal rainwater capture for irrigation

Operable windows

Tubular skylights

Sunshade awnings

Induction ranges in classroom, staff area and commercial kitchen, courtesy of SMUD

For questions, email IntegratedDesign@smud.org, call 916-732-5095 or visit SMUD.org/IDS.

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Image of SMUD's East Campus Operations Center SMUD’s Integrated Design Solutions program provides incentives for electrification and energy-efficient equipment in your new or extensively renovated all-electric commercial building.

 

Year Completed 2013
Architect Stantec
General Contractor Turner Construction
Mechanical Engineer
Stantec
Mechanical Contractor
ACCO
Building Size
207,000 Square Feet
Heating provided by Ground-Source Heat Pump. High mass hydronic radiant slabs.
Cooling provided by
Ground-Source Heat Pump Chiller
High mass hydronic radiant slabs, chilled beams
Domestic hot water heated by
Solar with electric backup
Other notable design features

Net zero design

Buried thermal energy storage tanks

Dedicated outside air system (DOAS) with evaporative heat recovery coils

Wet-side economizer

Exterior window shading to block direct solar heat gain

Light louvers

Ceiling fans

Minimized thermal bridging in envelope

Rainwater capture for irrigation

LEED Platinum

For questions, email IntegratedDesign@smud.org, call 916-732-5095 or visit SMUD.org/IDS.

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