The Anaheim Convention Center & Arena is located across from the Disneyland Resort on Katella Avenue in Anaheim. First opened in 1967, it housed a basketball arena and the convention hall. The center has since undergone six expansions. It is the largest exhibit facility on the West Coast.
JOA was hired to manage a much-needed audit and retrofit of the Convention Center’s lighting to improve overall performance and to help reduce carbon emissions generated from the
JOA’s first job was to document the existing lighting system, including fixture location, type, and hours of operation, and preparing an audit spreadsheet.
Next, JOA evaluated the existing lighting system, determined proposed fixture upgrades to improve energy efficiency and reduce kW usage from 4000 to 1500 kW, and created a cost estimate for the upgrades including material, sales tax, labor equipment, disposal, and recycling costs.
The final component included the design and technical specifications with control drawings utilizing city provided reflective ceiling plans, and the bid forms needed for the City. At the conclusion of the study, JOA determined that