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. The goal was to improve overall performance and to help reduce carbon emissions generated from the operation of the facility.
JOA’s first job was to document the existing lighting system including fixture location, type and hours of operation, as well as to prepare 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. These included material, sales tax, labor equipment, disposal and recycling costs.
The final component involved the design and technical specifications with control drawings utilizing c