SERC (Chu Hall) Solar Energy Research Center

Chu Hall is Berkeley Lab’s latest addition to a collection of buildings that create a hub of interactive and collaborative research. Situated in its Old Town neighborhood, the new 39,000-square-foot, three-story building is the new home for 100 researchers, most from the Department of Energy-funded Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), the nation’s largest research program dedicated… Read More

Alameda Free Library

Location: Alameda Contract Amount: $1,500,000 General Contractor: S. J. Amoroso Construction Description: Complete renovation of an existing library. Included lighting, lighting controls, power distribution, fire alarm, data, and security systems.

East County Courthouse

    Location: Pittsburg Contract Amount: $5,900,000 General Contractor: Sundt Construction Description: Construction of a new, state of the art 71,000 sq ft courthouse. Work included power distribution, emergency generator, lighting, lighting controls, fire alarm, intrusion alarm, video surveillance, access controls, telecom, public address and audio-visual systems. Included new courtrooms, public use areas and detention… Read More

Channing/Bowditch Apartments

Location: Berkeley Contract Amount: $1,300,000 General Contractor: J.R. Roberts Corporation Description: Construction of a new three story 72,000 square foot apartment building on the UC Berkeley Campus. This project involved the installation of electrical and low voltage systems on a site with very limited space. Deliveries had to be carefully planned and staged to avoid… Read More

MOHCD 990 Pacific Ave. Multi Family Housing

Project Name:  990 Pacific Ave. MOHCD, San Francisco, CA Scope:  990 Pacific was a remodel of 7 occupied floors, 63 apartments, 18 ADA and 14 HVI (hearing and visually impaired) modified apartments, a community clubhouse, patio and kitchen.  Del Monte Electric installed all of the electrical, fire alarm systems, data, security, power and lighting.  The… Read More

Berkeley Farms Processing Facility

Location: Hayward Contract Amount: $4,000,000 General Contractor: Harris Construction Description: Included all electrical work and controls for a new milk processing facility in Hayward. Included extensive motor control work.

Light Source Building

Location: Berkeley Contract Amount: $1,850,000 General Contractor: Overaa Construction Description: Construction of a building at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory to house an atomic accelerator used to move a beam of energy at nearly the speed of light. Included lighting and controls, a transformer substation, and a fiber optic cable backbone.

Walnut Creek Library

Location: Walnut Creek Contract Amount: $3,200,000 General Contractor: West Bay Builders Description: Construction of a new forty-five thousand square foot, two story library on top of an underground parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek. This was a “Green” building with several daylighting and dimmable lighting zones to reduce energy consumption. This building included conference and… Read More

The Essex Apartments

Location: Oakland Contract Amount: $5,000,000 General Contractor: Swinerton Builders Description: All electrical work associated with a twenty story high-rise apartment tower built along Lake Merritt in Oakland. This project encompassed 480,000 square feet and 285 apartment units. The scope of work included lighting, switchgear, emergency power distribution, bus duct, security, fire alarm, television, and data… Read More