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SDG&E

When the electric grid starts getting out of balance or does not have enough power supply to match demand, utilities understandably get nervous.  One way to respond is to better manage the demand and get customers to delay or shed loads…

Southern California Edison

When the electric grid starts getting out of balance or does not have enough power supply to match demand, utilities understandably get nervous.  One way to respond is to better manage the demand and get customers to delay or shed loads…

Fletcher MOB

This 82,000 SF medical office building was due for a remodel.  The entries are enclosed with architectural smoked glass curtain walls.  Unfortunately, they felt more like a sauna.  A comfort issue the building occupants had endured for years. …
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Edwards Life Sciences

Know anybody who has had a heart valve replacement?  With over 106,000 replacements a year, chances are you do and may not even know it.  Edwards Life Sciences is known for their transcatheter heart valves.  With a growing campus in sunny…

Mobil Convenience Stores

Client: Mobil Location: Los Angeles, California Challenge: Mobil gas stations, like many retailers and convenience stores, suffer with severe solar heat gain through windows and even roofs, resulting in damaged merchandise and higher cooling…
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Little Company of Mary Med Ctr.

Location: Torrance, California, USA Challenge: Existing hospital windows were not sufficiently insulated to deal with hot weather.  This also drove up cooling costs. Solution: Liquid Window Insulation was used to reduce…

Los Angeles City Hall

Los Angeles City Hall’s old single-pane building glass provided no UV or Infrared protection to the Deputy Mayor’s Office.  The California sun caused the offices to be increasingly warmer resulting in additional air conditioning to be…

Victor Valley CCD

Victor valley Community College District, received funding to develop a new state-of-the-art, public works training center. 3fficient assisted with green design, LEED certification and commissioning.

US Navy Port Hueneme

The home of the world famous Sea Bees also became home to one of the Navy's first green building training centers thanks to 3FFICIENT.  This project was completed in the 1990s well before the term "green building" was coined. Project Background: Port…

US Navy Point Mugu NAWS

The US Navy is serious about energy efficiency and wanted innovative ideas.  3FFICIENT provided a comprehensive energy audit of the entire Naval Air Weapons Station at Point Mugu which turned out to set the groundwork for many projects to follow. Project…

State of CA Printing Complex

The State of California was seeking ways to reduce operating and energy costs in light of astronomical energy price increases. The state's printing facility is the nation's largest government printing agency second only to Washington DC. The…

State of CA Personnel Bldg

The State of California was seeking ways to reduce operating and energy costs in light of astronomical energy price increases. 3FFICIENT's Role: 3FFICIENT staff analyzed their energy use and provided an investment grade engineering study that…

State of CA Resources Bldg

The State of California was seeking ways to reduce operating and energy costs in light of astronomical energy price increases. 3FFICIENT's Role: 3FFICIENT staff analyzed their energy use and provided an investment grade engineering study that…

Cathedral City

The city was faced with looming energy price hikes and had already been hit hard with unexpected charges from the State's cost overruns from the Gray Davis administration. They desperately needed to reduce costs and insulate themselves from…