Project Overview

When it comes to providing light on the court for Roger Federer and Serena Williams, Ace Electric has their back. Home to the world’s largest combined men’s and women’s tennis tournament, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden is one of the world’s most revered and critically-acclaimed sports and entertainment venues. Using heavy lifting equipment, some serious fall protection, and skilled electricians Ace removed the existing metal-halide lighting system and installed over 400 new LED light fixtures on 59 poles, some of which towered over 125 feet in the air.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2020
  • Size: 30,000 Seat Tennis Complex; 9 Courts
  • Location: Indian Wells, CA
  • Client: Desert Champions LLC
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  • Type: Education
  • Year: 2017
  • Size: 110,000 SF, 4 Story Building
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Client: Swinerton
  • Contract: $5,100,000
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Project Overview

When the Aztecs want new sports lighting, they call on Ace Electric. In 2018 we removed the existing sports lighting system at San Diego State University’s Viejas Arena and installed 70 new LED sports lighting fixtures and a state of the art lighting control system.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2018
  • Size: 12,414 Seat Arena
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Contractor/Owner: San Diego State University
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Project Overview

To bring to life an iconic San Diego landmark, Ace was tasked to provide electrical and lighting for the historical restoration of the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Winning numerous awards, our efforts included exact replicas of over 1,700 concrete rosette light holders and lamps, restoration of the building’s façade, and replacement of the original Thomas Edison switchgear. To replace light fixtures on the building’s crown, Ace commissioned a craftsman glassblower to hand-make glass globes to match the original 1914 fixtures.

Project Details

  • Type: Public Works
  • Year: 2005
  • Size: 2,500 seats
  • Contractor/Owner: City of San Diego
  • Contract: $900,000
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In 2019 Ace Electric upgraded the lighting at the USC Galen Center, a 255,000 square foot, 10,258 seat arena home to the Trojan’s basketball and volleyball teams. Ace removed the existing sports lighting system and installed 84 new LED sports lighting fixtures, RGB color changing fixtures, and a state of the art lighting control system.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2019
  • Size: See description
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Client: University of Southern California
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Project Overview

In 2018 Ace Electric upgraded the existing sports lighting at the San Diego Sports Arena to new LED lighting and added a state of the art lighting control system. The Sports Arena is San Diego’s premiere sporting facility; home to the San Diego Gulls as well as hosting various concerts, football, lacrosse, basketball, boxing, and circus events.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2018
  • Size: 14,000 Seat Arena
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Contractor/Owner: Musco Lighting
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Project Overview

Sweetwater Union High School District entrusted Ace Electric and Byrom-Davey to renovate their football stadium into a new state of the art facility for their Olympian High School Eagles. Ace installed 2 new sports lighting poles, performed a LED retrofit on 6 existing poles, and upgraded the existing electrical infrastructure.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2020
  • Size: See Description
  • Contractor/Owner: Byrom-Davey / Sweetwater Union High School District
  • Contract: $700,000
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Project Overview

Home to the Storm, Lake Elsinore’s Minor League Baseball Stadium underwent renovation by Ace Electric in January of 2020 to upgrade their sports lighting to LED. Ace removed all of the existing metal-halide fixtures and installed 143 new LED fixtures along with a new state of the art lighting control system to illuminate the field to over 100 foot-candles.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2020
  • Size: See description
  • Contractor/Owner: City of Lake Elsinore
  • Contract: $200,000
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Project Overview

A bit of genius engineering designed to capitalize on unused space, the SDSU Sports Deck brings field sports to life for intrepid college fans atop a massive parking structure. When time came to update its illumination, SDSU tasked Ace with lighting it to specific NCAA television standards. The project included the placement of three 140-foot and three 150-foot Musco light towers with 292 light fixtures. Additionally, we installed switchgear, owner-provided sports lights, power distribution, and Musco Control Link lighting control.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2012
  • Size: 1,000-seat Soccer and Track Stadium
  • Contractor/Owner: San Diego State University
  • Contract: $267,500
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Project Overview

As the largest park in Tustin, Veterans Sports Park boasts over 32 acres of sports fields with 3 baseball fields, 4 soccer fields, 2 basketball courts, 4 tennis courts, 8 pickleball courts, 2 volleyball courts, a skate park, and various concession buildings and other amenities. Ace Electric installed tens of miles of pipe in the ground and over 40 sports lighting poles to help bring this project to life!

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2018
  • Size: 32 Acres
  • Contractor/Owner: Los Angeles Engineering
  • Contract: $4,200,000
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When it comes to performing arts centers, there is nothing Ace can’t accomplish. Our scope for the new 350 seat proscenium theater and black box building included all of the electrical, switchgear, lighting, theatrical lighting and controls, communications, elevator, wheelchair lift, and fire alarm systems. Working as a team with McCarthy Builders, Ace helped bring the lights and sound in this theater to life!

Project Details

  • Type: Education
  • Year: 2019
  • Size: 350 Seat Theater Building
  • Contractor/Owner: McCarthy Building Co
  • Contract: $3,500,000
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Project Overview

Utilizing highly focused vertically stacked LED lighting to minimize light spill and reduce power consumption, Ace helped bring this state of the art field to reality. Located north of Calpulli Center, the ENS Field is available daily for drop-in play and hosts recreational activities including Aztec Recreation and SDSU student programming.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2019
  • Size: 1 Soccer Field
  • Contractor/Owner: Swinerton
  • Contract: $600,000
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Ace Electric contracted directly with San Diego Unified School District to remove the old sports lighting and install four new poles at Chris’ alma mater, the Patriots. This project was especially challenging due to the solid granite hillside that the new foundations were embedded in. Ace drilled for 11 straight days through 20 feet of granite to reach depth and install the new concrete piers.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2019
  • Size: See description
  • Contractor/Owner: San Diego Unified School District
  • Contract: $800,000

Project Overview

What has become one of San Diego’s most celebrated multipurpose urban facilities, the Kroc Center was designed to encompass a Performing Arts Theater, Ice Rink, Aquatic Facility, Family Enhancement Center, Gymnasium, Rock Wall, Skate Park, and Cogeneration Facility. By providing the electrical infrastructure and lighting for this sprawling complex, Ace brought life to the community, and helped realize Mrs. Kroc’s vision for a safe gathering place designed to nurture children’s social skills, arts appreciation and athletic potential.

Project Details

  • Type: Public Works
  • Year: 2002
  • Size: 12.4 acres
  • Contractor/Owner: Roel Construction Co., Inc.
  • Contract: $3,245,000
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Part of a larger, 55-acre outdoor space, this 15-acre sports park was developed by the City of Santee to bring recreation to life in the town. To provide power and illumination for the fun, Ace was contracted to manage sports lighting, electrical distribution, and building electrical on the site. The project’s scope comprised 3 lighted softball/baseball fields, 2 arena soccer fields, 3 football/soccer fields, 2 restaurant areas, an outdoor concert area, and ample parking.

Project Details

  • Type: Public Works
    • Year: 2010
    • Size: 55 acres
    • Contractor/Owner: Western Rim Constructors
    • Contract: $2,690,820
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Project Overview

Design Build Electrical for Restroom/ Concession Building, Path/Walkway and Musco Sports Lighting for a Los Angeles County Community Sports Park. This project is a design-build remodel to an existing sports complex developed by the Los Angeles County Parks. The sports complex included demolition, relighting of existing basketball courts, existing hand ball courts and existing sidewalks. The project also included a new concession and restroom building, new accessible sidewalks, a new football / soccer field and Musco Sports Lighting and a custom design playground area.

Project Details

  • Type: Design Build
  • Year: 2014
  • Size: 80 acres
  • Contractor/Owner: OHNO Construction Company
  • Contract: $1,115,000
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The busiest single-runway commercial airport in the nation, San Diego International Airport brings the city to life with 48,000 passengers a day. Many of those passengers leave their cars behind. To update lighting for various parking lots containing these cars, Ace was tasked to plan and execute a four-phase project to supply electrical infrastructure and LED lighting. Four separate lots comprised the project, including San Park 2, Lot 8, Lot 6 and relocation of the Cellphone Lot.

Project Details

  • Type: Public Works
    • Year: 2014
    • Size: 4 airport parking lots
    • Contractor/Owner: Hazard Construction Company
    • Contract: $2,328,550
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Project Overview

Pioneer High’s need for sports lighting was massive in scope. So, naturally, Ace got the call. The project included the football field, track, home and visitor bleachers, press box, four baseball/softball fields, a 43,320 square-foot field house with comprehensive facilities. Ace provided sports lighting, underground distribution, switchgear, building and site power and lighting, seismic requirements, PA and stadium sound systems, fire alarm, emergency generator, and voice/data/CATV cabling including a fiber backbone system.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2014
  • Size: See description
  • Contractor/Owner: Erickson-Hall Construction/Whittier Union High School District
  • Contract: $1,456,044
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When it came time for a much-needed update to the Centurions’ football and track stadium, Ace was on the job to bring the finished product to life. The undertaking included a complete reconstruction of the field and stadium lighting featuring Musco Sports Lighting. We reconditioned the electrical system and extended it to the existing press box and concession buildings. Finally, we installed a new scoreboard and stadium sound system with the latest system technology.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2012
  • Size: See description
  • Contractor/Owner: Byrom-Davey Inc./San Diego Unified School District
  • Contract: $723,000
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Project Overview

Home to USD sports for over 50 years, Torero Stadium was in need of an expansion and lighting overhaul when the Women’s United Soccer Association deemed it the perfect home for San Diego’s team. To bring life to the Spirit’s new digs, Ace redid electrical distribution for the facility and installed Musco sports lighting for professional caliber illumination. Two sports poles within an SDG&E easement had to be relocated to accommodate the installation of overhead power lines.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2014
  • Size: See description
  • Contractor/Owner: University of San Diego
  • Contract: $202,000
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Project Overview

For more than a decade now, whenever the UCSD Tritons need to bring their sporting events to life, they turn to Ace Electric. Since 2004, we’ve planned and executed four separate projects for the university, each featuring premier Musco sports lighting and electrical distribution. Included are the Warren Field multipurpose soccer/lacrosse fields; a parking structure with rooftop soccer field and archery range; Triton Baseball Field featuring eight 90-foot sports lighting poles with 84 fixtures and FAA warning lights with emergency power; and the Canyon View Aquatic Center.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2004-2013
  • Size: 4 Sports Fields
  • Contractor/Owner: University of California San Diego
  • Contract: $1,200,000
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The world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, Quintiles was looking to enliven their San Diego with enhanced lighting and electrical distribution. Ace brought the project to life with custom imported finishes, fixtures, and furnishings. The selected fixtures accentuated interior architectural details of the space. Kitchen areas were outfitted with custom-skinned, ceiling-hung canopy fixtures. Custom installation of branch wiring allowed for central desk locations in several offices.

Project Details

  • Type: Commercial
  • Year: 2014
  • Size: 28,000 sq ft
  • Contractor/Owner: Pacific Building Group
  • Contract: $338,235
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When one of San Diego’s largest technology companies was looking to fast-track the electrical distribution and lighting for a new lab, they turned to Ace to bring the project to life. With a project consisting of 130,000 square feet of high-tech laboratories and office space, it was no small undertaking. Ace, however, was up to the task, completing the entirety of the job with 72 electricians in just over 90 days. The scope included switchgear, lighting with daylight harvesting, power, emergency power, and fire alarm systems.

Project Details

  • Type: Commercial
  • Year: 2013
  • Size: 130,000 sq ft
  • Contractor/Owner: Lusardi Construction Company
  • Contract: $4,040,820
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Project Overview

Working with funding from state legislation, Palomar College was able to give their performing arts center a much-needed facelift and expansion, enabling the university to bring the arts to life for the community. Ace’s task was to modernize power and lighting for the new facility. In addition to lighting systems, power inverters, and switchgear, the project entailed state-of-the-art theater lighting and dimmer control systems to ensure that future performances are perfectly lit for dramatic effect. State-of-the-art BIM was used in planning and design to ensure the project’s success.

Project Details

  • Type: Education
  • Year: 2013
  • Size: 39,311 sq ft
  • Contractor/Owner: Balfour Beatty Construction/Palomar Community College District
  • Contract: $2,496,860
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The San Diego Community College District’s Continuing Education program was in need of a new building at Mesa College to house the services they offer in bringing the dreams of adult students to life. The two-story, 39,000 square-foot building called for modern lighting controls with daylight dimming and natural ventilation for maximum energy efficiency. Ace utilized BIM 3-D modeling to coordinate power, lighting, fire alarm, security, and cable tray for communications with other building trades and components.

Project Details

  • Type: Education
    • Year: 2012
    • Size: 2 stories, 39,000 sq ft
    • Contractor/Owner: PCL Construction Services, Inc.
    • Contract: $1,426,778
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Southwestern College’s Cesar E. Chavez Student Services Center is the hub of student support on campus and with services including Admissions, Counseling, EOPS, Veterans Services, Disability Support Services, Financial Aid, and many other programs. To bring this 57,000 square-foot, two-story facility to life, Ace was called on to plan and manage electrical systems, power and lighting. The project included high voltage distribution, site lighting, telephone/data cabling, and fire alarm system—all while school was in session.

Project Details

  • Type: Education
  • Year: 2004
  • Size: 57,000 sq ft
  • Contractor/Owner: Douglas E. Barnhart Construction
  • Contract: $890,000
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Project Overview

Chaparral High looked to expand their campus as well as their students’ minds with two new buildings (15,000 square feet), four new modular buildings (11,000 square feet) and a new parking lot addition. These new facilities included a 2,400 square-foot commercial kitchen and culinary arts classroom, as well as science, industrial, art, and technical classrooms. Ace provided extensive site work for panel feeders and new lighting, all of which was completed within the aggressive summer schedule, requiring zero impact for school schedule.

Project Details

  • Type: Education
  • Year: 2014
  • Size: See description
  • Contractor/Owner: Echo Pacific Construction/Grossmont Union High School District
  • Contract: $1,488,500
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Project Overview

More than just a swimming pool, the Aztec Aquaplex is a multifaceted facility that bring athletics and academics to life. Ace provided custom lighting throughout the site, comprising a blend of pole lights, wall lights, and custom floor lights for building exteriors and pathways. The project scope comprised a collegiate competitive swimming pool, recovery spa, three-meter diving board, scoreboard, men’s and women’s locker rooms, and educational areas with large classroom seating and retractable educational boards.

Project Details

  • Type: Education
  • Year: 2007
  • Size: 112,000 sq ft
  • Contractor/Owner: PCL Construction Services, Inc.
  • Contract: $375,000
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Project Overview

Since 1961, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has enhanced the quality of East County life by providing a top notch, affordable education. The 1,138-square-mile district includes two colleges, Grossmont and Cuyamaca. Ace was tasked with providing site lighting, an electrical infrastructure upgrade, and emergency power system on both campuses. Over the course of nine months while school was in session, the project included over 40,000 feet of trench, conduit, wire, and trench repair including sidewalk and pavement replacement.

Project Details

  • Type: Education
  • Year: 2000
  • Size: See description
  • Contractor/Owner: Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
  • Contract: $5,022,227
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Project Overview

Ace Electric contracted directly with the San Diego International Airport to upgrade their Terminal 2 Apron lighting to LED. Working from 10pm to 6am over the course of two weeks, Ace installed over 130 LED fixtures on 43 light poles across Terminal 2 East and West. With a highly skilled operations crew on the ground and a fearless project management team behind their back, Ace executed this project to perfection, all while maneuvering heavy lifting equipment and materials in and out of the tarmac.

Project Details

  • Type: Public Works
  • Year: 2019
  • Size: 43 light poles
  • Contractor/Owner: San Diego Airport Authority
  • Contract: $700,000
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Design Build Electrical for a new 26,000 SF two story STEM center building at the Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences. The STEM center includes 14 classrooms for core subjects and 4 flex-science classrooms, a 10-work-station faculty lounge, restrooms, and other support spaces. Ace Electric was a key team player in the design, modeling, and construction of this state of the art facility.

Project Details

  • Type: Design Build
  • Year: 2020
  • Size: 26,000 SF, 2 Story Building
  • Contractor/Owner: Lusardi Construction Company
  • Contract: $1,400,000
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When the Eagles wanted to light their existing sports fields, they tasked none other than Ace Electric and Musco Sports Lighting to get the job done right. Ace completed a full electrical design, submitted a permit set of plans to the City, coordinated a new utility service with SCE, and made sure the Owner got what they wanted when they wanted it.

Ace installed more than 20,000 feet of underground conduit, 15 sports lighting foundations, a new 800A electrical service, communications conduits and fiber feeds throughout the facility, and tie-in to the existing campus electrical utility; all while working around existing fields, tracks, landscaping, and students. Ace utilized boring equipment, cranes, drill rigs, concrete pumpers, excavators, and other heavy equipment to get everything in place. And at the end of the day, you couldn’t even tell we were there.

Project Details

  • Type: Design Build
  • Year: 2020
  • Size: Three Sports Fields
  • Contractor/Owner: Concordia University Irvine
  • Contract: $600,000
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Ace Electric is currently operating as a design-assist contractor with Balfour Beatty Construction to design and construct a new state of the art facility for Mira Costa Community College in Oceanside. The facility includes a new 600 stall parking lot and three buildings totaling over 75,000 square feet.

Project Details

  • Type: Design Build
  • Year: Currently Under Construction
  • Size: 75,000 SF
  • Contractor/Owner: Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Contract: $5,000,000
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In 2018 Ace Electric helped the Braves build a state of the art stadium by installing six new sports lighting poles, emergency lighting systems, electrical switchgear, a scoreboard, press box electrical, fire alarm system, decorative site lighting, step lighting, PA system, and communications system. The field was lit to light levels capable of national broadcast television.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2018
  • Size: 5,000 Seat Stadium
  • Location: Bellflower, CA
  • Client: Byrom-Davey
  • Contract: $1,000,000

Project Overview

When the Toreros want new lighting they call on Ace Electric. In 2019 Ace upgraded their Jenny Craig Pavilion to a new state of the art LED lighting and control system.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2019
  • Size: 5,100 Seat Arena
  • Location: San Diego
  • Contractor/Owner: University of San Diego

Project Overview

Completed in 2016, SDSU Recreation Field was designed and built for drop in play and hosts recreational and intermural sports leagues. Ace installed all of the electrical infrastructure and sports lighting systems. As part of this project, regular meetings were held with the owner, design team, contractors, and construction manager to allow for open communication of the design and construction. Ace and Musco were brought into the project early on to help consult on the design and engage with the owner to help reduce the risk of constructability issues.

Project Details

  • Type: Sports
  • Year: 2016
  • Size: See description
  • Client: CW Driver
  • Contract: $550,000
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