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: Civic
  • Year: 2002
  • Size: 12.4 acres
  • Contractor/Owner: Roel Construction Co., Inc.
  • Contract: $3,245,000
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Project Overview

Corps Headquarters for the Salvation Army in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, the Sierra del Mar Division Administration Building is a 50,000 square-foot, 3-story facility. Ace managed comprehensive electrical services for a retrofit for the building, designed to ensure the organization could continue its noble mission into the future with a modern and efficient infrastructure in place. Our services included complete installation of electrical systems, lighting, power requirements, and fire alarm systems.

Project Details

  • Type: Civic
  • Year: 2000
  • Size: 50,000 sq ft
  • Contractor/Owner: Roel Construction Co., Inc.
  • Contract: $220,000
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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: Civic
  • Year: 2005
  • Size: 2,500 seats
  • Contractor/Owner: City of San Diego
  • Contract: $900,000
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Project Overview

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: Civic
    • 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: Civic
  • Year: 2014
  • Size: 80 acres
  • Contractor/Owner: OHNO Construction Company
  • Contract: $1,115,000
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Project Overview

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: Civic
    • Year: 2014
    • Size: 4 airport parking lots
    • Contractor/Owner: Hazard Construction Company
    • Contract: $2,328,550
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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

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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Project Overview

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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Project Overview

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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Project Overview

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

Located on the scenic San Diego Harbor, this Residence Inn by Marriott was built in a prime location and designed with modern flourishes. Ace was tapped to bring to life the true charm of this 121-unit, four-story hotel. The project scope comprised power and lighting for site area, pool, meeting rooms, fitness center and guest suites. Included were tele/data/CATV cabling, as well as fire alarm, security and electrical systems.

Project Details

  • Type: Commercial
  • Year: 1999
  • Size: 121 units
  • Contractor/Owner: Roel Construction Co., Inc.
  • Contract: $600,000
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Project Overview

Situated in one of San Diego’s most important commercial districts, this Residence Inn by Marriott is a critical property for the hotel chain. Ace got the call to plan and execute electrical distribution and lighting for the 192-unit hotel. Bringing the numerous amenities of the property to life comprised power and lighting for site area, pool, activity area, meeting rooms, fitness center and guest suites. Included were tele/data/CATV cabling, fire alarm, security and electrical systems.

Project Details

  • Type: Commercial
  • Year: 2003
  • Size: 192 room Hotel
  • Contractor/Owner: MW Builders, Inc.
  • Contract: $1,200,000
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Project Overview

Located in the coastal community of Carlsbad in North County San Diego, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa is a sprawling 12-acre facility. Ace was called up to bring to life the main road to the two hotels onsite, including street lighting, parking lighting, and pathway lighting. The SGD&E primary system connected two major thoroughfares with all vaults, pads, and manholes. Other utilities included telephone, fiber optic, and TV utility backbone conduits, which were installed in joint trench with manholes and vaults as required.

Project Details

  • Type: Commercial
  • Year: 2008
  • Size: 12 acres
  • Contractor/Owner: Hazard Construction Company
  • Contract: $1,700,000
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Project Overview

The aim of this sizable lighting project was to bring life to some 2,274 parking spaces in a 1.2 million square-foot parking lot servicing several major big-box retailers in one of San Diego’s busiest commercial districts. The LED retrofit featured state-of-the-art dimming light arrays and automated lighting control for maximum power load shedding. The results would save the owner and tenant power usage and, of course, money. Poles were low level and custom painted with futurist lighting arrays to showcase current designs.

Project Details

  • Type: Commercial
  • Year: 2012
  • Size: 2,274 parking spaces 1,288,000 sq ft site /li>
  • Contractor/Owner: Eleven Western Builders
  • Contract: $682,000
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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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Project Overview

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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Project Overview

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

The only program of its kind in the nation, Veterans Village is a residential SRO facility dedicated to homeless military veterans throughout San Diego County. So that they might bring life to the dreams of more veterans in need, Veterans Village turned to Ace for our electrical contracting expertise during a five-phase project comprising the demolition of existing facilities, modernization of existing grounds, and construction of five new buildings. The facilities included educational rooms, office areas, and fully equipped living quarters.

Project Details

  • Type: Residential
  • Year: 2010
  • Size: 120 units
  • Contractor/Owner: Haney CMS
  • Contract: $715,000
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Project Overview

A unique residential facility in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, Rancho Carrillo Apartments was designed to accommodate low-income renters within one of the region’s most desirable locations. Serving all the family types, the facility was comprised a total of 116 units. To bring this project to life, Ace was tapped to plan and execute comprehensive electrical distribution and lighting for the complex. Each stylishly appointed apartment required electrical, lighting, and telephone/data/CATV cabling.

Project Details

  • Type: Residential
  • Year: 2000
  • Size: 116 Units
  • Contractor/Owner: Roel Construction Co., Inc.
  • Contract: $553,000
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Project Overview

Located on Coronado Island, Fiddler’s Cove RV Park is one of the Navy’s finest, offering scenic views of San Diego Bay and Downtown skyline. To assist the Navy in expanding the park by 59 RV spaces, Ace planned and executed the installation of new RV Park power pedestals with tele/CATV cabling for each. A new service and system distribution was housed in the laundry/restroom, and site pole lighting and bollards were used for egress lighting throughout the park.

Project Details

  • Type: Residential
  • Year: 2014
  • Size: 59 RV Spaces
  • Contractor/Owner: Soltek Pacific Construction/U.S. Navy
  • Contract: $505,093
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