North Park Apartments

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB), was retained by Equity Residential to perform feasibility assessment and roof integration design services for this 205kW roof mounted building.

North Park Apartments is 10 building, 550-unit apartment complex located in Northern California. Each building has one- and two-bedroom apartments ranging in size from 520 SF to 1014 SF.

ABB used energy analysis and life cycle cost analysis to determine the economic value associated with each proposed energy conservation measures and renewable energy generation technologies. This process involved technical investigation and modeling of each proposed measure, determination of the installation cost, estimate of operations and maintenance costs over time, and an energy financial analysis to rank the findings.

ABB services included installation of roof-mounted solar PV system. ABB’s scope of work included complete development, custom high rack mount design, energy engineering and installation, start-up, and commissioning of the system.