SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno Efficient Sustainable Practices (ESP), a division of Reno Contracting, has been selected to provide Energy and Water Conservation Services to the County of San Diego under its energy and water sustainability program. In conjunction with the County of San Diego Department of General Services, Reno ESP will guide and support the County in its pursuit to lower energy and operational costs, drive down greenhouse gas emissions, as well as reduce water consumption. These efforts will further the County's goal of realizing local agency leadership in energy and water conservation while providing sustainable benefits to county taxpayers with utility and maintenance cost savings.
In response to the County's desire to hire a dynamic, progressive, and widely experienced team, Reno ESP designed a strategic leadership relationship with Brummitt Energy Associates and Environmental Building Strategies. The wider team of specialty subconsultants also includes Redhorse Corporation, Advanced Onsite Systems and the California Center for Sustainable Energy.
The program's efforts encompass the County of San Diego's entire portfolio with over 1,100 diverse facilities such as offices, community centers, health service centers, libraries, jails, parks, and fleet garages totaling 7.3 million square feet. Reno ESP will identify and design enhancement projects that reduce water and energy consumption and promote sustainability, including alternative transportation, all of which will first be analyzed for their lifecycle financial benefit. Reno will employ a vast array of specialized technical services including LEED consulting, whole building energy assessments, building energy/water usage analysis, distributed generation development and building commissioning services to formulate sustainability recommendations for detailed energy and water conservation projects.
"Through our Efficient Sustainable Practices division, Reno Contracting helps local government agencies and private companies achieve operational efficiencies and reduce costs through promotion of alternative energy and the strategic deployment of high performance building systems," said Reno President Walt Fegley. "We are excited to provide leadership to the County of San Diego team on their program to create healthier living, learning and working environments, while reducing operating costs and helping to achieve the goals of the President's Task Force on Climate Change."
Founded in 1993, Reno Contracting has dedicated itself to progressive efficient processes, quality people and exemplary values in order to deliver outstanding value and service to clients. Reno specializes in build-to-suit services for the biotech, medical, commercial, industrial and retail industries; solar PV; sustainable "green" construction; and tenant improvements. In 2009, Reno launched Reno Efficient Sustainable Practices, to help enhance the efficiencies and drive down operating costs of new and existing buildings.
For further information on Reno Contracting, please visit www.renocon.com.
For further information on Brummitt Energy Associates Inc, please visit www.brummitt.com.
For further information on Environmental Building Strategies LLC, please visit www.ebsconsultants.com.
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