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400 Corporate Pointe
400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City, CA 90230
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Arden's 400 Corporate Pointe property located at 400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, California is a 170,000 rentable square foot building that is 98% occupied. As part of the company's ongoing energy efficiency program, 400 Corporate Pointe, constructed in 1989, was chosen as a candidate for the installation of a building wide lighting retrofit. This addition was conceived as part of the overall efficiency enhancement at the property. A typical Arden lighting retrofit was accomplished by replacing T-12 light tubes with T-8 light tubes. Electronic ballasts were also installed. The incandescent and fluorescent exit signs were replaced with LED exit signs using only two watts per fixture. Also installed were occupancy sensors throughout the building to reduce unoccupied lighting energy.

The Siemens Energy Management System installed controls all fan operation, chiller loading, load shedding, start/stop timing, and condenser water temperature. We control and reset the supply air temperature as well as the static pressure.

In addition to all the lighting and mechanical upgrades, many no cost / low cost measures were taken that reduced energy consumption. These included:

Arden's engineering department recognizes the financial impact of electrical demand charges, and as such, targets their operation towards peak demand reduction. By monitoring electrical demand levels and establishing a peak target, the energy management systems are programmed to selectively reset equipment to keep the demand within defined limits while never compromising occupant comfort.

The payback for these initiatives is approximately three years with an increase in tenant satisfaction and comfort.

Arden Realty, Inc., with over 240 buildings in seven markets, is currently the largest commercial office landlord in Southern California, operating over 18 million rentable square feet with an additional 285,000 square feet under development. We have completed 32 HVAC plant retrofits, 47 EMS systems, 20 carbon monoxide sensor projects and 117 individual building lighting retrofits, including occupancy sensor installation. Arden Realty has also completed seven cogeneration plants and one solar photovoltaic array with a total capacity of three megawatts.





Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Transwestern or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

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Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2001 (96)
2002 (99)
2003 (98)
2005 (96)
2006 (92)
2011 (75)
2012 (79)
2013 (75)

Facility Type: Office

Total Floorspace: 164598 sf

Year Constructed: 1989

Contract Type: None

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