100 Stonewood Ctr
Downey, CA 90241
The JCPenney Store No. 1337 located in Downey, California, Los Angeles County, opened in 1969 at the Stonewood Shopping Center. The store is a gross 202,121 square-feet with a net sales floor space of 144,510 square-feet. The Downey store achieved ENERGY STAR certification in 2008.
Unlike some retail stores, the Downey store does not have the luxury of having the latest HVAC equipment or energy technologies such as motion sensors and lighting controls. Because of proper maintenance and employee awareness and engagement, this store is a prime example of what occupants/operators can obtain given the conditions of their building.
When evaluating this store, a JCPenney representative conducted an energy audit and concluded:
-- All HVAC equipment and systems are working properly
-- The maintenance of air conditioning equipment and systems is satisfactory and providing the necessary amount of fresh air into the store
-- Lighting levels and store temperatures were satisfactory
Based on the energy trend graphs, the store had managed to maintain an ENERGY STAR score in the 75-76 margin for then entire year, using just over 40-KBTU/sq.ft. on average.
In the current times, with everyones focus on energy technologies solving our energy problems, the Downey store is a prime example that even a 40-year old store, can still be efficient by associate awareness and proper maintenance.
JCPenney continues to invest in projects to reduce this building's environmental impact and promote energy efficiency. JCPenney has expanded the Home Office initiatives to over 1000 retail stores through the use of continued education, awareness and energy reduction programs.
Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by JCPenney 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.
Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
Facility Type: Retail Store
Total Floorspace: 202121 sf
Year Constructed: 1969
Contract Type: None