Villa Del Comanche Apartments is an affordable housing complex in Arvin, CA that completed an energy efficiency and sustainability renovation in 2017.
- Project Name: Villa Del Comanche
- Location: Arvin, CA
- Client: Highland Property Development, Inc.
- Green Building Program(s): CTCAC, PG&E Multifamily Upgrade Program
- Buildings/Units/Stories: 7 Buildings; 57 units; 2 stories
E3 California was contracted to complete the CTCAC Sustainable Building Methods (workbook) for the Application and Placed In Service phases, to coordinate with the PG&E MUP incentive program administratively, perform the test-in site assessment, and to field verify the installation of all required energy efficiency measures for the program and CTCAC.
Built in 1979-80, the upgraded energy measures at the property included new HVAC systems rated at 95% AFUE, 14 SEER/11 EER; new vinyl windows with an average U-factor 0.28/ SHGC 0.24; new Shingle Cool Roofing; and Energy Star refrigerators. The calculated percent improvement from existing conditions as determined by the PG&E Multifamily Upgrade program (MUP) was 24%.