Efficient Office Building Electrical Design

Every business is built on smart resource management. At MPE Consulting, we make sure that you never waste a watt of power. Our approach in office building electrical design in San Diego, CA, incorporates technology, training, and customer-specific technical assessments to deliver a truly modernized infrastructure.


General Atomics Buildings 16 & 17


  • Complete Headquarter relocation.
  • Integrated new tier 25,000sf server room.
  • System ties into additional three buildings for building interconnection and power backup.
  • New generator design incorporated a 300kW generator with the capacity for the server room and additional building backup requirements.
  • The completion of these designs led to over 450,000sf of additional tenant improvements for General Atomics.

General Atomics

Krenek Design Group

General Contractor

Size & Description
140,000sf 2 stories 2 buildings

Illumina Building 2


  • Provided complete short circuit, coordination and arc flash report for new and existing switchgear.
  • Design services for emergency power distribution for labs along with addition of a 225kVA transformer and 800A 208V switchgear at each floor. Twelve 208V panels added for new lab branch circuit homeruns.
  • Shop drawings and submittals for all performed work per specification.
  • Close out documents including owner training sessions of electrical system operations.
  • Mechanical system design/connections (HVAC and plumbing systems).
  • Lighting design and controls system based on meeting the LEED requirements.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities


General Contractor
DPR Construction

Size & Description
166,798sf of laboratory and manufacturing space.

Other Clients

  • AME Lilly
  • Cymer
  • EnXco
  • Genoptix
  • Life Technologies
  • Nokia
  • NuVasive Inc.
  • Callaway Golf
  • CBRE
  • Celgene
  • Cornerstone
  • Datron Executive Office
  • El Cajon Social Security Office
  • Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects
  • Kaiser Premanente
  • Lankford
  • Legends
  • Prometheus
  • RedIT
  • SAIC – Vista
  • San Pasqual Administration Building
  • Sangart
  • Steven Elia Law Offices
  • Taylormade
  • Venture Corporation
  • ViaSat