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Oakland Zoo - California Trail

Contract: $4.3M / General Contractor: Overaa

Fifteen structures on 20 acres within the 61 acre Knowland Park - The exhibit will feature live native animal and plant exhibits including grizzly bears, California condors, bald eagles, jaguars, mountain lions, gray wolf and bison.

Union City BART Station

Contract: $1.4M / General Contractor: Thompson Builders

Remodel of the Union City BART Station. 

Rinconada Water Treatment Plant & Vasona Pump Station Operations Buildings

Contract: $1.8M / General Contractor: SJ Amoroso Construction

Smith & Sons Electric, along with SJ Amoroso Construction, modernized a 48 year old operations building at the Rinconada Water Treatment Plant.  This facility monitors and controls every phase of the treatment process and the raw water delivery system. Smith & Sons Electric provided seismic upgrades, electrical and instrumentation systems, and modified the existing fire alarm and camera system.

San Jose Environmental & Innovation Center

Contract: $1.8M / General Contractor: RJT Construction

The San Jose Environmental Innovation Center (EIC) is a first of its kind “green enterprise” facility that houses services for residents and clean tech entrepreneurs, all working for a healthy environment and economy in our region. With the help of the Federal New Markets Tax Credit, San Jose transformed a marginal property into a showcase of energy and water efficient practices. The Environmental Services Department is the building owner and tenant coordinator.

The EIC and services offered by its tenants contribute to San Jose’s green vision goals. These goals include: diverting waste from landfills, creating clean tech jobs, retrofitting buildings to be green, and replacing streetlights with smart zero emission lights. Other benefits accrue from the services offered by the EIC’s three tenants.

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