The data center and critical systems sector requires exacting environmental controls, fail-safe control design, comprehensive security solutions, advanced fire detection and suppression systems, and 24/7 emergency response. Accuracy, consistency, and the highest standards of installation quality are critical to business operations. Climatec is proud to serve a growing portfolio of world-class critical system customers.

First American Financial Data Center – Santa Ana, California

First American Financial Corporation is the nation’s leading provider of real estate-related financial and information services. With more than 17,000 employees around the world, Climatec was chosen to install an Alerton BACnet building management system in the 80,000 square foot First American Corporate Data Center in Santa Ana, California.

The system includes control and monitoring of redundant chilled water systems, three air-cooled chillers and two cooling towers. Along with VAV air handling units, hot water systems and constant volume and variable volume terminal units. The project utilized an Ethernet backbone throughout the facility, which integrates several building system protocols.


    • Centrifugal York Chillers (BACnet)
    • Liebert Sitelink (BACnet)
      • Computer room air conditioning units
      • UPS
      • Power Distribution Modules
      • Automatic Transfer System
      • Battery Backup System
  • Lighting Control System (BACnet)
  • Notifier Fire Alarm System (BACnet)
  • Transient Voltage Surge Suppressor (BACnet)
  • Fuel Transfer System (MODBUS)
  • Switchgear/Emergency Generator (MODBUS)
  • Hydrogen Detection System (MODBUS)

Internap – Redondo Beach, California

Internap, offers a combination of end-to-end services, high-performance technologies and a solid commitment that has helped thousands of enterprises transform their IT Infrastructure into a competitive advantage. In 2012, Internap opened its latest data center in Redondo Beach.

The company-controlled facility has been designed from the ground up to meet rapidly-growing enterprise application and power consumption demands, providing the highest levels of scalability, redundancy and energy efficiency.

Once fully-developed, the 55,000 square foot Los Angeles facility is expected to receive LEED Platinum certification, the highest level of LEED certification available. With the ability to support 12kW at the rack level, the advanced infrastructure design boasts concurrent maintainability, which takes reliability to a whole new level. In addition, it will come already fit for hybrid hosting — giving clients the ability to connect colocation and manage hosting and cloud environments into one secure, locked-down Layer 2 Virtual LAN (VLAN) connection.

San Diego Gas & Electric – Rancho Bernardo, California

San Diego Gas & Electric, the Energy provider in San Diego County, has aggressively been pursuing competitively-priced renewable power to meet California’s energy requirements.

As part of their efforts, SDGE has been in the process of consolidating their decentralized data center environment for the last ten years. Since 2006, they have enhanced their mechanical systems and building control systems to achieve a 15% reduction in energy costs with a 27% increase in server count. With infrastructure improvements and a fully-integrated data monitoring system, SDG&E has been able to increase reliability over 80%.