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Extra Space Self Storage – Irvine, CA

Project Scope

The MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) design for the Extra Space self-storage project in Irvine, CA included HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems to regulate temperature and air quality, electrical systems for lighting and power in the storage space as well as complete MEP design for the office area. The design was energy efficient and cost-effective, in order to minimize operating costs and maximize profitability for the self-storage facility.


Irvine, CA

Company Description

Extra Space Storage is a self-storage company that operates in the United States. It provides storage units of various sizes and amenities, such as climate control, drive-up access, and 24-hour security. The company was founded in 1977 and has grown to become one of the largest self-storage providers in the country, with over 1,800 locations in 40 states

Services Provided by Pro Engineering

Worked with architect Ariel L Valli Architects, provided full mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design.

The Challenge

  • Provide efficient mechanical design without over-designing the system. Provide adequate airflow with minimal ductwork. Effective electrical design to account for large site and to minimize voltage drop accordingly.
  • Focus on budget and meeting Extra Space standards.

The Solution

  • Minimized ducting on storage HVAC with minimal ductwork at fan coils by placing fan coils in strategic locations around corridor.

The Result

Why They Chose Pro Engineering

Long history of working with Ariel L Valli on many successful self-storage projects.