San Diego, CA

Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel

Our design-assist experience helped to create an energy-efficient hotel and convention center.

Exterior view of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel

Value Delivered

We provided design-assist services for this 30-story, 1,190-room hotel project. Our HVAC solutions helped Hilton Hotels create a high-performance facility with energy-efficient systems designed for maximum guest comfort.

Client Objectives

Hilton Hotels needed a reliable, experienced, and innovative HVAC contractor for their new 30-story hotel and convention center in San Diego. UMEC-CA was chosen for our design-assist experience, as well as our state-of-the-art technical expertise and extensive resources.


For this project we:

  • Installed the hotel’s full array of HVAC equipment, consisting of: 
    • Three 845-ton water cooler chillers
    • Three 845-ton cooling towers
    • Six chilled water pumps
    • Three condenser water pumps
    • Two heating hot water boilers and six pumps
    • Two 167-horsepower steam boilers
    • Four-pipe vertical fan coils in all 1,190 guest rooms
    • 22 air-handling units in the five-level event space, capable of servicing more than 55,000 cubic feet per minute

Client Background

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest hotel brands in the world.