Auburn Valley Golf Club Renovation: MEP Engineering and Energy Case Study, Auburn, CA

Project Overview:

The Auburn Valley Golf Club and Event Center renovation project in Auburn Valley, CA, aimed to revitalize an existing golf club and event center by replacing all interior wall, floor, and ceiling finishes while also adding changing rooms and saunas to both men’s and women’s locker rooms. Given the absence of as-built drawings, the engineering firm, InnoDez, undertook a comprehensive engineering survey to gather crucial information about the existing MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) conditions.

Address: 8800 Auburn Valley Rd, Auburn, CA 95602

Auburn Valley Golf Center MEP Engineering


  1. Lack of As-Built Drawings: The absence of accurate as-built drawings posed a significant challenge, necessitating an extensive survey to understand the existing MEP infrastructure.
  2. Integration of New Facilities: Incorporating changing rooms and saunas into the existing structure required careful planning to ensure seamless integration with the MEP systems.
  3. Energy Efficiency Goals: With sustainability in mind, the client sought to optimize energy usage and reduce environmental impact throughout the renovation process.

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  1. Engineering Survey: InnoDez conducted a thorough survey of the existing MEP systems, including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing components. This involved on-site inspections and assessments to gather accurate data for the renovation design.
  2. MEP Design and Integration: Utilizing the survey data, InnoDez developed comprehensive MEP designs tailored to the specific needs of the renovated golf club and event center. Special attention was given to integrating the new changing rooms and saunas with the existing MEP infrastructure.
  3. Energy Modeling and Analysis: In collaboration with the client, InnoDez employed energy modeling techniques to evaluate the energy performance of the renovated facility. This included analyzing potential energy-saving measures and recommending solutions to improve efficiency.
  4. Sustainable Solutions: To align with the client’s sustainability objectives, InnoDez proposed various eco-friendly solutions, such as energy-efficient HVAC systems, LED lighting, and water-saving plumbing fixtures.

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  1. MEP Installation: InnoDez oversaw the installation of the new MEP systems, ensuring compliance with design specifications and local building codes. Close coordination with contractors and subcontractors was maintained throughout the construction phase.
  2. Energy Management Systems: Advanced energy management systems were installed to monitor and optimize energy usage in real-time, providing the client with valuable insights into the facility’s performance.
  3. Commissioning and Testing: Following installation, InnoDez conducted rigorous commissioning and testing procedures to verify the functionality and performance of the MEP systems. Any issues or discrepancies were promptly addressed to ensure optimal operation.

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  1. Enhanced Facility Functionality: The renovation project successfully modernized the Auburn Valley Golf Club and Event Center, providing updated amenities and facilities to enhance the overall experience for members and guests.
  2. Improved Energy Efficiency: Through the implementation of energy-efficient MEP systems and sustainable solutions, the renovated facility achieved significant reductions in energy consumption, lowering operational costs and environmental impact.
  3. Client Satisfaction: The client expressed satisfaction with the quality of work delivered by InnoDez, praising the team’s expertise, attention to detail, and commitment to meeting project goals within budget and schedule constraints.

Auburn Valley Golf Center MEP Engineering


The Auburn Valley Golf Club and Event Center renovation project exemplifies the importance of thorough MEP engineering and energy analysis in revitalizing existing facilities. By overcoming challenges such as the lack of as-built drawings and integrating new amenities seamlessly, InnoDez Engineering Design helped transform the facility into a modern, energy-efficient destination while meeting the client’s objectives for sustainability and functionality.

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