Horry Georgetown Technical College Grand Strand Campus Lighting Upgrades
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Completion Date: 2021
Total Construction Cost: $6,264,508
The Grand Strand Campus of Horry Georgetown Technical College is located on the 72 acre site of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. The Campus is the headquarters for the College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division and home of the famous International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach.
GWA performed electrical engineering services for a complete campus modernization, masterplanning, and establishing lighting standards to be utilized on all campuses. The work required presenting to and working with the Community Appearance Board, a study of lighting levels, and careful design to minimize lighting trespass on adjacent residential areas.
Phase 1 of GWA’s services included an evaluation of existing lighting conditions, sitewide light readings, reporting of deficiencies, and evaluation of existing electrical infrastructure.
Phase 2 services included assisting HGTC in developing a Campus Lighting Standard for use on future site adaptations at other campuses, as well as designing new pathway lighting, landscape lighting, power to serve pond aeration equipment and landscape irrigation, and coordination with Santee Cooper for leased lighting for campus parking lots.