Weatherup Center

Building Information

U.S. Green Building Council member emblemThis building, named after its largest donors Craig and Connie Weatherup, is located southeast of the Bill Kajikawa Football Practice Fields. It is a 51,290-gross-square-foot basketball practice facility, housing both the men’s and women’s basketball programs, and providing space for teams to practice, train, and study. The Weatherup Center boasts state-of-the-art practice areas, locker rooms, offices, team meeting areas, and AV support. Features of the center include two full-size basketball courts, four half courts, offices and film rooms for coaches, training areas, classrooms, locker rooms, and storage and equipment rooms. The facility also is used for summer camps and other athletic department events.

Campus Location: Tempe
Gross Square Footage: 51,290
Total Project Cost: $22,000,000 (privately funded)
Architect: Gould Evans / HOK Spot
Construction Team: Mortensen Construction
Project Start Date: April 2008
Project End Date: May 2009



Solar Information



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Full Solar Data

Campus: Tempe

Number of Inverters: 1

Address: 521 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ 85287

Inverter Rating: 135 kWac

Peak DC Output: 141 kWdc

Inverter Model: PowerGate

Annual Production FY 2021: 233,981 kWh

Inverter Manufacturer: SatCon Technology Corporation

Average Daily Production FY 2021: 639 kWh

Racking System: SunLink Corporation

Capacity Factor FY 2021: 18.88%

System Type: 20-degree Ballasted

Commissioned Date: 9/2010

System Designer/Installer: Ameresco Southwest, Inc.

Number of Panels: 672

System Owner: NRG Energy, Inc.

Panel Size: 210 Wdc

Contract Type: Qualified Management Agreement

Panel Model: KD210GX-LPU(ZT)

REC Incentive: $0.18/kWh (APS)

Panel Type: Polycrystalline

Total Project Cost: $1,186,469

Panel Manufacturer: Kyocera Solar, Inc.