Peirce College

Prioritizing HVAC replacements & upgrades through energy modeling


Higher Education


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




While assisting long-time service client Peirce College through the capital budgeting process, Southland developed a prioritized list of HVAC replacements and upgrades based on condition and lifecycle cost. 

Our Approach 

Through energy modeling, the Southland team presented an energy cost-savings that completely funded the initial cost of the project. The retrofit project included a boiler plant upgrade, heat pump replacements, and a new building automation system, as well as additional replacements and upgrades for aging equipment.  


Southland successfully engineered, built, and commissioned each piece of the project. In total, Southland obtained over $20,000 of PECO Act 129 rebates on behalf of the owner. The project was completed on time and on budget, without a single change order request. Following project completion, we continuously provide Peirce College ongoing energy monitoring to ensure that pre-project expectation is met. 

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