PES Project Profile

Murrell Dobbins CTE High School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Project Details

  • Project Cost: $38 million
  • Design Awarded: December 2015
  • Design Completed: November 2016
  • Construction Completion: December 2018

  • Scope of Services

    • Power & Relighting with LED Fixtures
    Electric Service Upgrade
    • Auditorium Theatrical Lighting
    • Auditorium & Gymnasium Sound System
    • Emergency Generator Installation
    • Wet Pipe Sprinkler System with Fire Pump
    Fire Alarm, IT, Security System
    • Steam Heating Plant Replacement
    • New Ahu with DX cooling

    Key Services Provided

    • Pre-Design Services and Program Confirmation including ADA compliance and Code compliance
    • Schematic Design Documentation
    • Design Development
    • Construction Documentation
    • Value Engineering Services
    • Bid Documents
    • Permits during city, state and federal government agency reviews
    • New Ahu with DX cooling

    Client Reference

    Mr. Gerald Thompson
    Contracts Manager
    School District of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    Tel: 215-400-5256

Mechanical and Plumbing Upgrades, and Electrical Upgrades

PES provided design services for Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical upgrades. The Mechanical and Plumbing upgrades included provision of new heating plant with new boilers using existing steam generation. It also included replacement of 10% of existing unit ventilators (UV) and replacement of worn parts with existing UVs.

This project’s scope of work generally consists of new 13.2 kV, 3-phase Electric Service, new Power Distribution throughout, full relighting & fire alarm of the building, new fire protection system, also replacement of the existing heating plant consisting of (3) new steam boilers, feedwater units, chemical and water treatment, transfer pumps, natural gas booster pumps, sump, and new Automatic Temperature Controls for the entire school. The four Central Fans rooms will be rehabilitated which includes new fan casings, new steam coils, rewound fan motors, new steam control valves, and automatic controls.

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Fire protection Engineering