Community College of Allegheny County

Campus Modernization Program

Community College of Allegheny County modernized energy systems to save money and achieve ambitious sustainability goals, “demonstrating our resolve to be an environmentally conscientious institution and reduce our carbon footprint.”

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) selected TEN to help the South Campus modernize its facilities while achieving ambitious energy efficiency and sustainability goals.

TEN collaborated with campus leaders and stakeholders to develop a comprehensive project plan. Major project features included modernization of major HVAC systems on a compressed project timeline.

CCAC Campus

Customer Profile

The Community College of Allegheny County provides affordable access to quality education, preparing the region’s residents for academic, professional, and personal success.

CCAC provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.

Technical Components

  • Campus-wide analysis of energy usage and sustainability opportunities

  • Retro-commissioning of major mechanical systems

  • Complete lighting upgrade

  • Central plant modernization, upgrading boilers, chillers, pumps, and domestic hot water systems

By the numbers


Annual Operational Savings


Guaranteed Utility Savings


kWh of Electricity Saved Annually


MCF Gas Saved Annually


Gallons of Water Saved Annually


Tons of CO₂ Reduced Annually (Projected)

1501 Reedsdale St, Ste 401
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
800 North 3rd Street, Ste 203
Harrisburg, PA 17102
600 Germantown Pike, Ste 400
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462



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