Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex

Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex Case Study

Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex Case Study

Facility Modernization Project

This project used proven-effective technologies to maximize utility savings and fund critical infrastructure needs.

Pennsylvania released an RFP seeking to modernize its Capitol complex. The goal: dramatically reduce utility costs while upgrading antiquated building systems.

TEN won the right to implement this project through the State’s streamlined Guaranteed Energy Savings Act (GESA).

PA State Capital Complex

Customer Profile

Pennsylvania’s Department of General Services (DGS) is a national leader in implementing innovative, cost-effective facility modernization projects.

Working with visionary state leaders, TEN implemented a comprehensive project that maximized energy savings, using cutting-edge engineered solutions and inventive operational strategies.

Technical Components

  • Upgraded over 20,000 lighting fixtures using cutting edge LED technology

  • Installed three new magnetic-bearing chillers and pumps with smart controls

  • Modernized building controls and retro-commissioned utility distribution systems.

  • Utilized innovative technologies (like chilled water plant optimization software) as well as timetested low-cost measures (like passive window film to reduce summer heat gain)

By the numbers

  • $18.3M+

    Project Size

  • $1.2M+

    Guaranteed Annual Savings

  • 6.4K

    Tons of CO₂ Annual Environmental Savings

  • 50%+

    Diverse Enterprise Participation

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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