The Girard

The Girard
Philadelphia, PA
Fire Protection
LEED Silver
325,000 SF

This 23-story, luxury tower is the second building to be built within National Real Estate Development’s multi-phase redevelopment project of East Market, which includes an entire city block of Philadelphia. The tower includes amenities such as a dog run and outdoor and indoor play area for children, a 25-meter-long lap pool, fitness center, game room, demonstration kitchen and library. 

Bala provided the MEP/FP engineering services this residential high-rise which includes 220,000 SF of residential and amenity spaces, as well as 105,000 SF of office and retail space. 

This project includes the design & documentation of a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system to service the West Tower, Levels 3-24. The integrated CHP system will include an integrated single package with 2 high-pressure natural gas C65 ICHP Microturbines, each with a hot water heat exchanger to be used for the domestic water heating system for the residential levels.

The building also incorporated many sustainable features and achieved LEED Silver certification. 

Fast Facts:
240 Apartments
105000SF Office and Retail