The Girard

Philadelphia, PA
Fire Protection
Pursuing LEED Silver
325,000 SF

Located in the East Market neighborhood, this tower is one of two on the East Market property being developed by National Real Estate Associates.  This development project will balance the large retail establishments with shopping and dining, offices and contemporary living options. 

Bala is providing MEP/FP engineering services for the design of a new residential tower with 240-units.  The new building will include 220,000 SF of residential and amenity spaces, as well as 105,000 SF of office and retail space. The project is being design to achieve LEED Silver certification. 

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 two 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

Fast Facts:
240 Apartments
105000SF Office and Retail