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Plymouth County Correctional Facility – Energy Design Build

The project includes the final design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of various energy conservation measures.


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Contractor: Thielsch Engineering, Inc.
Estimated Project Cost: $3,868,976
Estimated Annual Cost savings $520,054

Annual savings:

  • Electricity (kWh) - 2,267,647
  • Natural gas (therms, adding CHP) - 29,414
  • Water (gallons) – 27 million
  • CO2 (metric tons) – 1,100

Project goals:

  • Make the facility more energy and water efficient
  • Control water consumption

Project features

  • Outdoor lighting upgrades
  • Lighting controls for offices
  • Kitchen hood controls
  • Water flow control devices
  • 200kW cogeneration unit
  • Ventilation controls for the gym
  • Retro-commissioning
  • Ozone laundry system