Kimmel Center Facilities Services, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Facilities Services: HVAC, Electrical & Plumbing Systems Maintenance
FACILITIES SERVICES VALUE DELIVERED
Expanded and enhanced ability of the client to consistently provide a wide range of artistic, educational, community outreach, and other programs in a comfortable and enjoyable venue; increased urban vitality; greater revenue generating potential for the client and surrounding businesses.
MEP SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE OBJECTIVES
To keep its mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems maintained and operating in a reliable, productive, and cost-efficient manner.
HVAC & BUILDING COMMISSIONING SOLUTIONS
After construction, Fluidics' staff of six building engineers and four maintenance technicians helped transition the Center, which includes the historic Academy of Music, to full operation. The company also assisted in building commissioning the facility's intricate high-tech HVAC and electrical systems.
Since then, Fluidics has been under contract to operate and maintain the Center's HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems. The firm was also awarded a "full maintenance" parts and labor contract on all HVAC equipment, including both the Center's state-of- the-art systems and the Academy of Music's mix of vintage and retrofitted systems.
ENTERTAINMENT BUILDING BACKGROUND
Kimmel Center, Inc., a charitable, not-for-profit organization, owns, manages, supports and maintains Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, Innovation Studio and the Merck Arts Education Center. The organization also manages the Academy of Music, owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association.
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Academy of Music serve as home to eight resident performing arts organizations, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, American Theater Arts for Youth, PHILADANCO, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and Peter Nero and the Philly Pops®.
Kimmel Center, Inc.'s mission also includes arts in education, community outreach and a rich diversity of programming through its Kimmel Center Presents and Cadillac Broadway at the Academy series of performances.