Pensacola, FL

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

Scope of Services
Energy and Water Audits

2RW performed detailed Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA)-compliant energy and water audits of 25 buildings at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in Parris Island, South Carolina.

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2RW provided energy and water audit services, including:

  • Field investigation and documentation of existing conditions
  • Analysis of energy conservation measures (ECMs) using Trane TRACE™ energy simulation models
  • Scope of work, cost estimate, simple payback calculations, and life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) for each measure
  • ECM implementation cost estimates

Areas Assessed:

  • Chiller plant improvements
  • Building automation systems (BAS)
  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Lighting
  • Building envelope
  • Chilled and hot water systems
  • Electric motors and drives
  • Energy/utility distribution systems
  • Water and sewer systems

Electrical peak shaving/load shifting

Advanced metering

Appliance/plug-load reductions


The following ECMs where identified:

  • Retro-commissioning
  • Controls upgrade
  • Lighting fixtures and lighting controls upgrades
  • Domestic hot water (DHW) system efficiency improvements including solar thermal DHW and heat pump water heaters
  • HVAC system replacements and retrofits including geothermal heat pumps and higher efficiency chillers
  • Miscellaneous items including a pool cover, VAV range hoods, vestibules, attic fans, and exhaust air energy recovery
Scope of Services
Energy and Water Audits

OWNER: United States Marine Corps

TIMEFRAME: 2010 – 2011

SIZE: 704,808 SF

COST: $214,280