In 2021, Rock Island-Milan School District 41 selected Performance Services to implement a large HVAC improvement project utilizing ESSER funding. The project will be completed in two phases and will impact eight district buildings. The first phase includes HVAC upgrades and air handling unit replacements at Frances Willard Elementary School, Denkmann Elementary School, Thurgood Marshall Learning Center, and Rock Island High School. This first phase will generate annual guaranteed energy and operational savings of $849,072 for ten years. The project’s second phase includes HVAC upgrades at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Edison Junior High School, Horace Mann Early Learning Center, Longfellow Elementary School, and the Center for Math and Science. As a result of these improvements, the annual guaranteed energy and operational savings are $922,440 for ten years.
- Replace air handling units at the High School auditorium and small gym
- Refurbish air handling unit at the High School Fieldhouse and replace the exhaust fan
- HVAC upgrades at eight district buildings
- VAV conversion
- Install variable frequency drives