Philadelphia School District

Improved average operational cost of $5.53 a foot, compared to other government facilities cost of $5.91 per square foot

Philadelphia School District

Philadelphia School District replaces its ageing system with an AVEVA asset performance solution to reduce operation costs and increase service levels.


  • To achieve a 50% increase in the number of work order tasks to be accomplished by the facilities maintenance team
  • Manage the entire work order process, including scheduling and materials availability
  • Improve way of tracking staff activities, spare parts inventories, and work orders


  • Upgrade aging system, reduce operation costs and increase service levels with a greater accountability for a $100 million annual capital budget


  • Doubled productivity from 50,000 to 100,000 tasks a year
  • Reduced average cost of completing a task down from $627 to $400
  • Expected savings to be almost $10 million in the first year
  • Improved average operational cost of $5.53 a foot, compared to other government facilities cost of $5.91 per square foot
  • Increased ability to monitor parts inventories and purchasing activities so mechanics no longer have to wait for parts

"We are one of the first school districts anywhere, especially of this size, to take on a computerised management maintenance system package with the power of AVEVA."

– Tom McGlinchy, Chief Operating Officer

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