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EMCOR Services New England Mechanical Receives 1st Place National Design / Build Award

---The Company's Fourth 1st Place Win in 7 Years---

EMCOR Services New England Mechanical was awarded a 1st place 2013 Design/Build Award for the design and installation of new building systems at Orafol Americas manufacturing facility in Avon, Connecticut. This was the fourth time in seven years the company has been awarded 1st place in Contracting Business Magazine's Design/Build awards competition.

VERNON, CONNECTICUT, November 25, 2013 EMCOR Services New England Mechanical, has received a 2013 Design/Build Award by Contracting Business Magazine. The fourth time in seven years the company's been awarded 1st place in the publication's Design/Build awards competition, the firm was recognized for design and installation of new building systems at Orafol Americas manufacturing facility in Avon, Connecticut.

 

One of New England's leading mechanical services contractors, EMCOR Services New England Mechanical (NEMSI) is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses.

 

NEMSI was responsible for installing a new central chilled water plant in the Orafol facility; centrifugal chillers and a hydronic economizer were used to provide 300 nominal tons for a combination make-up air conditioning/comfort cooling system loop. A new controls system was also installed. NEMSI's design resulted in the lowest live-cycle cost and was able to dramatically reduce the noise impact compared to the existing system.

 

"Contracting Business' Design/Build Awards honors the most creative and innovative work by commercial HVAC contractors across the country, so it's gratifying to again be recognized for Design/Build excellence," stated Dana Finnegan, President & CEO, EMCOR Services New England Mechanical. "Importantly, NEMSI delivered a result to our client that exceeded their expectations. Specifically, we delivered a solution that tripled the size of the process chilled water system, eliminated negative pressure problems in the building, mitigated noise issues, helped secure a utility incentive, and minimized capital expenditure while keeping the facility's process energy costs virtually unchanged from the existing, smaller system."

 

In naming NEMSI as Design/Build award winner, the editors of Contracting Business stated: "Designing for extensive industrial processes is perhaps the most demanding task in the mechanical HVAC world. Combine industrial processes with necessary comfort cooling and you've got an extra-demanding project on your hands. EMCOR Services New England Mechanical made it happen."

 

About EMCOR Services New England Mechanical

Founded in 1966, EMCOR Services New England Mechanical is one of the region's leading mechanical services providers serving clients in such markets as biotechnology research, pharmaceutical, commercial, industrial, institutional, health care, and higher education. The firm's expertise includes mechanical and electrical services, building automation, and maintenance as well as energy systems integration. Headquartered in Vernon, CT with branch offices in New London and Trumbull, CT; Latham, NY; Pawtucket, RI; and Palmer, MA, EMCOR Services New England Mechanical is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500®: company with estimated 2013 revenues of ~$6.45B. EMCOR is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The 29,000+ skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the "World's Most Admired" and "Best Managed". EMCOR's diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company's strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.

 

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