EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Mechanical Systems Contract For New Critical Access Hospital

NORWALK, CONNECTICUT, November 11, 2008 - EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Central Mechanical Construction subsidiary has received a contract for the installation of mechanical systems at the new Critical Access Hospital for the City of Atchison, Kansas.


Central Mechanical Construction will be responsible for the installation of the HVAC, sheet metal, piping, and plumbing systems for the new Critical Access Hospital, a 90,000 square foot facility which will house 25 patient rooms, three state-of-the-art surgery suites, three intensive care/trauma suites, and approximately 30,000 square feet of private practice and clinical use. Representing approximately 400 tons of cooling, 9,000 MBh (thousands of Btu/hour) of heating, 110,000 pounds of steel ductwork materials, and almost 54,000 linear feet (approximately 10 miles) of piping material, this project will require the expertise of nearly 35 Central Mechanical Construction craftsmen.


"We are very excited to be involved in the Critical Access Hospital for Atchison, which is an important project vital to the growth and well-being of the community," said Mont J. Fair, President of Central Mechanical Construction. "We are confident that our capabilities and efforts will ensure a facility that the hospital staff, patients and entire city can be proud of and will serve them well for generations to come."


About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2008 revenues of $6.8 - $7.0 billion, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating and maintaining the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses around the world. EMCOR represents a rare combination of reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations worldwide. The 30,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst America's "Most Admired" and "Best Performing." 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.


This release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Any such comments are based upon information available to EMCOR management's perception thereof, as of this date, and EMCOR assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may include statements regarding market opportunities, market share growth, gross profit, project mix, projects with varying profit margins, and selling, general and administrative expenses. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Accordingly these statements are no guarantee of future performance. Such risk and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, adverse effects of general economic conditions, changes in the political environment, changes in the specific markets for EMCOR's services, adverse business conditions, availability of adequate levels of surety bonding, increased competition, unfavorable labor productivity, mix of business, and risks associated with foreign operations. Certain of the risks and factors associated with EMCOR's business are also discussed in the Company's 2007 Form 10-K, its Form 10-Q for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008, and in other reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All these risks and factors should be taken into account in evaluating any forward-looking statements.


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