EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Contract For Installation Of Mechanical And Plumbing Systems For Volar Army Barracks Complex

NORWALK, CONNECTICUT, January 26, 2010 - 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 been awarded a contract for the renovation and restoration of mechanical and plumbing systems for the Volar Army Barracks Complex located at Ft. Riley, Kansas.

 

Central Mechanical will be responsible for installing the mechanical systems at the Volar Barracks Complex, comprised of 223,600 square feet and 13 buildings. The company will also be responsible for HVAC equipment renovation, complete ductwork replacement, and complete HVAC pipe replacement in the buildings.

 

In addition, Central Mechanical will be responsible for the plumbing for the renovation project, which will involve installation of a water distribution system, including expansion, replacement, improvements, and/or alterations, as well as fixture replacements. The project will incorporate the use of solar water heating to offset approximately 50% of domestic hot water demand and will achieve 30% energy reduction.

 

The project team will attempt to achieve LEED Silver certification for all 13 buildings. Seven of the Volar barracks buildings are funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 program.

 

"It's an honor to be able to contribute to these important Army facilities and all the men and women of our country who will be utilizing them," said John Lonker, President of Central Mechanical. "Central Mechanical brings to Volar Army Barracks Complex mechanical and plumbing best practices and extensive industry knowledge to provide high-performance facilities and long-term value, and meet the high standards synonymous with Ft. Riley."

 

About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2009 revenues of $5.5 - $5.6 billion, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A leading 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 26,000 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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