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 University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc. subsidiary has been awarded a contract for the installation of all mechanical systems at the Health Science Education Building at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona.
University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors (UMEC) will be responsible for installing the HVAC systems, the building controls system, plumbing systems, as well as the laboratory piping and exhaust systems, in the 264,000 square-foot, six-story facility.
To be used to train new physicians and strengthen the University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy and other health-related colleges on the University of Arizona’s Biomedical Campus located in downtown Phoenix, construction of the facility began in October 2010 and is scheduled for completion in summer 2012.
"We’re pleased to have been selected to perform critical work on this sophisticated, University of Arizona facility," stated Brad Thornton, President and CEO of UMEC. "We have much experience with the unique challenges presented and skills required when working at medical and biomed complexes, and we are delighted to have an opportunity to channel our expertise into this very important project."