UMEC wins Phoenix courthouse job

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – EMCOR Group Inc. announced that its University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors subsidiary has received a contract for the installation of mechanical systems for the new Maricopa County Court Tower in Phoenix.

UMEC will be responsible for the installation of the mechanical systems, including HVAC equipment and piping, ductwork and control system, plumbing piping, fixtures and equipment within the 695,000-sq.ft., 16-story, 32-courtroom facility. The facility includes criminal court rooms, jury assembly, in-custody holding area, underground parking, secure judicial chambers, victims and witness waiting areas, media accommodations, high security entry and queuing.

UMEC will also be responsible for leading the Building Information Modeling (BIM) design work for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems and maximizing the benefits for design, construction, and facility operation. The Maricopa Court Tower will be built according to LEED specifications.

“It’s an honor to be selected to work on this sophisticated project,” said Brad Thornton, president and CEO of UMEC. “It will be exciting to see this new, high standard County Court ‘come to life,’ enabling all constituencies to benefit in many ways from the systems rich, technologically advanced buildings of today.”