University Mechanical wins contract at U. of Arizona College of Medicine

PHOENIX -- EMCOR Group Inc. 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 here.

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-sq.ft., 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."