University Marelich wins FAA control tower contract

NORWALK, CONN. - EMCOR Group Inc. announced that its University Marelich Mechanical Inc. subsidiary has been awarded a contract for installation of mechanical systems for the Federal Aviation Administration control tower at the Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, Calif.

University Marelich Mechanical Inc. will be responsible for furnishing and installing a complete HVAC system, including sheet metal and piping, for a new 10,000-sq.ft.,156-ft. high air traffic control tower. University Marelich Mechanical will also install a 1,000-gal. emergency generator fuel system for the tower.

The Palm Springs International Airport is served by over a dozen airlines that connect to hundreds of cities worldwide, and with approximately 100 flights daily across the country.

“We’re very pleased to be working for the FAA on this important project for the Palm Springs International Airport,” said Scott Baker, president and CEO of University Marelich Mechanical. “Expanding or improving our country’s transportation infrastructure -- such as this control tower project -- is vital and is an area of our and EMCOR’s expertise and experience.