Poole & Kent wins 'Canes med school job

MIAMI -- EMCOR Group Inc. announced that its Poole & Kent Co. of Florida subsidiary has been awarded a mechanical construction contract by the University of Miami School of Medicine campus in Miami.

Poole & Kent will install a piping system that will provide 17,000 tons of chilled water to various buildings on the University’s School of Medicine campus. The project will involve 7,200-ft. of up to 36-in. underground, insulated piping, as well as all system valves and fittings. The scope of work will include pipe identification and markers; cleaning and flushing of the new pipe system; all excavation, backfill and pipe bleeding; cold patching, road plates and sidewalk concrete; roadway restoration, paving and curbs; milling resurfacing of asphalt; storm sewer protection and pavement marking; concrete topping of CHW lines; and additional work for the chiller plant connection.

“Poole & Kent has been working with the University of Miami for over 30 years and we’re excited to continue that relationship through this important project -- a chilled water distribution system that will provide added capacity to the Medical School for expansion and energy conservation,” said Steven C. Jordan, president and CEO of Poole & Kent Co. of Florida.