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EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Completes Fire Protection Contract On Award Winning Sysco Food Service Project


NORWALK, CONNECTICUT. - 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 subsidiary Shambaugh & Son, L.P. has completed work as the design/build fire protection contractor for the SYSCO Food Service new prototype “Next Generation”, award winning, facility in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Shambaugh & Son, as the design/build fire protection contractor on the project, was responsible for the design and installation of seven double interlocked pre-action sprinkler systems with linear heat detection for the freezer/cooler areas of the 353,000 square foot facility. In addition, Shambaugh & Son installed four early suppression fast response sprinkler systems for the ambient high bay storage area.

The new SYSCO Food Service facility was recently honored by the National Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) with its Private Sector Building award for 2008 in the category of “Over $15 Million Design-Build Excellence”.

“This is the 32nd facility that Shambaugh & Son has completed in the past decade for SYSCO Food Service---we are proud of our long-term relationship with SYSCO,” said Mark Shambaugh, President and CEO of Shambaugh & Son. “Employing unparalleled in-house expertise, our fire protection group, takes great pride in consistently producing our industry’s highest level of accurate and detailed sprinkler system designs and installations of complex hazard protection systems for the most demanding industries.”


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