UC Merced Dining Hall - Collins Electrical

UC Merced Dining Hall

Northern California Chapter, NECA Presents Project Excellence Awards

Designed to recognize excellence in electrical / technology installations and the Bay Area electrical contractors responsible for their outstanding achievements, NECA’s Project Excellence Awards program has been embraced by project owners, general contractors, architects, engineers, NECA electrical contractors, and other project team members who have had the honor of receiving an award for their submitted project.

In October 2020, electrical contractors and their project team members received Project Excellence Awards. Among those honored was Collins Electrical Company, Inc. for the UC Merced Building 1D Dining Hall project.

*photo credit: Collins Electrical Company, Inc.

This project consisted of electrical work for a new one story dining hall, including a basement with connection to the underground service docks. This was a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified Platinum project. Other partners recognized for their contributions to the project included: UC Board of Regents (project owner), Webcor Builders (general contractor), SOM (architect) and Cupertino Electric, Inc. (electrical engineer).

“NECA’s Project Excellence Awards program allows our electrical contractors and the project team members to be recognized for excellence in construction. NECA contractors not only perform specialized electrical work, but also follow sustainable practices to ensure the highest level of energy efficiency in new construction and retrofitted projects. This prestigious recognition gives them an opportunity to market their achievements,” said Greg Armstrong, Executive Director of the Northern California Chapter NECA.

The Northern California Chapter, NECA represents the interests of signatory electrical contractors in nine bay area counties, including Alameda, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, Napa, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties. NECA is a vital resource that brings programs and services to its members, which allows them to stay competitive and informed. NECA contractors directly strengthen their industry, influence governmental regulations and enjoy access to exclusive business services. To find out more, visit our website at www.norcalneca.org, or call 925.828-6322.

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