KBE Building Corp. Continues 2015 Award Streak with 2 CBC Wins

FARMINGTON, CT, June 26, 2015 – KBE Building Corp. continues its 2015 award streak with two more wins from the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC). The construction services firm won the Project Team Award for the Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School renovation and the Award of Merit for the Connecticut College Boiler Replacement Project.

Highlights | Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School Renovation Project

  • General Contractor for $52.4 million project
  • 117,300 s/f renovation and 68,000 s/f addition
  • Scope encompassed upgrades to all trade shops, including manufacturing, auto tech, autobody, carpentry, electrical, masonry, and plumbing, and athletic fields; new bus garage, gymnasium, classroom wing, media center, community café; new culinary arts/teaching kitchen and hairdressing studio
  • Designed by The S/L/A/M Collaborative
  • Completed in October 2014

Highlights | Connecticut College Boiler Replacement Project

  • Construction Manager at Risk for multi-phase, $5 million project
  • Scope encompassed asbestos abatement and demolition at the existing central heating plant; removal and replacement of three aging boilers with four new flexible watertube ones; addition of other supporting equipment, including de-aerators, pumps, and chemical treatment systems; minor structural and architectural modifications made to accommodate the renovations
  • Completed in October 2014

The Connecticut College Boiler Plant Replacement Project Team, including Team Lead KBE Building Corp., also won the International Partnering Institute’s 2015 Partnered Project of the Year Award – Vertical Building Projects, Sapphire Level. The Harvard H. Ellis project also won the Excellence in Construction award from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut (CT ABC).

Photos of the Harvard H. Ellis project are available below:

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Caption: Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School exterior

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Caption: New windows at Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School

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Caption: Upgraded auto shop at Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School

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Caption: Library at Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School

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Caption: Hair salon at Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School

Photos of the Connecticut College Boiler Plant Replacement Project are available below:

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Credit: Paul Burk Photography
Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s work on the Connecticut College Boiler Plant Replacement Project

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s work on the Connecticut College Boiler Plant Replacement Project

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Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s work on the Connecticut College Boiler Plant Replacement Project

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Credit: Paul Burk Photography
Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s work on the Connecticut College Boiler Plant Replacement Project

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Credit: Paul Burk Photography
Caption: KBE Building Corp.’s work on the Connecticut College Boiler Plant Replacement Project

About KBE Building Corporation

Located in Norwalk, CT; Farmington, CT; and Columbia, MD, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

Media Contact: Jonelle Lawhorn | KBE Director of Marketing

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