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Birkel Electric Named Electrical Contractor for St. Louis Community College Harrison Northside Education Center Campus

Birkel Electric Named Electrical Contractor for St. Louis Community College Harrison Northside Education Center Campus

April 30, 2009: ST. LOUIS, MO. – Birkel Electric of St. Louis has recently been selected as the electrical contractor for the upcoming construction of the $10-million St. Louis Community College Harrison Northside Education Center project, a 30-000 square foot facility that is the result of a long term vision, giving St. Louis Community College a definitive presence in North St. Louis City.

Birkel Electric will be responsible for the construction and installation of a fully integrated electrical system, including surveillance components, audio and visual equipment and a ten gigabyte telecommunications backbone.

The new Harrison Education Center will house four general-purpose classrooms, laboratory space, administrative offices, common areas and a multipurpose community center as well as parking. Academic offerings will concentrate on computers/technology, child care, environmental sciences and allied health.

According to Mike Birkel, Vice President of Birkel Electric, “For a project of this complexity, a team of electricians, engineers and telecommunications specialists will be working together and implementing the latest in modern electrical innovation to bring students at the Harrison Education Center a state-of-the art learning facility for years to come.”

Construction of the two-story building is expected to begin late in 2009, with expected completion in 2010. Managing the overall construction efforts for the Harrison Education Center project is St. Louis-based KWAME Building Group. Kennedy Associates Inc. is the college’s architectural design partner for the project.

About Birkel Electric
Birkel Electric specializes in providing commercial and industrial electrical contracting services throughout St. Louis.  Founded in 1967, Birkel Electric offers a number of contracting services including value-based engineering, design/build projects, backup generators, and power solutions for critical facilities and telecommunications systems for data and communication companies. Birkel Electric is located at 178 Chesterfield Blvd., in Chesterfield, Mo.  Birkel Electric has an additional office at the Fort Leonard Wood military base.  More information may be accessed by visiting www.birkelelectric.com

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One Response to “Birkel Electric Named Electrical Contractor for St. Louis Community College Harrison Northside Education Center Campus”

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