Griffin Wires New UVM Residence and Dining Facility

| October 16, 2017

Burlington, VT – Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc., an electrical subcontractor, has recently completed the electrical installation work at the University of Vermont’s (UVM) new Central Campus Residence Hall.

Rendering of UVM’s new residence and dining facility / rendering by Engelberth Construction

With capacity for 695 first-year students, the 207,000sf facility is located in the center of the UVM campus, adjacent to classroom and academic facilities. Its traditional design offers a 450-seat dining facility, connector to the Bailey/Howe library, seminar rooms, and a fitness center. It has been designed to achieve a LEED Silver designation.

Construction underway at UVM’s new residence and dining facility / photo by Engelberth Construction, Inc.

Griffin Electric’s on-site work involved the installation of power and lighting to include corresponding switchgear, power wiring, and lighting. Systems for fire alarm, emergency generator, and lightning protection were also set up by the team, as well as tele/data, which included communications, A/V, lighting controls, and security. Griffin utilized its in-house BIM capabilities for the electrical design of the project.

General contractor Engelberth Construction, Inc. of Colchester, Vt., managed the project, working alongside WTW Architects of Pittsburgh, Pa., and electrical engineer H.F. Lenz Co. of Johnstown, Pa.

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