Lynnfield, MA JM Electrical Company, Inc. has completed an energy services project at Holyoke Community College (HCC). The company worked with the Department of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) and Energy Management and Controls Services (EMC) on the upgrades.

JM Electrical participated in a complete energy upgrade of the campus, including installing air handling units (AHUs), hot water pumps, and variable air volume (VAV) boxes in all classrooms. Where VAV boxes are typically replaced, JM performed a unique service of retrofitting the boxes. Additionally, JM’s staff assisted in reworking existing fire alarms to accommodate a ceiling replacement.

With the major energy upgrades completed  in the majority of the classrooms, office suites, and HVAC systems, HCC will experience reduced energy consumption.

“We are proud of our work at Holyoke Community College because the energy upgrades will significantly improve the comfort level of students and professors throughout the campus,” said Adam Palmer, Project Manager at JM Electrical. “The changes will also preserve the school’s infrastructure for years to come.”

Founded in 1946, Holyoke Community College provides affordable, high quality education and workforce training. It offers nearly one hundred degree and certificate programs, preparing students to transfer to a four-year college or to enter immediately into the workforce.

“This particular project was especially complicated, with many different components and necessary services,” said Jim Jones, president at EMC. “JM’s experienced team along with ours made for an ideal partnership, and we were able to ensure a comfortable working environment for professors and students alike.”

Original Article High Profile Monthly