2018 Project Excellence Award Winners

Mir Mustafa, NECA's Executive Director, Business Development, speaks at the project excellence ceremony.
Published On
Oct 1, 2018

The Monday morning general session at the 2018 NECA Show included recognition of the 2018 Project Excellence Award winners for the extraordinary projects they completed in 2017. Thirteen companies were selected by a jury of their peers across 11 different project categories, including commercial/institutional, design-build, residential, energy solutions/green building and more. 

The 2018 Project Excellence Award Winners

1. Commercial/Institutional Over $1 Million

Motor City Electric Co.

Little Caesars Arena

Southeastern Michigan Chapter, NECA


2. Commercial/Institutional Under $1 Million

Gaston Electrical Co.

Revere Hotel / Boston Common

Boston Chapter, NECA


3. Design Build Over $1 Million

Rosendin Electric, Inc.

Wilshire Grand Tower

LA Chapter, NECA


4. Educational Over $1 Million


University of Notre Dame, 1060 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Central Indiana Chapter, NECA


5. Energy Solutions/Green Buildings Over $1 Million

Pacific Ridge Electric

IBEW 332 – Net Zero Energy Building Retrofit

Santa Clara Valley Chapter, NECA


6. Energy Solutions/Green Buildings Under $1 Million

Sullivan Solar Power

Petco Park Solar Project

San Diego Chapter, NECA


7. Healthcare Over $1 Million

Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Nebraska Chapter, NECA


8. Industrial

Alterman, Inc.

SAWS Desalination Plant

South Texas Chapter, NECA


9. Overhead Transmission

O’Connell Electric Company

Auburn Transmission Project

Rochester New York Chapter, NECA


10. Residential

Livingston Electrical Associates

56 Leonard

New York City Chapter, NECA


11. Streetlighting/Traffic Signals Over $1 Million

Walter J. Barnes Electric Co., Inc.

RTA Cemetary Streetcar Expansion

South Louisiana Chapter, NECA


12. Substation/Interconnection

Matrix North American Construction

PPL: Alburtis 500/230kV Substation Upgrade

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA


13. Transportation & Infrastructure

Aldridge Electric, Inc.

New Washington Wabash CTA Elevated Station

Chicago & Cook County Chapter, NECA


Visit the Project Excellence Awards website, www.necapea.com, to view all of the winners. Companies can begin submitting their 2018 projects for the 2019 Project Excellence Awards on the website in January.  

About the Author

Hannah Fullmer

Senior Editor

Hannah Fullmer is the former senior editor at ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR.

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