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Metro Mechanical lands state construction project

BOLTON — Metro Mechanical Inc. of Bolton is currently working on major renovations at the Mississippi Center for Education and Research in Jackson. The cost of the project was not disclosed.

The Center is the headquarters of the State Institutions of Higher Learning.

Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, renovations are being made to the central plant with Metro serving as the prime contractor. The upgrades are part of a long-term initiative to reduce energy consumption by government facilities.

Metro’s work includes installation of three high-efficiency, 4-million BTU boilers, pumps, mechanical piping, controls and electrical.

The project is scheduled for completion in early 2011.

Atherton Consulting Engineers of Jackson served as the design professional on the project.


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