Chamberlin Recognized by ABC for Excellence in Construction
Over the past few years Chamberlin has competed in Associated Builders and Contractor’s (ABC) Excellence in Construction Awards program and has won several Excellence and Merit Awards. This year the company’s waterproofing department took home two Excellence Awards from the North Texas chapter, one for “Historical Restoration Under $2 Million” and one in the category of “Exterior Finishes.” Chamberlin also received an Excellence Award from the Houston chapter for “Specialty Construction Under $1 Million.”
The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Office project won the excellence award for historical restoration. Chamberlin was contracted by Turner Construction to perform a comprehensive scope of restoration services for the owner, DCCCD, in order to make the building useable and enhance its architectural significance as a historical registered building.
Chamberlin also received an Excellence Award for the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts project in the “Exterior Finishes” category. The 70-year old school is a Dallas Independent School District Arts Magnet school. Chamberlin was contracted by T.S. Byrne General Contractors to perform the exterior masonry restoration of the building. As part of a major exterior renovation, Chamberlin was focused on transforming the abandoned structure into a serviceable building within the allotted budget and short time frame. Pictured above from left to right are: Chad Morgan, estimator; David Neal, vice president; Andy Wharton, project manager; Gretchen Holmes, marketing & business development; Bryan Payne, estimator and Ken Krieger, Tremco.
Chamberlin was honored at the Ninth Annual ABC Houston Chapter awards gala. Chamberlin an Excellence Award in the “Specialty Construction Under $1 Million” category for work performed on Discovery Green. Discovery Green is a 12-acre interactive park located in the heart of downtown Houston. Chamberlin had an active role in almost every phase of the project, due to the large amount of waterproofing necessary in critical locations such as the below-grade parking garage, Kinder lake and model boat basin, Gateway interactive fountain, the Grove restaurant and other park buildings. Discovery Green recently received LEED Gold level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Pictured to the right are: Lyle Coston, estimator; Alex Benzor, superintendent; and Joe Cotten, project manager for Discovery Green.
All entries were judged on safety, quality, ingenuity and workmanship among a number of other requirements. After receiving these awards this past fall, Chamberlin is now looking forward to competing at the ABC national level this summer.
In addition, Chamberlin Project Coordinator, Tyler Rusch, was honored with a Certificate of Excellence from general contractor, White Construction, for contributions made to their award-winning project entered in the Central Texas Chapter’s Excellence in Construction program. White Construction received an Excellence Award for their work on the Texas Automotive Dealers Association (TADA) parking garage project. As a subcontractor on the job, Chamberlin provided dampproofing, firestopping, flashing, joint sealants and traffic coating.