NEW YORK — ABM, a leading provider of integrated facility solutions, announced that ABM Building Services, a business unit of ABM Building & Energy Solutions, has acquired the operations of Calvert-Jones, a leading mechanical contractor in the Washington, D.C., area.

Calvert-Jones specializes in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, automated controls, and energy efficiency services to the greater Washington, D.C.; Virginia; and Maryland commercial markets. Calvert-Jones was founded in 1947 and has grown to provide its full line of specialty mechanical services to a number of top regional companies and government agencies.

“Calvert-Jones’ mission is to consistently exceed client expectations by being the most efficient, reliable, and professional mechanical contractor in the industry,” said Jeffrey Buennemeyer, vice president of ABM Building Services, Mid-Atlantic. “Over the last 65 years, Calvert-Jones has earned an impeccable reputation for delivering innovative building management and performance-enhancing energy solutions.”

By integrating the existing operations of Calvert-Jones and ABM in the Washington, D.C. area, ABM said it is strategically positioned to broaden existing vertical and geographic market offerings in support of the company’s vision of becoming the global leader in integrated facility solutions.

“Washington, D.C., is a region with a high concentration of government, technology, biotech, educational, and health care clients,” said Scott Giacobbe, president of ABM Building & Energy Solutions. “By strengthening our operations in the Washington, D.C., area through the acquisition of Calvert-Jones, we will continue to enhance ABM’s goal of ‘Building Value’ by providing more comprehensive facility solutions to our clients.”

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Publication date: 11/26/2012