SMYRNA, Ga. — Emcor Services Aircond was recently named Partner of the Year by Aflac for its excellence in the delivery of mechanical, energy, building automation, and facilities services, including more than $8 million in energy savings since 2007 at Aflac’s Columbus, Georgia, headquarters. Shown at the recent Aflac awards banquet are (above, left to right): Sam Boyington, service technician, Emcor Services Aircond; Paul Hatcher, service design engineer, Emcor Services Aircond; Ernie Pugh, service technician, Emcor Services Aircond; Paul Hill, senior executive sales, Emcor Services Aircond; and Rob Holleman, director of facility services, Aflac.

Emcor Services Aircond was recognized for the implementation and management of a building automation system that increased efficiency of HVAC, lighting systems, operations, and scheduling across Aflac’s 1 million-square-foot corporate campus.

Aircond is a subsidiary of Emcor Group Inc., a Fortune 500 mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services company, representing a diverse range of businesses.

Electricity savings at the Aflac facility for 2015 were 1.7 million kilowatt hours, or more than $190,000. The electricity usage has been reduced by more than 40 percent since 2007. Aircond’s on-site technicians provide constant monitoring of electricity usage, enabling Aflac to take proactive steps to reduce demand during periods of higher utility rates and their technicians are available 24/7/365 to handle issues with minimal impact to employees. Emcor Services Aircond was recognized for a number of metrics in its excellence in delivery, including achievement of more than a 70 percent reduction in the number of customer hot/cold calls.

“It’s indeed an honor that Emcor Services Aircond has been named Aflac Partner of the Year,” said Kelly Cutchins, president, Emcor Services Aircond. “Aircond looks forward to continuing to upgrade the facilities of its valued client to enable Aflac to realize even greater energy efficiencies in the years to come.”

Publication date: 4/4/2016 

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