Hatzel & Buehler, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of J.P. Rainey & Company, Inc. J.P. Rainey specialized in providing electrical services to health care providers in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area. Among its leading clients were Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Main Line Health Systems, which includes such hospitals as Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital, and Riddle Hospital. The acquisition of J.P. Rainey will add to Hatzel & Buehler’s growing list of health care clients such as Inspira Health Networks, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Penn Medicine, Northwell Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Michigan Health System.
On June 14th, 2018, employees from Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications participated in the 12th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Telethon, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Employees answered phones, processed donations and helped support other Telethon functions. The 14-hour live televised event raised over $7,000,000 in pledges for pediatric cancer research – which is a record-breaking amount for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation! Since the fundraiser began in 2007, it has raised over $32,000,000.
The Hatzel & Buehler New York office proudly received NECA’s 2018 ‘Recognition of Achievement in Safety Excellence’, for achieving a superior safety performance score, during the 2017 calendar year. This score is based on a point system for having injury and illness rates and an insurance industries EMR, which exceeds industry standards.
Hatzel & Buehler has proudly partnered with the IBEW LU351 to form a “Code of Excellence” partnership, on the Inspira Health project, in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. “The Code of Excellence is a program designed to bring about the best in our electricians and management, and demonstrate to our customers that IBEW members perform the highest quality and quantity of work, while utilizing their skills and abilities to the maximum.”
The State of New Jersey recognized the Hatzel & Buehler New Jersey Office, at the 90th Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Awards Dinner. The New Jersey Office received the “Governor’s Citation of Merit Award”, which recognized the branch for working 344,776 work-hours without lost time from a work-related injury or illness during the 2017 calendar year. Hatzel & Buehler’s New Jersey office is committed to continuing this same safe-work approach into the 2018 calendar year.
In accordance with New York City’s Local Law 26 (a law designed to ensure proper fire protection measures are implemented throughout city buildings) Hatzel & Buehler’s New York Office will upgrade the electrical and fire alarm systems, throughout Verizon’s mid-town Manhattan Office Building. Such upgrades will be performed through the use of VESDA (very early smoke detection apparatus) and the upgrade of the regular fire alarm system, by providing it with Dual Electrical Feeds.
Hatzel & Buehler will complete the installation of an Auxiliary Radio Communications System (ARCS) throughout 3 World Trade Center. This system will be for use by New York City’s Fire Department (FDNY), as required by New York City Building Code. The system is a wireless two-way building communication system for FDNY use only to receive and transmit FDNY portable radio frequencies within the building.
Hatzel & Buehler’s scope of work will include the installation of all coaxial cable conduit, couplers, splitters, fiber optic cable, and antennas to cover 97% of the building as required by the FDNY. Hatzel & Buehler Electricians will also install all passive components in two equipment rooms and install vertical risers to distribute Radio Frequency signals throughout the building. Lastly, Hatzel & Buehler will install FDNY consoles and connect to equipment rooms and the building fire alarm system.
Hatzel & Buehler completed six floors of tenant fit-out work for the relocation of Radian Guaranty, Inc. to Centre Square in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Throughout the 150,000 square foot project, Hatzel & Buehler’s overall scope of work included the installation of all new lighting, lighting controls, power, fire alarm and security systems.
With 1.6 million man hours worked in 2017, Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications proudly ended the year with zero lost time injuries. Leveraging our multi-tiered safety team – functioning at the corporate, branch and field levels – Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications’ TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate) continues to be significantly less than the Electrical Industry standard.