Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications proudly raises funds to support the American Red Cross

Employees from Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications generously donated funds to support the American Red Cross and their disaster relief efforts.  The companies matched all employee donations, with a 100% matched donation.


Philadelphia Office awarded contract for Aramark’s Headquarters’ Relocation

The Hatzel & Buehler Philadelphia Office was awarded the contract for the relocation of Aramark’s Headquarters, located at 2400 Market Street, in Philadelphia.  Hatzel & Buehler will fit-out 270,000 square feet of office space (throughout 5 floors) with new branch wiring, lighting and lighting control systems, distribution panels, a UPS system, a fire alarm system, and cable tray & tele/data pathways.

Hatzel & Buehler awarded ENR’s 2017 MidAtlantic Specialty Contractor of the Year

Hatzel & Buehler was selected as ENR MidAtlantic’s Specialty Contractor of the Year.

The oldest electrical contractor operating in the United States had a 6% revenue increase in the MidAtlantic from 2015 to 2016 and a 15% revenue increase between 2014-2015. The firm credits its recent successes to its geographic growth into new markets, an increase in customer spending and an enhanced focus on business development.

The Wilmington, Del.-based firm has six offices in the MidAtlantic region. In those offices, they have 600 union employees and 100 nonunion employees. The firm’s West Virginia office recently received special recognition from the National Electrical Contractors Association for excellence in safety.

Recent and ongoing work in the region includes infrastructure upgrades at the Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, an expansion at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa. and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Central Utility Plant.

The firm’s largest corporate charity is a foundation that raises money for pediatric cancer, the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. In partnership with the American Red Cross, Hatzel & Buehler is also matching every dollar its employees donate to families impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

The firm will be honored at the Nov. 2 Best Project’s event in Baltimore and featured in the December issue of ENR MidAtlantic. The December issue will also feature the entire list of the top-ranked specialty contractors based on 2016 revenue. The 30 participating firms in this year’s survey are from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. They have collected a total of $3 billion in revenue, up from the the $2.4 billion that the 18 firms in last year’s survey reported.

Hatzel & Buehler ranked No. 4 in last year’s survey with $119 million in regional revenue. To find out where the firm ranks in this year’s survey check out the December issue of ENR MidAtlantic.

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NECA recognizes multiple Hatzel & Buehler Offices for their excellence in Safety

The Hatzel & Buehler Ohio (Cleveland & Chillicothe), Delaware and Philadelphia offices all received special recognition from NECA for their excellence in safety. Each office proudly received the “2017 Zero Injury” Award.

“NECA’s Safety Excellence and Zero Injury Awards program is an elite safety recognition program focused on recognizing thriving companies that excel in multiple areas of their safety and health programs. Awards are given to member companies that consistently have OSHA recordable injury and fatality rates at levels lower than the industry standard, and implement internal company safety practices above and beyond basic compliance. The Zero-Injury Award recognizes those member-companies that have worked a full calendar year without recordable incidents. The Safety Excellence Award is the associations premier recognition program, and acknowledges member-contractors safety performance.” (www.necanet.org)

Philadelphia Office awarded work for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Hatzel & Buehler was hired to provide power from CHOP’s Central Utility Plant, to a newly constructed research building.  The new research facility will include research space, labs and clean rooms.

Philadelphia Office awarded tenant fit-out work at FMC Tower

Hatzel & Buehler was recently awarded the 14th floor tenant fit-out renovation for the Freedom Pay Company at the FMC Tower in Philadelphia.  Hatzel & Buehler’s overall scope of work includes the installation of all new lighting, lighting controls, switchgear, branch power and fire alarm systems.

Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications proudly supports local Community Center, with regional food drive.

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In 1996, the Knollwood Community Center (located in Claymont, Delaware) was established.  The Community Center provides after school care, a summer day camp, and adult and family activities. The Center’s food closet was established in September 2004 and has become an invaluable source of outreach to the Community.  Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications executed a food drive to support the Community Center’s Holiday needs.

Philadelphia Offices performs electrical renovation for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is renovating a 12,000 square foot, single-floor space located within the Seashore House. The newly renovated space will house 10 new patient rooms, patient multipurpose activity and play rooms, nurse’s stations, shared office space and conference rooms. Hatzel & Buehler will furnish and install all electrical work including lighting fixtures with Lutron dimming, color tuning system and DALI, normal and emergency branch power, emergency distribution, Portable Generator Connection box with a 400amp automatic transfer switch, power distribution to new HVAC equipment, wiring of a new fire alarm system and also provide empty pathways for the following systems.

The Voice/Data , Nurse Call, Security, and Audio Visual installations will be completed by Hatzel & Buehler’s low voltage subsidiary, Bluestone Communications.

Philadelphia Office awarded tenant fit-out work for Radian Guaranty

The Philadelphia Office of Hatzel & Buehler was recently awarded the relocation of Radian Guaranty, Inc to 1500 Market Street. The overall scope of the six floor employee relocation project included all new power, gear, lighting, lighting controls, fire alarm, and security.

ISNetworld recognizes Hatzel & Buehler’s recent successes

ISNetworld recently featured Hatzel & Buehler in their Contractor Success Stories. Download the feature here.