Applied Mechanical’s Acquisition Extends Energy Efficiency Offerings

Austin, Texas. January 5, 2010. /PRNewswire/ — Applied Mechanical Corporation announced today the all cash acquisition of privately held Holistic Test and Balance, Inc. of Jacksonville, Florida. This is an important step forward in Applied Mechanical’s growing presence in the field of facility environmental performance, extending their reach into industrial, medical, and governmental facilities with their FEP service.

The addition of HTB will further advance Applied Mechanical’s green initiative that is designed to lower a facility’s carbon footprint while producing energy savings up to 25%. “With its NEBB certified employees and thirty-one years of experience, HTB’s core competency will be a perfect fit within AM Technical Solutions’ Facility Environmental Performance division,” said AM Technical Solution’s CEO, Kelly McAndrew.

“Our goal,” McAndrew added, “is to help facility owners make significant improvements in their indoor air quality while boosting the air efficiency of their building systems.” The FEP division specializes in service offerings that are designed to optimize the performance of the environmental systems in facilities of all types: industrial buildings, government facilities, hospitals, schools and commercial buildings. These services include the rigorous NEBB certified procedures used in cleanroom performance testing. Building owners and managers typically see immediate results in terms of lower energy expenses, reduced operating and maintenance costs, longer asset life, and fewer equipment breakdowns. Building occupants experience higher indoor air quality and improved comfort levels.

AM Technical Solution’s Facility Environmental Performance division complements its existing divisions which include: Construction Management Services, Equipment Engineering Services, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Services, and Capital Equipment Relocation Services.

About Applied Mechanical Applied Mechanical ( ) is based in Austin, TX and Dublin, Ireland. With over 200 employees, they are the largest privately owned provider of outsource technical, engineering and project management services. The company’s five business units address the entire spectrum of service needs of industrial and commercial facilities. These include: facility environmental performance services, QA/QC testing of chemical and gas delivery systems, construction management and project management, engineering services, and capital equipment relocation.

About Facility Environmental Performance Facility Environmental Performance ( services range from the test and balance of basic HVAC systems all the way to the NEBB certified testing of class 1 cleanrooms. Test standards and protocols employed include: NEBB, ASHRAE, NFP, ANSI, NSF, IEST, USP-797, ITRS.

SOURCE: Applied Mechanical

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