Associated Builders and Contractors Highly Acclaimed “Excellence in Construction” Project Awarded

November 15, 2007 --Carlsbad, Calif.--- Xnergy, a Carlsbad Engineering and Construction group serving the San Diego, Orange County and Riverside areas wins the “Best of the Best: Award of Excellence” from the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. for their recent Abbott Vascular Murrieta Site Expansion Project.

Project scope provided for conversion of the existing Boston Scientific campus into an FDA validated medical device facility for the manufacture of guiding catheters for it’s new owner, Abbott Vascular.

Dowler-Gruman (DGA) Architects provided the design for the new ISO 7 standards Clean Room Manufacturing and cGMP Construction for renovation of the entire existing 133,000 sq. foot facility. The Design also provided an additional 22,000 sq. feet tenant improvement of office spaces and conference rooms. MPA & Associates and Xnergy provided Engineering Design for the new 1,000 ton Central Plant featuring York Chillers, Cooling Towers, Pumps, Boilers, Scrubber, Clean Dry Air (CDA), Clean Argon and Nitrogen Systems. Key sub-contractors for the project included Comfort Systems and Berg Electric.

“It was critical that the site be completed prior to the 2006 planned Christmas shutdown in order to move the production equipment and have production operations running by January, 2007”, stated Mr. Gene Jones, Project Manager representing Abbott Vascular. “Xnergy…was the difference between meeting and not meeting the timeline.”

The Award of Excellence is the highest award available for participants of the Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual San Diego Chapter of the Excellence in Construction Awards competition. A panel of peers and industry experts reviewed each of the projects for excellence, merit shop and honors. Awards were based on overall concept, design, budgeting, management, safety and final project completion. Xnergy’s Award was for: Projects $10-99 Million Industrial Category.

Xnergy and other winners will be formally recognized at the Associated Builders and Contractors Awards of Excellence celebration on February 7, 2008 at On Broadway located in San Diego’s Gaslamp District. Xnergy is also entered into the National Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards, a competition that judges outstanding construction work in a wide variety of categories nationwide.

About Xnergy “Xnergy provides Engineering and Construction for Manufacturing and Industrial Facilities with highly trained management solutions and excellent customer service. Xnergy has extensive experience in Biotech, Medical Device, Semi-Conductor, High Tech Mfg. and other Critical Care Facilities including FDA Validation or OSHPOD requirements.” Xnergy is a member of the Energy Conservation Council, Member of Biocom, LEED Certified and NEBB Certified.

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Brittany Doane Xnergy, Marketing Communications Manager
760 438 7676 Office
760 585 5653 Mobile

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