News | August 29, 2008

Helix Electric Awarded Electrical Contracting Work For Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helix Electric, one of the largest open shop electrical contractors in the nation, has been awarded electrical contracting work for the new Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (SRCSD) in Sacramento, Calif.

The Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District is building its new Building and Corporation Yard with environmentally sustainable features. The goal of the project is to obtain a minimum of a silver certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) through the implementation of water-efficient landscaping, fixtures that promote reduced water use, under-floor air distribution and increased natural lighting. The project encompasses four separate concrete tilt-up structures on 22 acres.

For the office complex, Helix Electric is installing underground main utilities and joint duct banks/vaults for cable, telephone and power. The warehouse features 100-kW photovoltaic cells on the roof to supplement electricity. The 5,000 square-foot central plant includes a 300-W back-up generator, cooling towers and chiller units. The SRCSD project is scheduled to be complete in the fall.

The SRCSD project team includes the Owner: Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District/County of Sacramento. Architect: Williams & Paddon. General Contractor: SJ Amoroso Construction, Inc.

About Helix Electric Inc.

Founded in 1985, San Diego-based Helix Electric, Inc. has become one of the largest open shop electrical contractors in the nation. The company specializes in design-build, engineering and installation projects. Helix Electric's services encompass all facets of electrical construction including residential, commercial and industrial projects, medium voltage power distribution, energy management systems, emergency power systems, fire alarm systems, along with mass transit and rail work. For more information please visit or contact at 858-535-0505.

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