Electrical Alliance Contractors Recognized by the D.C. Construction Industry for Exceptional Workmanship

Mona Electric Group named AGC subcontractor of the year by AGC while electricians on 24 other projects win WBC awards

Electrical Alliance contractors and their electricians made a quality impression in the Washington, D.C. area for their work, as they won awards from the Washington Building Congress (WBC) Craftsmanship Award Program and the Association General Contractors (AGC) of Washington, D.C.

Electricians working for Electrical Alliance contractors were recognized by The WBC Craftsmanship Awards Program for exceptional workmanship on 24 projects throughout the Washington, D.C. area.

The WBC represents the interests of more than 1,000 companies from all facets of the real estate, design, and construction industry. It is the only local organization that publically recognizes the skills of talented craftsmen in the D.C. metropolitan area. The awards are an annual celebration of excellent work performed by contractors in the local industry who display exceptional workmanship, superior skills, and individual effort in projects.

The electrical category awards are based on work in power generation, distribution, and switchgear installations as well as lighting, telecommunications, and fire alarm systems. All winners were honored at the Craftsmanship Awards Banquet that was held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel on Friday, March 22, 2013.

WBC award winners in the Lighting systems category worked for the following Electrical Alliance contractors and their projects:

J.E. Richards

  • Ford Theatre Center for Education and Leadership
  • Federal Housing Finance Agency

Freestate Electrical Construction

  • Northrop Grumman

Mona Electric Group

  • National Academy of Sciences Rehabilitation
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration – National Center for Weather & Climate Prediction

Award winners in the Power Generation, Distribution and Switchgear category include:

J.E. Richards

  • Sibley Hospital Cancer Center
  • Center Plant Upgrade

Power Solutions, LLC

  • Undisclosed Data Center – Manson King Court
  • Undisclosed Data Center – IAD12 – Sterling, VA
  • Children’s National Medical Center (NMC) OR/MRI UPS
  • Children’s NMC 15 KV Switchboard Replacement


  • ByteGrid MDC Data Center UPS 1 & 2 Replacement

T.A. Beach Corporation

  • Consolidated Forensic Lab
  • NIH Building 10 Tunnel and East Vault
  • Consolidated Forensic Lab

The Truland Group

  • INOVA South Patient Tower

Freestate Electrical Construction

  • NIH Vault Upgrade Project – Building 38
  • NIH Building 38A, B2 Data Center – UPS System Replacement

Singleton Electric

  • Herbert C. Hoover Building
  • Area Substation 6 & Misc. Switchgear Replacement
  • Herbert C. Hoover Building

Mona Electric Group

  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration – National Center for Weather & Climate Prediction

Dynalectric Company

  • DHS Operations Center

Award winners in Special Systems category (security, control and instrumentation) include:

J.E. Richards

  • Sibley Hospital Cancer Center

AGC of Washington, D.C. awarded Mona Electric Group Subcontractor of the Year and eight additional Electrical Alliance contractors worked on projects that received 2013 AGC of Washington D.C. Awards.

The AGC of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., recognizes the accomplishment of general contractors and subcontractors for their professional roles in winning projects. The program annually honors exceptional projects from the Washington, D.C. area construction industry. Entries are judged by a panel of owners and construction professionals. The panel selects winning projects according to the quality of workmanship, project management, owner satisfaction, timeliness, and safety. All winners are honored at an award ceremony.

In addition to Electrical Alliance Contractor Mona Electric Group being named Subcontractor of the Year, several Electrical Alliance contractors worked on projects that won awards in the following categories (the general contractor and project are also listed):


GC Over $150 Million

  • Mona Electric Group, Kelly Electric (Medium Voltage Work), Hensel Phelps Construction, Southeastern Bus Garage Facility

$75 Million < GC < $150 Million

  • Kelly Electric, Grimberg/Amatea JV, Infrastructure for Neutron Research Facility NIST


Education, GC Greater Than $150 Million

  • Freestate Electric Construction, Manhattan Construction, George Mason University, Phase II Academic Building

Healthcare, GC Greater Than $150 Million

  • Truland Systems Corporation, Turner Construction, INOVA Fairfax South Patient Tower

DoD Project, GC Greater Than $150 Million

  • Dynalectric Company, Hensel Phelps Construction, BRAC 5/132 OCAR Project

Subcontractor Greater Than $150 Million

  • The Truland Group, Maryland Live Casino


Subcontractor Greater Than $150 Million

  • The Truland Group, Kaiser Permanente Gaithersburg

GC Between $75 and $150 Million

  • Interface Electric, Kelly Electric, John C. Grimberg Co., Renovation of Building 3 & 5 at the National Naval Medical Center

GC Greater Than $75 Million

  • Commercial Power, HSU Builders, Warner Brothers Theater, National American History Museum (Carmichael Auditorium)

Merit Award

  • Truland Systems Corporation, Skanska USA Building, TARGUS info Office Building


Historic, GC Greater Than $150 Million

  • Singleton Electric, Grunley Construction Company, Mary E. Switzer Building Modernization, Phase 2

Historic, GC Between $75 and $150 Million

  • Interface Electric, John C. Grimberg Co., Addition to Monastery of the Poor Clares

Commercial, GC Greater Than $150 Million

  • Dynalectric Company, Forrester Construction Company, 815 Connecticut Avenue Building Repositioning

Education, GC Over $150 Million

  • Mona Electric Group, Turner Construction Company, Takoma Elementary Campus Reconstruction

GC Greater Than $150 Million
Merit Award

  • Kelly Electric, HITT Contracting, The Warner Building Roof, Terrace and Main Level


New Construction, GC Between $75 and $150 Million

  • Interface Electric, John C. Grimberg Co., P-010 Autonomous Systems Research Laboratory, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.


Renovation/Restoration, GC Over $150 Million

  • Truland Systems Corporation, DPR Construction, Kaiser Permanente Tysons Corner Medical Center

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