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Clemson’s New Football Operations Facility

One of W.B. Guimarin’s recent projects, Clemson’s new Football Operations facility, is nearing completion! Take an inside peek at the new facility with the video below You may also find more details about the facility on The State’s website.

Columbia Commons Venue Update

W.B. Guimarin is excited to be the HVAC and plumbing contractor for the new Spirit Communications Park. The new stadium will play host to the Columbia Fireflies, and it will be open for many other activities including business meetings, concerts, and weddings. Learn more about the stadium here.

Celebrating David Rumbough’s 25 Years of Service

We are excited to celebrate David Rumbough’s 25th year of service at W.B. Guimarin! He is a service technician in the midlands office and exemplifies the company’s values. Thank you for all you do, David!  

Columbia Commons Venue Progress

Here is a look at the progress for the Columbia Commons venue. W. B. Guimarin is performing both the HVAC and Plumbing contracts at the new Columbia Commons Venue. View our construction services.

WBG joins the Unified Group

The Unified Group, a national organization of commercial HVAC companies, has selected W.B. Guimarin as its newest member. The Unified Group assesses prospective members based on the number of years in business, commitment to training, awards/accolades received, positive customer and vendor references, and a desire to improve or grow the service side of the business. W.B….

WBG Awarded Two Merit Awards for Excellence in Construction

ABC Carolinas held its 2014 Excellence in Construction Awards in Charlotte on November 20th.  W. B. Guimarin submitted two projects for review, and both were awarded the sole Merit Awards for their respective categories. South Carolina State Museum Observatory, Planetarium, and 4D Theater Merit Award – Specialty Contractor, $1-2 Million  This 70,000 sf renovation and…

Congratulations, Choate Construction!

W. B. Guimarin would like to congratulate Choate Construction for receiving the Best Project Energy/Industrial from ENR Southeast for Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center. W. B. Guimarin provided the non-conventional cooling on this project, which was tagged the Wind Turbine Drivetrain Test Facility during construction. Take a look at more of our projects.

Progress Report: St. Andrews School of Math and Science

We are excited to announce that the St. Andrews School of Math and Science in Charleston, SC is reaching its final stages of construction.  Our team has been working hard and we look forward to seeing the completed project. See more of our projects!

WBG at Work at the State Museum

The State Museum in Columbia, SC has embarked on a $23 Million renovation and addition. WBG is performing the HVAC on the project; so far we have completed the underground ductwork and piping to serve the new planetarium. We will soon be rigging the roof top airhandlers and installing ductwork—we received four 40′ truckloads of…

Clemson University Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility, North Charleston

Construction at Clemson’s new Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility, located at the former US Naval Base in North Charleston, is progressing steadily. WBG is contracted to provide the cooling water for the test equipment, and we have recently put our massive cooling tower in place. Learn more about Clemson Energy.

Innovista Discovery I at USC Columbia

Discovery I, an existing shell building on USC’s Innovista campus, has become an intense project as we near the halfway point of completing a 10 month project to upfit four floors, two of which will be lab space for research with corresponding offices. The project consist of multiple systems to include Heating Hot Water, Chilled…

Harborview Elementary School, James Island

Underground pipe installation is always a challenge in the Lowcountry (see our previous post on the Gaillard Center). With any underground installation, we have to worry about drainage after big storms, but down at sea level, we also struggle against ground water: Work cannot continue while trenches are full of water. Luckily we have been able…

Gaillard Performing Hall, Charleston

February and March were interesting times at the Gaillard Center. Underground work was halted as bodies were discovered during the excavation process. State archaeologists were called to the site to properly deal with the remains; they believe that these bodies are as old as Charleston itself, which was first settled as Charles Towne around 1680….

Careers in Construction

Just as we are seeing reports in the news about America’s shrinking Middle Class, a new study from Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce and Civic Enterprises highlights that there are 29 million middle-class jobs in the US that do NOT require a 4 year bachelor’s degree from a college or University and pay…

Employee Interview: Jim Joyner

What trade do you work on? I’m a Sheetmetal and Refrigerant Piping Foreman. What job are you working on currently? MUSC Specialty Care and Charles River in the Lowcountry. What is your safety focus right now? I’m currently working by myself with Test and Balance subs on my two projects, which involves climbing ladders and…

Safety: Heat Stress Management during Summertime

The warm weather this year has arrived, and summer will soon be upon us. Excessive heat can place abnormal stress on the body. When the body temperature rises even a few degrees above normal (about 98.6 degrees), unless steps are taken to cool the body down, a person may experience muscle cramps, become weak, disoriented,…

How to Make a Service Call

You may know that as a Mechanical Contractor, we have been serving the Midlands since 1903.  But did you know that our Service Department has celebrated over 25 years of exceptional service to our customers?  We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality service and customer satisfaction in all we do.  How can we help…

Safety: Back Injury Prevention

From Safety Coordinator Jeff Waters: In 2012 we are striving for 0 back injuries at WBG. Over the past couple months I introduced an informal training on preventing back injuries. Many simple exercises can prevent unnecessary strain to back muscles. Stretching and warming up before doing any manual material handling goes a long way. Before…

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