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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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!… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More