Unified Communications Center Named Recipient of a 2007 WBC Craftsmanship Award

Washington, D.C., February 12, 2007
Tompkins Builders is pleased to announce that the Unified Communications Center (UCC) has received a 2007 Washington Building Congress Craftsmanship Award in the Special Construction Category for Acoustical Ceiling Systems. Completed by Jair Lynch / Tompkins Joint Venture in September 2006, the building will be honored on Friday March 30th during the 2007 WBC Craftsmanship Awards Banquet.

The Unified Communications Center is a 4-story, 140,000-SF new and innovative consolidated communications center for the Washington, DC government. The center houses the Office of the Unified Communications, which includes a call center and dispatching functions for all public safety; as well as the DC Emergency Management Agency, which includes its Emergency Operation Center and the Regional Incidents Command and Control center. JP Construction was responsible for the purchase, coordination, and installation of the UCC’s award-winning Decoustics Claro custom acoustical ceiling.

Ed Small, President of Tompkins Builders stated, “On behalf of our project team, our dedicated subcontractors and the company, we are very proud to receive this award from the Washington Building Congress. Tompkins remains committed to excellence in workmanship and to raising the level of construction standards throughout the industry. ”

About Tompkins Builders
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Tompkins, a wholly-owned subsidiary
of Turner Construction Company, offers a full range of construction-related
services in both the private and public sectors. From preconstruction services
to construction management, design-build contracting to general contracting,
the firm specializes in base building construction, renovations, and tenant fitout
projects. These disciplines, along with quality service, results-oriented
management, and experienced personnel, provide the foundation of its
construction practice.

Siwar Bandar
Tompkins Builders, Inc.
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