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MACTEC AND GABEL ASSOCIATES WIN ENERGY AUDIT CONTRACT FROM NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

ALPHARETTA, GA, May 18, 2010 – MACTEC and Gabel Associates have been awarded an indefinite delivery Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide energy audits for the National Park Service (NPS).  Allen Kibler, President of MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc., (www.mactec.com), made the announcement.

MACTEC is teaming with Gabel Associates and as part of the BPA will perform services in the following NPS regions: Alaska, Pacific West, Intermountain, National Capital Region and Midwest.  These audits are being funded through the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Steven Gabel, President of Gabel Associates, said that the team of MACTEC and Gabel Associates are pleased to be able to help the NPS, steward of the nation’s most beautiful sites, reduce its costs and carbon footprint.

The National Park Service, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior, was established in 1916.  NPS manages, conserves and protects park resources, now comprising 392 park units covering more than 84 million acres in 49 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

According to Gene Blake, MACTEC’s Senior Vice President, Federal Programs, key activities will include:

  • Develop a baseline of end user energy and water consumption.
  • Benchmark facilities in the EPA’s Energy Star database.
  • Conduct energy and water audits.
  • Identify potential energy and water conservation measures.
  • Assess retro-commissioning.
  • Assess Sustainable Building Implementation Plan Guiding Principles.

The NPS plans to gather information about its facilities in its parks as the first step of a comprehensive plan to decrease its greenhouse gas emissions and power and water consumption.

MACTEC (www.mactec.com), based in Alpharetta, GA, is a leading engineering and design, environmental, and construction firm focused on four strategic business lines: Industrial/Commercial, Infrastructure (Transportation and Municipal), Energy, and Federal.  MACTEC offers an ever-broadening portfolio of sustainable solutions, from renewable energy to facility asset management.  With annual revenues of more than $490 million, MACTEC’s 2,700-plus employees work from over 70 offices nationwide. MACTEC consistently ranks in the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms.

Gabel Associates (www.gabelassociates.com), based in Highland Park, New Jersey, provides a wide range of energy and environmental consulting services.  Gabel specializes in advanced and specialized economic, financial and marketplace analysis; and assists clients with energy project development activities in retail and wholesale markets.

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