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CES takes ABC Eagle Award for Universal's Volcano Bay Aquatics Package

Jan 24, 2019 9:25:54 AM

Eagle Award Volcano BayAssociated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Excellence in Construction Eagle Award ($20-$50 million) for CES’s work with Universal’s Volcano Bay Aquatics Package.

The Volcano Bay Aquatics Package required the installation of 30 miles of piping by CES.  Universal Studios’ 25-acre Volcano Bay water theme park presented enormous opportunities to excel in logistics, scheduling, manpower and scope of work activities.  Six bunker buildings support all the water features and pools within the park, but bunker building 330 is by far is the most impressive and complex with a total of 33,135 SF and is located 25 feet underground, below the 250-foot Volcano.  The bunker contains 115 pumps, approximately six miles of 1 1/2’ - 24” Sch40 PVC aquatic piping, 22 UV disinfectants, 17 filters, and a complex chemical water treatment system. 

CES’s scope included all aquatics piping within the 200-foot-tall volcano itself, 204 pumps, 87 strainers, 38 custom special effects, 22 slides, 12 pools, a chemical/UV treatment system, a fog/reverse osmosis system and a compressed air system.

ABC Eagle Award: Other Specialty Construction: Aquatics & Special Effects, Entertainment Facilities - $20-$50 M for CES’s work with Universal’s Volcano Bay Aquatics Package

Key CES team members responsible for the success of the Volcano Bay project included: Jerry Martin, Daniel Gattman, Shawna Paradise, Neal Quesinberry, Terence Grossnickle, Blake Crew, Justin Macfie, Al Toro, Darren Reynolds, John Casey, Randy Thomas, Ando Ferrer, Matt Spitnale, and David Frost. 

For more of the details on the award from ABC Central Florida click here.

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About CES

Nationally recognized among the 2017 Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies in America, Comprehensive Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1992 by Todd and Shelly Morgan, and ranks among Florida’s largest mechanical and plumbing contractors.

Comprehensive Energy Services (CES) is a full-service Design-Build-Maintain Mechanical and Plumbing Contractor, that self-performs a full range of advanced HVACR commercial and industrial services including mechanical engineering design and construction, plumbing, building automation, special effects, indoor air quality (IAQ), preventive maintenance and systems repairs throughout Florida. Their impressive list of clientele spans locally, nationally and internationally and includes the following industries: theme park attractions; healthcare; manufacturing and industrial; commercial office; data centers|mission critical; technology; institutional; hospitality; educational; restaurants and retail. Based in Longwood, CES also has offices in Tampa, Gainesville, and Pompano Beach.


Todd S. Morgan, P.E., 2017 CEO of the Year honoree by Orlando Business Journal (OBJ),

OBJ’s 2017 Best Places to Work

OBJ;s Golden 100 top privately-held companies

OBJ’s Fast 50 and Florida Fast 100 fastest-growing companies.

Proudly ranking fifth among OBJ’s 2017 Largest Specialty Contractors in Central Florida

Honoree in OBJ’s 2017 Corporate Philanthropy Awards

Ranked among OBJ’s 2017 Largest Philanthropic Companies

ABC EIC 2018 – (4) Eagle Awards and (1) Award of Merit, Subcontractor Project of the Year Award

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Comprehensive Energy Services, Inc. is an award-winning, self performing provider and recognized leader in Design Build and Maintain Mechanical Contracting and Plumbing; providing a full range of advanced HVAC commercial, healthcare, and industrial services, including mechanical engineering design, mechanical construction, plumbing, IAQ, preventative maintenance and system maintenance throughout Florida.


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