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Concrete Technology Watch: Why Do Reinforced Concrete Structures Deteriorate So Quickly? Author Robert Courland has the answer and challenges the industry to spend a little more for much more long-lived construction.

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Marathon Electrical Celebrating 25 years, Marathon Electrical quickly established an identity and a sense of reliability, which has translated the corporation into one of the south’s largest electrical contractors.

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State Building Commission When It Comes to Key Structures Where the Public Gathers, Alabama’s Building Commission Makes Safety a Priority. A profile of the Commission and Director Katherine Lynn.

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What is the latest news on industry outlooks and trends? See the information that predicts a shift in the construction trade.

20 Looking Ahead Amid Positive Indicators that the Great Recession of the 21st Century May Be Slowly Ending, Where will Alabama’s Future Economic Growth Come From? Alabama Economic Recruiters and Economists Talk About What to Expect Going Forward.

ABC NEWS & NOTES 40 Legislative Update ABC President Jay Reed Talks about Progress in the 2012 Alabama Legislative Session.

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What I know: I know that at any one time, we may have 30 large construction projects underway all over the world. I know that by hiring 70 percent of our workers from the community in which we’re building, we build more than just a project. I know the only way to run an international construction company is to delegate. I know that coaching a competitive soccer team relates to running a successful construction company in ways you might not realize. I know that working with people is supremely satisfying. I know our success is predicated upon allowing people to do what they know. I know we can allow Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorneys to do what they know, and B.L. Harbert International will be well served. That’s what I know. JIM REIN CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER B.L. HARBERT INTERNATIONAL

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reaches you with a membership directory of 1,000 companies. In the midst of the worst economy ever, contractors from Mobile to Huntsville have chosen to be a part of an association that is relevant to their industry and that is looking out for their best interest. The most resounding way we protect contractors’ rights can be found in our legislative review on pages 40 and 41. Your Board of Directors has made it clear to staff that our association will be the voice of construction in Montgomery. Please carefully read over the calculated moves and meetings we have instigated this legislative session. The very fact that three meetings recently occurred regarding Session 2013 before Session 2012 is over speaks volumes for our leadership. This issue is certainly our favorite here at ABC. It reminds us of the industry we represent and difference our members make to the landscape of Alabama and beyond. Each member highlighted in this directory has paid their dues to make a difference. Please utilize them whenever possible. Their dues are an investment in ABC to better the industry so please reinvest in them when possible.

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Never let your guard down when dealing with electricity. That’s the advice given to every lineman who works at Alabama Power. It’s also the advice we give our customers. Here are a few “must-know” tips to help keep you and your family safe. You may have heard a few of these before, but it can’t hurt to hear them again. 1. Stay away from downed power lines. Don’t drive over one. And remember, it’s not just the power line that may be electrified, but the ground surrounding the line, as well. 2. If a power line is touching your car, stay inside the vehicle and call 911. 3. Call 811 before you dig. 4. Install Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter outlets in your kitchen and bathrooms. 5. If something that’s plugged in falls into a sink full of water, DON’T reach in to get it. Don’t even unplug it until after you’ve cut the power off at the circuit breaker.

6. Watch where you’re placing that ladder. Do not let it touch any electrical wires. 7. Don’t overload outlets. We’ve got more gadgets to plug in these days than ever before. That doesn’t mean an outlet can handle them all. Overloaded circuits cause an estimated 5300 fires a year.

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8. Don’t touch a damaged electrical cord or one showing bare wire. 9. Don’t run an electrical cord under a rug. Don’t staple or nail electrical cords. 10. If you’ve got kids, cover your unused electrical outlets with plastic safety covers.

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Department of Transportation “Tiger” Grant Could Jumpstart Trail System Construction by HUGH J. RUSHING

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irmingham is vying for a $23-milliondollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation which would enable the construction of the first 33 miles of the recently announced Red Rock Ridge & Valley Trail system. Backing the Tiger IV grant application is a $1-million commitment from private sources, including $385,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. 08 AL CONSTRUCTION NEWS

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The DOT has some half billion dollars in discretionary funds to give away in the current fiscal year as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment act of 2009. The Fresh Water Land Trust’s Red Rock Ridge & Valley Trail System, unveiled in a February meeting, calls for a 200-mile-long network of greenways, bike/pedestrian paths and trails connecting recreational and historical sites in the Birmingham metro area. The master plan was developed over 18 months with community involvement by over 3,000 local citizens and was funded by the Health Action Partnership’s efforts to reduce obesity in Jefferson County. The total cost of the project according to the Fresh Water Land Trust’s Mary Elizabeth Roberson is projected at $200 million. “The Freshwater Land Trust has a goal of ‘5 years and 50 miles’.” Roberson said, “Although only about 3 percent of the identified network is in place to date.” However, many of the miles of trails and greenways already exist through the trails of Red Mountain Park, Five Mile Creek Greenway and the Shades Creek Greenway, Roberson pointed out. If the Tiger IV grant is awarded, the projection is that 33 miles of the system could be completed connecting Pratt City, Railroad Park, Sloss Furnaces, the Civil Rights District and the new Multimodal Transportation Facility downtown. Other connections would be from downtown Birmingham and Homewood to Red Mountain Park via bicycle-pedestrian

Left: Alabamians enjoying a pedestrian walking trail.

corridors along Valley and Shades Creeks. Off street greenways will include re-development of abandoned rail corridors and construction of new trails. Depending on the setting and expected usage, trail surfaces will range from gravel to finished asphalt and have widths of between four and twelve feet. Roberson also pointed out that, “On-street trails will involve striping for bike lanes and ‘sharrows’ (shared lanes) and will include sidewalk enhancements such as retrofitting for ADA compliance.” The Fresh Water Land Trust has posted a priority list of projects on the trail’s website at redrocktrail.org. “Our priorities are based on cost-benefits that take into account serving the greatest numbers of people, serving all geographical areas equally while linking existing major destinations in the area,” Roberson said. Roberson also pointed out that there may be other funding sources available aside from the potential Tiger IV funding. “Since the Red Rock plan was developed under a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, it may be that we can tap into health foundations and future HHS funding, which traditionally hasn’t been available for communities to build transportation and recreational amenities.” The Health Action Partnership is a coalition of more than 100 nonprofit organizations working with the

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Jefferson County Department of Health to encourage physical activity, reduce obesity, expand food access, advance smoke-free policies, reduce tobacco use and improve the overall health of Jefferson County residents. Other potential funding outlets being explored include corporate and private funding as well as federal programs such as the Safe Routes to School, Land and Water Conservation Fund, Recreational Trails programs, and the DOT’s Transportation Enhancement Program and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality programs. The Fresh Water Land Trust works in eight central Alabama Counties for water quality protection, biological conservation, and potential sites for recreation. It serves as a connector between existing conservation areas and for community conservation priorities. The organization, an independent nonprofit, was originally set up as part of Jefferson County’s consent agreement with the EPA over its aging sewer system in 1997. The organization has gathered wide support since its first acquisition of land in 2000 for its use of a non-advocacy, businesslike approach to conservation efforts. It is also accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

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Landmark Fire Station on Southside Birmingham Repurposed as Bogue’s/Salon Stewart Perry Construction has wound up renovation and restoration work on a long-vacant 1920s-era fire station at the corner of 32nd St. South and Clairmont Avenue on Birmingham’s Southside. Long-time breakfast eatery, Bogue’s, along with Triple Platinum Salon have moved into the revamped structure. A grassroots social media effort helped preserve the fire station, which under original plans was schedule for demolition. Stewart Perry is now working on a new Walgreen’s at the former site of the salon and restaurant. The result, architectural experts say will be a unique footprint for a Walgreen’s property which will blend into the character of the historic neighborhoods surrounding the project. Stewart Perry is also close to finishing up a project in Madison, Alabama. The Shoppes of Madison is a $20-million project featuring a Target-anchored center with eight retail units. On 28-1/2 acres, the project is over 246,000 square feet. Meanwhile a redevelopment project in Florence is under construction with an expected finish date of early fall. The $14 million project on 20 acres will feature 103,000 square feet of space owned by Books-A-Million of Birmingham. The project will include a network of 150,000 cubic feet of underground storm water detention chambers. A second phase of the project will include building of Publix Supermarket and a Panera Bread location, according to Brittiny Russell, a spokesperson for Stewart Perry. Stewart Perry also has finished the new U.S. Steel Birmingham headquarters at the Preserve in Hoover. Featuring New Orleansstyled ornamental iron balconies and an old brick façade, the project consists of 20,000 square feet of executive office space. The firm is also working on a new Target location at Brookwood Village.

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Summary of Benefits and Coverage Rules Pushed back to at least September

Mitch Bruhn and Duane Watson, WatsonBruhn Builders

Familiar Names Form New Construction Company Two long-time Birmingham area constructors have joined to form a new venture. Mitch Bruhn and Duane Watson have launched WatsonBruhn Builders, LLC. Bruhn was most recently vice president of Engineering and Construction Services for Southern Company Services and is a former president of Associated Builders and Contractors and currently serves on ABC’s board of directors. He is a graduate of Auburn University with more than 25 years in the construction industry. Watson and Bruhn have worked together in the past at a large regional general contractor completing over $250 million in projects with the project size averaging over $10-million each. WatsonBruhn Builders emphasis will be on privately-owned projects in the commercial, industrial and healthcare markets.

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury have released long-anticipated final guidance on the requirement for health plans and health insurance providers to provide a summary of benefits and coverage to applicants and enrollees in health insurance programs. The health care reform law created the summary in an effort to provide consumers with simple and straightforward information on plan coverage in a uniform format, making comparisons easier. Originally set to start in March, 2012 inter-departmental wrangling apparently delayed final guidance and pushed the compliance deadline back. Beginning on the first day of open enrollment period that begins on or after September 23, plans must provide the summary to participants and beneficiaries who enroll or re-enroll for coverage. Beginning on the first day of the first plan year that begins on or after September 23, plans must provide the summary to participants and beneficiaries who enroll for coverage other than through an open enrollment period. This includes newly eligible individuals and special enrollees.

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Federal Court Blocks NLRB Poster Rule Washington, D.C. – On April 17th Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today celebrated the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decision to grant an injunction in the legal challenge against the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “Notification of Employee Rights” notice posting rule. Considered a major victory for ABC, the NLRB’s “Notification of Employee Rights” notice posting rule’s compliance date of April 30 is no longer in effect, as the injunction places the rule on hold while the court considers the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace’s appeal of the U.S. District Court’s unsatisfactory ruling. “For the last several months, ABC has vigorously fought NLRB’s politically motivated policies that threaten to paralyze the construction industry in order to benefit the special interests of politically powerful unions,” stated ABC Vice President of Federal Affairs Geoff Burr. “The NLRB’s notice posting rule is a perfect example of how the pro-union board has abandoned its role as a neutral enforcer and arbiter of labor law.” The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit follows a decision issued on April 13th by the U.S. District Court for South Carolina, stating that the NLRB does not have the statutory authority to require business owners to post a biased poster.

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Supreme Court: Sue the EPA In a case with what experts say could have far reaching implications; the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in March that landowners can sue in efforts to void compliance orders issued by the Environmental Protection Agency. The court ruled that EPA compliance orders are the equivalent of “final agency action” and, therefore, fall under rules allowing law suits in the Administration Procedure Act. EPA had ordered an Idaho couple, Chantell and Michael Sackett, to restore their home lot to its preconstruction state, claiming the plot originally held wetlands. The Sackett’s decided to sue the EPA rather than waiting for the EPA to sue them. Environmental groups warned, following the ruling that the decision will undermine the government’s ability to respond rapidly to clean water threats.

Monthly Leasing and Finance Index Up, AIA Billings Index Marks Fourth Straight Increase The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for February was $5.0 billion. This is up 22 percent from a volume of $4.1 billion in the same period in 2011. Volume was down 2 percent from the previous month. Credit quality metrics were mixed. Receivables over 30 days increased to 2.5 percent in February, up from a two-year low of

1.9 percent in January. This shift is due to higher-than-normal delinquencies reported by one of the 25 companies responding to the survey. Charge-offs were unchanged from the previous month at 0.5 percent. Credit approvals rose to 79 percent in February, up from 77 percent in January. ELFA President and CEO William G. Sutton said: “The data shows that companies continue to invest in equipment, replacing obsolete and worn assets in some sectors while beginning to expand in others. The roller coaster trend pattern of our creditquality metrics, aging of receivables, chargeoffs and credit approvals are caused by the unique aspects of different sectors and their cash-flow cycles. However, we see them continuing to move in a positive direction overall.” Meanwhile, led by the commercial sector, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has remained in positive territory four months in a row. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lag time

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to the 2011 Award of Excellence Eagle Winners between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the February ABI score was 51.0, following a mark of 50.9 in January. ABC’s chief economist, Anirban Basu, reported that the construction industry’s unemployment rate dipped to 17.1 percent in February, down 17.7 percent from January. The nation’s construction industry has added 65,000 jobs or 1.2 percent since February, 2011 when the unemployment rate was at 21.8 percent. “The recovery in construction spending has been halting to date, and therefore occasional setbacks are to be expected,” Basu said. “ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator, which declined during the fourth quarter of last year, foreshadowed both this jobs report and indicates that the construction industry employment is likely to be sluggish in the months ahead.”

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ECENTLY ABC NATIONAL HELD ITS ANNUAL Excellence in Construction Awards celebration. This event is held to recognize those companies that stand out above the rest. The top construction projects and firms that displayed commitment to safety and diversity were recognized at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. This award credits all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. Selections are made from entries submitted from across the nation. Complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation safety and cost were categories being considered during judging. With submissions throughout the nation, competition and quality work were not in low supply.

U.S. Department of State Architect: PageSoutherlandPage Engineer: Hankins & Anderson

ABC of Alabama proudly acknowledges the following participants for their achievements in the specified categories in 2011:

Renovation- Less than $4 Million Contractor: Moon Construction Services, Inc. Project: Madison Police Station Addition, Madison, Ala. Client/Owner: City of Madison, Alabama Architect: Osborn & Associates Architects Engineer: Hodnett Hurst Engineers, Inc.

Mech. Commercial $2-10 Million Contractor: M&D Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Project: NASA Construct Replacement Building 4602, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL Client/Owner: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Architect/Engineer: Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, Inc. General Contractor: Carothers Construction, Inc. Healthcare-$10-25 Million Contractor: Robins & Morton Project: Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center, Tallahassee, FL Client/Owner: Health Care REIT, Inc. Architect: SSOE Group Engineer: TLC Engineering for Architecture Healthcare- $25-100 Million Contractor: Robins & Morton Project: Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center,

San Antonio, Texas Client/Owner: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Architect: SmithGroup/Marmon Mok Architecture Engineer: SmithGroup Infrastructure/Heavy Contractor: Caddell Construction Co., Inc. Project: Training Roads & Bridges/ Phase A, Fort Benning, Ga. Client/Owner: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District Architect/Engineer: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institutional- $10-25 Million Contractor: Caddell/ Clark Joint Venture Project: Warriors in Transition Barracks, Fort Campbell, Ky. Client/Owner: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. Architect Engineer: LS3P Associates LTD Institutional- $50-100 Million Contractor: B.L. Harbert International, LLC Project: U.S. Consulate Compound, Karachi, Pakistan Client/Owner: Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

Other Construction- $5-100 Million Contractor: Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC Project: Birmingham CrossPlex, Birmingham, Ala. Client/Owner: City of Birmingham Architect: Davis Architects, Inc.

Mega - $100-150 Million Contractor: B.L. Harbert International, LLC Project: U.S. Consulate Compound, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Client/Owner: Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations- U.S. Department of State Architect: PageSoutherlandPage Engineer: Hankins & Anderson Mega - More than $200 million Contractor: KBR Building Group | Turner Construction Joint Venture Project: The Boeing Company- South Carolina 787 Expansion- Final Assembly Building, North Charleston, S.C. Client/ Owner: The Boeing Company Architect/Engineer: BRPH Architects-Engineers, Inc.

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Industry Outlook & Trends • FOR ALABAMA •

February Construction Falls Seven Percent Construction starts in February dropped 7 percent from the previous month, according to McGraw-Hill Construction. Diminished activity for nonresidential building as well as a loss of momentum from the non-building construction sector has been reported also. Total construction starts on an unadjusted basis were shown at $52.9 billion for the first two months of 2011, down 14 percent from a year ago. Total construction starts were down by 2 percent for the twelve months ending February 2012 versus the twelve months ending February 2011. Nonbuilding construction dropped 16 percent in February. Highway construction plunged as well, resuming the declining trend that was present for much of 2011 before contracting improved briefly in December and January. The electric utilities category’s percentages fell in February. However, last month did include several large and promising projects. Water supply systems, miscellaneous public works and sewers, registered large declines for public works as well. The decline for miscellaneous public works was cushioned by $344 million for site work at an oil storage facility in Houston TX. The two public works categories able to register gains in February were the following – bridges with the help of a $162 million railroad bridge in California and river/harbor development. Nonresidential building dropped 7 percent. A large portion of this decline resulted from a 22 percent slide for educational buildings. This is continuing the descent that this category has been subject to for the past three years. On the commercial side, warehouses and hotels retreated in February, falling 8 percent and 47 percent respectively. Office construction, however, saw an increase in February. Store construction and the manufacturing plant category saw increases also. For further information regarding McGraw Hill Construction and the ABC Alabama Alliance please contact your McGraw Hill representative Ron Osteen at 877-298-7744 or e-mail ron_osteen@mcgraw-hill.com

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February 2012 Construction Starts Monthly Construction Starts

Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rates, In Millions of Dollars February 2012

January 2012

% Change

Nonresidential Building

$127,617

$137,710

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Residential Building

$140,575

$136,298

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Nonbuilding Construction

$107,760

$128,452

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Total Construction

$357,952

$402,460

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The Dodge Index

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Unadjusted Totals, In Millions of Dollars 2 Mos. 2012

2 Mos. 2011

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Nonresidential Building

$18,075

$21,751

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Residential Building

$18,680

$15,599

+20%

Nonbuilding Construction

$16,104

$24,076

-33%

Total Construction

$52,859

$61,426

-14%

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he unemployment rate has increased from 17.1 percent in February to 17.2 percent, according to the April 6 Department of Labor employment report. However, industry unemployment is down compared to the 20 percent rate of March 2011. Over the past 12 months the industry has added over 55,000 jobs. The nonresidential construction sector lost 6,000 jobs for the month but has added 7,000 jobs, bringing the total number of jobs to 659,400. Nonresidential specialty trade contractors shed 5,000 jobs in March, while residential specialty trade contractors added 5,000 jobs. Across all industries, the nation added 120,000 jobs in March. The private sector expanded by 121,000 jobs and the public sector shrank by 1,000 jobs. On a yearly basis, the nation has added 1,899,000 jobs, or 1.5 percent. The national unemployment rate stood at 8.2 percent in March. This is down from the 8.3 percent in February. Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist, Anirban Basu, gives his thoughts on the latest decline. “Today’s employment report was disappointing, particularly for construction. The first quarter of 2012 will be judged as a step backward for the industry as construction spending levels stagnated and employment momentum disappeared.”

The Board appreciates the hard working licensed contractors who are determined to deliver quality services to Alabama’s consumers.

The Alabama Board of Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors supports ABC and their current legislation.

These contractors spend a lot of time and money to meet the requirements necessary to maintain their certifications while unscrupulous contractors attempt to take business from the qualified contractor by lowering prices and doing substandard work. The Board often receives calls from certified contractors who are discouraged by the continued presence of uncertified contractors working without obtaining the proper certification. Our investigators attempt to find as many of these uncertified contractors as possible, however, when you see or know of a possible uncertified contractor working in your area, you should notify the Board in order for our investigators to check on the validity of these contractors. The Board takes whatever action necessary against uncertified contractors, including issuing cease and desist orders, levying fines and obtaining warrants for their arrest, in an effort to stop such illegal activity. We have been successful in having several supply houses post bulletins warning illegal contractors of the consequences of working without a license. The Board supports our certified contractors and makes every effort to protect the reputation of those contractors who strive to follow the rules and regulation of the heating, air conditioning and commercial refrigeration industry.

phone (334) 241-0840 fax (334) 265-0570 www.hvac.alabama.gov

Looking Ahead • W H E R E A L A B A M A’ S G R O W T H W I L L C O M E F R O M I N T H E F U T U R E •

Amid Positive Indicators that the Great Recession of the 21st Century May Be Slowly Ending, Where will Alabama’s Future Economic Growth Come From… Alabama Economic Recruiters and Economists Talk About What to Expect Going Forward.

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HE GREAT RECESSION MAY BE OFFICIALLY “over,” but there’s still a long hangover expected in the construction industry. Anemic economic growth over the past several years and a large clot of underutilized properties probably mean that the torrid growth of the first seven years of the new century probably won’t repeat itself. But, economic recruiters and economists are looking forward to growth and believe there are positive signs. Troy L. Wayman, vice president of economic development for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce reports that his project load is, “Higher than it has been anytime in the past five years and not in any one particular industry but across the board.” Wayman’s office has been fielding inquires in the areas of steel, aerospace and chemical industries, all mainstays of the Mobile area’s industrial base. “Our port is also expecting expansion with the 2014 enlargement of the Panama Canal,” Wayman says. “We are preparing a new turning basin for the larger ships which will transit the canal and are hoping to get an intermodal facility financed and completed.” The Mobile area expects a spike in distribution and logistics construction as firms look to take pressure off of West Coast ports once the canal can handle larger ships, particularly container ships which are responsible for much of the consumer goods brought into the U.S. But, aside from geographical advantages, Wayman believes that the state’s human capital makes a big difference in economic growth and business recruitment. “Incentives are one-time things and you have to have them to compete, but beyond that a strong work ethic is vital and that is one of the good things about folks in our state.” Bill Taylor, the president of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) agrees that one of Alabama’s strengths is its stable workforce that is nimble, trainable and productive. “We have certainly proved with existing industries such as automotive assembly plants that Alabamians are capable of providing potential industry a quality workforce which thrives in very sophisticated environments.” Taylor said that he believes there is still room for more automotive assembly plants in the state, as well as tier one and tier two suppliers, considering that Alabama is home to three major producers—Hyundai, Mercedes and Honda and adjacent to the Kia plant in Georgia and Volkswagen in Tennessee. “They (the large OEM plants) understand logistics quite well and understand shorter supply chains are more efficient.” Just recently, Lear Corporation broke ground on a $19.6 million plant at Brookwood that will produce frames and seats for close-by Mercedes. As many as 150 employees could be working there by 2014, sources say. In addition the state was successful in attracting a new final assembly plant from Navistar in Colbert County. Previously the site of the defunct National Alabama rail car plant that was bank-

rolled by the state’s retirement system, Navistar, will mate engines made in its Huntsville plant to a multi-purpose chassis allowing maximum flexibility of the truck’s end use. Greg Canfield who heads the newly renamed Alabama Department of Commerce (previously the Alabama Development Office) believes that the development earlier this year of a strategic sector plan targeting eleven different industries will pay dividends going forward (See sidebar). “We calculated both the state’s existing strengths and the industries, which we think will be in the growth mode over the next five years. We are working to align those sectors interests with our recruitment efforts,” Canfield says. “Take for instance aerospace and aviation,” Canfield points out. “We have over three hundred businesses in this industry already in Alabama and we think that is a great basis on which to work to secure a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility. Airline fleets are aging, and such a one-stop resource would be a valuable addition to the state’s industrial growth.” Lockheed Martin, as an example, just announced a $66 million contract for further development of a high altitude area defense missile system. The truck-mounted launcher systems carry eight missiles, along with fire control and radar systems. The missiles themselves are produced in Lockheed’s facility in Troy, Alabama. Lockheed has even sold the systems to the United Arab Emirates. EDPA’s executive vice president, Steve Sewell, says he believes that there exist prospects within the next five years for parts of the state, such as the poverty-ridden Black Belt, and some of the state’s western counties, which have been traditionally bypassed by industrial development. “We were heartened by the decision of Golden Dragon Copper to locate a $100- million tube plant in Pine Hill which could employ up to 500,” says Sewell. “We are spending a great deal of time helping those rural counties capitalize on opportunities not only within existing sectors but new ones such as Golden Dragon. This is a great example of an alignment between the state’s efforts and the local communities’ needs,” Sewell says. He pointed out that Wilcox County, location of the new investment had an unemployment rate of over 16% at the end of 2011. When the city of Thomasville, where the original project was to be located discovered it could not handle the larger facility demanded by the firm, it partnered with neighboring Wilcox County to find the needed larger site. Dr. Keivan Deravi at Auburn University of Montgomery has advised Alabama governors with models showing gains of activity in response to economic incentives. He hopes that Alabama can continue to break away from low-wage, extractive industries in favor of higher tech jobs. “There’s not going to be another ThysenKrupp to come and invest $4 billion. We need to figure out how to attract service industries which comprise a quarter of the U.S. economy and offer stable and well-paying jobs.” Deravi worries that relentless tax cutting and demagoguery puts at risk future growth. “We ought to have more taxes for

“We calculated both the state’s existing strengths and the industries, which we think will be in the growth mode over the next five years. We are working to align those sectors interests with our recruitment efforts”

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training and educating and not be cutting funds for education. We are running on fumes, and it risks backfiring and leaving us without the sort of education system that can produce people who can do high-paying jobs. I am appalled that we don’t have pre-kindergarten programs throughout the state. That’s the most important time to educate a child. If we were as concerned about education as we are about, say football, we’d leave a better state to our children and grandchildren.” Greg Canfield wants to commercialize research done at the state’s public universities and at private research outfits like Southern Research and the Hudson Alpha Research facility in Huntsville to grow the tech sector. “High tech plants would provide a big boost to construction in that they are capital intensive industries and they provide the type of jobs that aren’t at risk like low-wage jobs are.”

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Become more strategic: If owners have more information about the contractors and construction process, contractors need to have more information about their potential customers. Build closer relationships with customers: This isn’t just a matter of a salesperson taking the customer out to dinner or playing golf. Buyers need to have confidence in their contractors.

Changing for the Future AS WE WORK OUR WAY OUT OF THE GREAT RECESSION, owners will continue to want the lowest price and best value. There appears to be a growing division in the market, just as we see in the economy in general. Those in the middle will be squeezed the most. So what can contractors do to survive and thrive in this future? The fact is that there are contractors making reasonable profits even in the downturn.

Embrace change: Most of the firms surprised by market changes were either not paying attention or ignoring what they knew was happening. Sometimes one has to believe your own eyes and data and make the necessary changes to adjust to market forces

Develop IT as a profit center: The goal here is to make the IT department a profit center, not just a group that fixes computers and installs new software. Project management, productivity tools and tracking software for job progress and cost reporting will help get waste out of the system and reduce costs. Understanding and using BIM has become a necessity rather than just a nice-to-have gimmick.

Become productivity experts: The construction industry is often chided as being unproductive and behind the curve of high-tech manufacturing sectors. However, more contractors are breaking out of that mold and looking for ways to employ technology and processes like BIM, prefabrication and modularization to gain on productivity, safety and workforce changes.

Be specialists in strategic market niches: To avoid being a seller of commodities, become best-in-class specialists. Best-of-class contractors know their customers’ business and add value. Self-perform more work: Self-performing contractors are often the most profitable. They benefit their customers by having more control over schedule, price and quality and, if they are productive, can make greater margins with their own labor.

Know how to innovate, accept and manage risk: The modern trend in business has been to avoid as much risk as possible by shifting it contractually or otherwise to others—who in turn move it on to others and so on. While it is important to avoid risk, the cost of shifting risk can be expensive.

Be greener: It is not only important to understand owner needs and wants for more sustainable projects, but it is also time that contractors learn how to be more sustainable in their own business.

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Be collaborative and service-oriented: While it seems to go against the grain of lowbid, price-slashing markets, thinking more like partners and service providers will be an advantage over time.

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The Pantheon Rome, Italy

T E C H N O L O G Y WAT C H

Robert Courland Has a Few Words about

CONCRETE by HUGH J. RUSHING

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CALIFORNIA AUTHOR ROBERT COURLAND IS OUT WITH a new book on what would seem to be a prosaic subject: concrete. But, when you delve into the history and uses of concrete it turns out to not be so dull after all. It is especially interesting when considering the history of the substance, which has become ubiquitous in modern-day construction. For instance, the ancient Romans, just after the first century, constructed the Pantheon. Two thousand years after it was built, its coffered concrete dome is still the world’s largest unreinforced concrete structure. The height from the floor and the diameter of the Pantheon dome are both 142 feet. As a Roman Catholic Church (St. Mary and the Martyrs) since the seventh century, the Pantheon has been in continuous use since it was built. It remains standing despite earthquakes, hundreds of years of air pollution and constant exposure to the elements through its open top (oculus). Architects and engineers unaware of its long history presume it to be a modern structure. Robert Courland asks the question: What did the Romans know that we don’t? Across America Courland points out that 20th century structures built of reinforced concrete are crumbling. Nearly 70,000 bridges in the U.S. are structurally deficient. Occasionally a catastrophic failure, like that of the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge over the Mississippi in 2007, makes headlines. Even a 1944 study of 200 reinforced bridges showed that bridges built before the 1930s were more durable than those built after the introduction of faster hydrating Portland cements—in other words, faster setting, high strength concretes. Courland’s book points to the use of steel rebar as the weak point in much modern reinforced concrete deterioration. Courland points out that deterioration was blamed on poor quality control in the field for a long time when, in fact, it was the nature of the concrete and its interaction with mild steel that predicted its failure. “Concrete cracks; water infiltrates the crack, interacts with the steel reinforcing leading to oxidation and corrosion, which swells the reinforcing, leading to further cracking and a repeating cycle,” Courland said in a conversation with Alabama Construction News. Courland admits that he is a non-scientist, but his in depth look at concrete’s history, and his conclusions about the permanence of concrete, he knows that he’s made some people nervous. “There were two construction websites that agreed to carry and sell my book, but it was dropped quite quickly,” Courland said. “I understand the adverse reaction to new technologies in the construction industry. This will change. Nowhere else in the industry is more cutting-edge work being performed than in the area of new cement mixes and new forms of concrete reinforcement,” Courland commented. When fast setting, high strength concrete debuted in the 1930s, Courland says there wasn’t a lot of testing done. “It had a lot of good compressive strength, and it enabled faster and more economical construction. So, it was very quickly adopted.” There are two suggestions offered. The first being the use of concrete with greater qualities of fly ash in it, making it a concrete more closely resembling that of prior to the 1930s and the second which

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is the use of non-oxidating reinforcement for concrete structures. Courland points out that lime kilns produce enormous quantities of CO2 when calcium carbonate is converted to calcium oxide. Fly ash can replace some of that calcium carbonate. He writes, “(S)ome three hundred years ago, people discovered that the chemical composition of slag and fly ash made the combination ideal for producing cement…(T)hey can replace not only much of the kilned clay in Portland cement but much of the kilned limestone as well. That’s not all: because of the high percentage of silicates in some fly ash, it can be used as a filler to replace some of the sand used to make the concrete.” Courland says that two cement producers, Novacem in the United Kingdom and Calera in California, are currently producing carbon neutral/negative cements. Calera’s process sequesters a half ton of CO2 for every ton of cement made using calcium carbonate from a power plant. Other companies are working on processes to use both the heat and byproducts of mining and power generation to do similar transformations. Courland says that the Birmingham area, a center for cement production due to large limestone deposits and an area with many coal fired power production facilities, would be a likely candidate for such operations. “I’m really quite optimistic that the recycling of fly ash will come to be a major constituent of concrete which will be more durable and have less of an impact on the environment.” Currently fly ash is considered an exempt waste by the EPA. But, in response to a flood of fly ash slurry from a failed catchment basin from Tennessee in 2008, the EPA has a proposed rule, which critics claim will make it more difficult to collect, store, transport and incorporate the stuff into cement. The nature of reinforcement used with concrete is slightly more problematic, Courland admits. Nonferrous rebar, such as GFRP (glass fiber reinforced polymer) and rebar made of a bronze aluminum alloy, are both potential candidates for replacement of steel rebar.

While GFRP cannot be field bent and is more suitable for bridge decks, bronze aluminum alloy would essentially be as user friendly as existing steel rebar, cost about the same as stainless steel bar (which Courland says, all though less likely to corrode, will still deteriorate over time) and would have real permanence. (See accompanying figure). “The switch to building more permanent structures will eventually save the taxpayers trillions of dollars. Economic considerations will ultimately push innovations in this field,” Courland said. Even the use of reinforcement for concrete may not be as necessary as one might think. Courland says, “I am on dangerous ground here, but there are enough examples—both ancient and recent of this.” An unreinforced concrete street in Bellefontaine, Ohio has lasted over a century, during which time it has required less maintenance than other nearby streets. “Concrete has enormous compressive strength,” Courland asks, “Why is reinforcement needed if it is made so that fractures don’t lead to lateral displacement?” The Hockley Railroad Viaduct in England was built in 1891 of unreinforced concrete and masonry. During World War II it carried huge loads far beyond its probable design strength, and yet it stands today, all though not in active use. And, then of course there’s the Pantheon, still standing strong over two millennia.

Bridge Construction Cost Comparison Standard rebar Stainless steel rebar Aluminum bronze rebar

Construction Costs $56,000,000 $66,640,000 $66,640,000

Life Span 75 years* 110 years* 500+ years†

Total Costs (over 500 years) $336,000,000+ $266,560,000 $66,640,000 (initial cost only)

*Assumes additional maintenance costs during each bridge’s life span. This has not been calculated, since environmental factors, such as whether the bridge was built in a dry desert or a humid marine climate, would greatly affect such costs. †May last two millenia, substantially increasing accrued savings. Maintenance costs are also unknown and not calculated, but they likely would be minimal in comparison to mild-steel or stainless-steel-reinforced concrete bridges. From Concrete Planet Prometheus Books, 2011.Reprinted by permission of the publisher

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Larry Argo President of Marathon Electrical Contractors with Chief Operating Officer Bruce Taylor

Marathon 25 YEARS of

Electrical Photographs by BRIAN AUTHEMENT

Marathon Electrical Contractors, Inc. is now celebrating its 25th year of excellence. Starting in 1987, with goals formulated from the ideas of three men, the company determined a mission. Marathon quickly established an identity and a sense of reliability, which has transformed the corporation into one of the Southeast’s largest electrical contractors. by MEGAN BEAVERS

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arathon Electrical Contractors, Inc. was founded by Larry Argo, Robert Bratton and Bill Proctor. All three men worked in the Electrical industry for over twenty-five years. Larry Argo still serves as president of Marathon Electrical. Other current owners include Vice President Chris McGregor, Chief Operating Officer Bruce Taylor and Secretary Treasurer Mark Harry.

President Larry Argo and his co-founders started out working at a different electric company. After leaving this company, they were faced with the task of formulating a successful business from scratch. Each of the three founders had his own wife and three kids, and each was determined to support his family. Argo shared what he referred to as an American success story, “We were able to start a company with nothing and build it into the largest electrical contractor in Alabama.” Despite a bad departure from a previous employer, they were able to take away lessons and apply them at Marathon. “At the other company we found out how to do a lot of things right, but we also found out how to do a lot of things wrong,” says Argo. With these experiences behind them, they created fair and equal opportunities for the employees of Marathon. This was important

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because all of the current owners agree that the employees are the backbone of their success. Argo passionately portrayed the importance of treating employees and customers fairly and honestly. He went on to say that he would not be at Marathon for the next twenty-five years because he would eventually be retiring. He did, however, stress the confidence that he holds for the three “racehorses” that he would be leaving the company to. Argo believes that they will keep up with what Marathon has established and continue growing it as well. Bruce Taylor, a current owner, will be one of the men continuing the oversight of Marathon. He spoke on the company and their means for success. Taylor mentioned some of the big projects that the company has been working on such as Birmingham International Airport, Children’s Hospital, Princeton Hospital and Madison High School in Huntsville. When asked about trends in the industry such as prefabrication and how they have been incorporated at Marathon, Taylor responded with a positive note, “We have already adapted to prefab. We will continue down the road… We want a more economical product for our customers.” He also noted Building Information Model (BIM.)

photographs by BRIAN AUTHEMENT

These trends help set Marathon apart from most contractors. Prefab shops are taking labor off the construction site and putting it in a controlled environment where the production and safety controls are better. In a controlled environment Marathon employees are able to control safety, materials and production much easier than they could on the actual site. These kinds of innovative new practices are what push Marathon to the top of the list in electrical contracting. “We don’t want to do all the work around Birmingham, just all the electrical work,” says Taylor. And, with their success, chances are they will be getting a lot of that work. Taylor could not fully express how central the employees at Marathon are to the company’s accomplishments. He spoke many words of praise when discussing their dedication and skill. One such employee is Randy Woodley. Woodley has been with Marathon for twenty-one years. He shared that during that time, the company had turned into something more like a family than a place to work. He spoke highly of Marathon and their achievements. “The group of guys we’ve got and the reputation Marathon has made over the years is because we have the best people, the best electricians and superintendents that this area can offer.” Woodley commented that Marathon only hires the best with the intention of each of them being long-term employees. He also noted

Clockwise from top left: Larry Argo, President; Bruce Taylor, COO; Chris McGregor, VP; Mark Harry, Secretary Treasurer

that the employee-employer relations motivates everyone to do their best on every job. All of these circular efforts result in tangible results that can be seen at all of Marathon’s worksites. The employees are committed, and he believes this to be the biggest reason that the company has done so well for the past twenty-five years. Woodley had nothing but positive things to say about Marathon and its employees. His appreciation for this community of employees was obvious and unending. Owners, Chris McGregor and Mark Harry also spoke highly of the efforts put forth by employees. Both men applauded their employees’ dedication and precision on the job. “Our employees make this company,” says McGregor. Marathon has obviously built a strong employee base. However, the owners have played the role of choosing each employee and overseeing the values of the company. Therefore, a lot of the company’s merit is found in the men that oversee it. Chris McGregor, being one of these men, brings his own specialties to the company. McGregor graduated from Auburn in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Science. McGregor relayed how he has been able to incorporate this education into his work at Marathon, “It got me in the general contracting industry, which in turn allowed me to see what my customer wants. I know what my customer wants out of a subcontractor.” Being attentive to customer needs has been another huge factor on Marathon’s pathway to success. The company has been doing more with less, in the words of McGregor. He also sees a lot of potential for growth and expansion in the future for Marathon. Mark Harry also noted company growth in the future. “We’ve already started means to branch out,” says Harry. This owner offers a lot of experience to the company as well. He worked in the Engineering industry for twelve years and was an apprenticeship instructor. Harry commented on being an instructor, “It actually gives you one on one time with the guys in the field. And what it does

photograph by BRIAN AUTHEMENT

for you is not only helping them from the technical perspective but what they need in the field.” With such experienced owners and dedicated employees, it is no surprise to see Marathon’s triumph in the industry. The past twenty-five years have been such a huge achievement, and the future looks bright. “Larry Argo…It takes someone with his integrity and his care and knowhow to make a company perform like that, and it is going to be big shoes to fill,” says Harry. “But, the good part about it is he’s been training us for the last ten to fifteen years. So, I think he’s instilled values to us, the same as he has.” Though there has been some shift in staffing over the past twenty-five years, the company does not waiver in the mission

set forth by its founders. Marathon Electrical’s mission is to be the premier provider of electrical contracting service in the Southeastern United States. With this in mind, they deliver quality products and services to every customer.

“Marathon Electrical’s mission is to be the premier provider of electrical contracting service in the Southeastern United States. With this in mind, they deliver quality products and services to every customer.”

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NLESS A BUILDER IS INVOLVED in public institution construction-the building of hotels, motels or theatres-- they may not even be aware of the state’s Building Commission. Headed since 2009 by Katherine Lynn, an architecture graduate of Auburn University, the commission works to keep a level playing field in the arenas in which it operates. It also works to insure that the public gets what it pays for when it comes to public construction.

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Katherine Lynn and ABC-Alabama President, Jay Reed discuss issues affecting the industry

THOSE SPECIFIC ARENAS INCLUDE ALL STATE BUILDINGS, schools (both public and private), hotels, motels and motion picture theatres. The intent behind the establishment of the commission was to insure that buildings where the public gathers should be designed and constructed with safety in mind. “Often times,” Lynn says, “code development is reactionary. Its primary focus is on life safety for citizens. Traditionally codes are amended in response to tragedies and events that weren’t foreseen before they occurred.” Lynn points to developments following 2005’s Hurricane Katrina and periodic outbreaks of devastating tornados in Alabama as an example. In 2010 the legislature provided that after June, 2010, any new public school constructed must include a Building Commission approved safe space. The Building Commission adopted the ICC 500 standard requirements for tornado shelters. “At the same time we discussed with the State Department of Education mandatory compliance with the code for hurricane shelters, but decided it was not necessary,” Lynn explains. “Tornados are shortwarning events, sometimes just 15 minutes. You know hours if not days before when a hurricane is to hit and there naturally are not going to be students in schools then. The emphasis is on protecting the public health, and it seemed with adequate warnings that are available that schools would have dismissed classes well in advance of any hurricane landfall.” While similar to mandates from FEMA, the ICC code is more prescriptive than descriptive. The safe rooms are designed to withstand 250 miles-per-hour winds in the northern two-thirds of Alabama and 200 miles-per-hour winds in the southern third of the state. The Building Commission doesn’t lobby the legislature, but it monitors what impacts proposed legislation would have on state agencies and their construction plans. For example, the commission has provided guidance to contractors when it comes to complying with HB 56’s provisions on state contracts. Various links were provided to builders, engineers and architects involved in K-12 school systems, community colleges, and other contracts for state agencies. Contracts awarded beginning in January of this year require affidavits regarding compliance with both the act and the E-Verify program. “When there are changes,” Lynn said, “We send an email blast to architects and engineers so they can incorporate those changes into a contractor’s bid package. Any time we have a submittal for review, we capture the address so we can put that party into the database.” The Building Commission also keeps its website up-to-date which provides a real-time resource to designers and builders. The Commission also posts on its website myriad documents and samples that aid both designers and engineers in producing public buildings. The Building Commission’s rule provides that a technical review be made by its technical staff prior to bid letting for projects. Three levels or phases of plan submittal exist: schematic, preliminary and final. These are intended to minimize changes in design development to accommodate Building Commission requirements. The schematic drawings typically only require a site plan, small scale (1/16” = 1’) floor plan, elevation if available, a schematic energy

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“Everyone has to do their part and recognize they have to work together. I’ve tried to bring that philosophy into my work with the government.” concept and the source of funding identity. The schematic aids in keeping designs that may not meet requirements from requiring extensive planning that would then be discarded. In keeping with its vision of a level-playing field, the submittals do not allow sole-source materials for public projects unless specific requirements are met. In addition, the building commission does inspections both during construction and a year after construction is completed to make certain that all relevant requirements were met. Prior to joining the state Historical Building Commission in the mid 2000’s, Lynn worked in a civil engineering department at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. “I learned a lot from working with such outstanding firms as Blount and Caddell on differing types of turnkey, design/build projects, including a larger military housing project. Successful projects happen because there is a team. Everyone has to do their part and recognize they have to work together. I’ve tried to bring that philosophy into my work with the

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Lynn commented. Alabama has been criticized for not having a statewide system of building code inspection and enforcement. Lynn says that most municipalities do have codes, but construction outside city limits is often done without code compliance. “The secret to codes is to have enforcement. You might pass a statewide residential code, but unless you have the ability to do inspections, then just having a code doesn’t really help you.” She does see events such as the 2011 deadly tornado outbreak doing more to promote the use of codes. “But one of the problems is that you have existing structures built many years ago. Codes typically are only effective on new projects.” However, Lynn does observe a greater emphasis on the use of storm shelters, community shelters and safe rooms in homes. “That’s a good thing which will help save lives.” But Lynn says she recognizes that codes are not necessarily a cure-all, even if they were strictly enforced. “There is always

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government.” The slumping construction economy has also hit the Building Commission as well. “We have probably the leanest staff we have ever had. “Even though there are signs that construction is recovering, tax revenues are such that there are across the board cuts throughout state government. We like to think that we are learning to do new things in new and better ways and making the most of what we have in order to serve the public,” Lynn said. It is unclear how the Governor’s announced 10.3 percent proration will impact the Commission’s services, Lynn added. Lynn points out that it would be nice if plan submittals could be done electronically. “As much as that would be helpful, it is just not an inexpensive thing to undertake. We are still reviewing paper plans, and I think that we keep up very well considering our staff reductions.” Typical designs are allowed up to 30 days for each of the three reviews but are often completed before that,

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News & Notes Jay Reed President, ABC of Alabama

Legislative Update ABC President Jay Reed Talks about Progress in the 2012 Alabama Legislative Session. by HUGH J. RUSHING AT THE HALF WAY POINT OF THE 2012 Alabama legislative session, the solons in Montgomery have thus far been embroiled in discussions over charter schools, state budget woes and tweaks to the state’s immigration law. That means, according to ABC President Jay Reed, that very little industry-specific legislation has passed. “So much of the House and Senate’s time has been occupied with those issues that it has been difficult to get much attention paid to major legislation, which the construction industry and allied trades are behind.” Reed along with ABC Legislative Commit-

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tee Chair Tim Hightower have spent long hours in Montgomery laying the groundwork for future legislation and playing defense. “We may not get our major bills passed,” Reed observed, “but we are certainly preparing for 2013 when some of these major issues are behind us.” Issue number one for ABC this legislative session is an attempt to get construction materials for non-taxable entities such as the state, federal government and schools exempted from sales and use taxes, revised and simplified. Construction firms are spending thousands of dollars and in-

ordinate amounts of time trying to comply with sales/use tax calculations and reports for items going into such tax-exempt construction. ABC has met with the Alabama Department of Revenue and the Attorney General’s Office in attempt to get the situation returned to the way the process worked prior to 2004. “I don’t know if we will get this passed this session, but we certainly have had excellent meetings in Montgomery. And, I think we will ultimately be successful in this effort,” Reed said. “If not this session, surely in 2013.” The association has provided overwhelming resource for our subcontractors. “Subs are the “workers” on a job site. We have to monitor any issues that could hinder their ability to perform for the general contractors,” Reed stated. Reed points to electrical legislation, sprinkler concerns and the Alabama Plumbing and Gas Board to name a few areas of focus. Another major win predicted is on legislation, which would ban government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) for taxpayer funded work in Alabama. Reed praised Representatives Jack Williams and Senator Slade Blackwell’s work on the bill. Government required PLAs are said to add as much as 20 percent to the cost of construction when they require non-merit shop employment in connection with projects. Less than ten percent of the state’s construction workforce is unionized. “The republican majority embraces this concept, and the bill is out of committee. We simply need someone on rules to pick it for the calendar.” Reed is confident that the Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute (ACRI) will be extended by legislation this session. The ACRI’s Go Build program, driven by the need to train and qualify skilled craftspeople, has marked significant successes, and its funding, by a self-imposed fee on construction wages, needs renewal by the legislature. “The legislation would put the ACRI under the Sunset Review Committee process going forward, and we think that’s a great thing for ABC members and all of the construction industry in the state,” Reed

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pointed out. ABC has typically steered away from involvement in local legislation, but Reed said that this year the association has been monitoring legislation for Jefferson, Madison and Mobile counties. The reason being that these three areas are economic engines for large portions of the state’s population. At issue in Mobile are efforts to find a solution to soaring property and casualty insurance rates along hurricane prone coastal areas. In Jefferson County, the issue of an occupational tax reinstatement is also drawing attention, Reed said. “We are concerned obviously that unless the Jefferson County delegation can come to some sort of agreement among their selves, there doesn’t seem to be much the legislature is willing to do. We are concerned that inspection and planning processes will be stalled and delayed without some relief for the Jefferson County government.” ABC has been called to the table countless times to review drafts of a potential solution. ABC is also supporting and looking for

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passage of legislation, which would allow for tax credits in data and call centers throughout Alabama. In an effort to lure such operations to Alabama, incentives are needed to help turn, typically, large empty retail spaces into data and call centers which would produce well-paying jobs for citizens. “General contractors and electrical contractors in particular are hopeful this can be done,” Reed said, “since much of this sort of renovation work is required for data and call centers.” ABC has also worked on an anti-indemnity bill, which would bar risk shifting from a responsible party to another via contract documents, which arbitrarily assign the risk to one group. “We have studied existing indemnity laws nationwide and are working towards having a bill ready for 2013,” Reed said. Reed also said while the construction industry appreciates the need for the state to save money, it’s concerned about proposals floated, which would consolidate numerous state licensing boards into a single entity.

“We want to make sure that critical areas are not left uncovered and that the quality of the licensing boards activities and building standards in Alabama are not compromised by the need for savings.” At time of print, ABC was monitoring 170 plus bills. Reed indicated that ABC’s website (www.abc-alabama.org) features a bill tracking report. The site also includes a weekly legislative briefing that generally posts early on Friday mornings during session. This allows the construction industry to get up to the minute information about any important piece of legislation. Reed serves as the association’s lobbyist. He welcomes meetings to discuss how contractors feel we can better our industry through legislation. Reed concluded with a humble thank you to ABC’s legislative chairman, Tim Hightower of Southern Carpet and Hardwood. “Tim’s commitment to putting personal interest aside to ensure ABC represents the entire industry is a key reason we are the voice for the industry and we appreciate his willingness to serve.”

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DIRECTORY 4Site Inc. Jerry Cargile 7500 Memorial Pkwy. SW Ste. 209 Huntsville, AL 35802 p: (256) 539-1221 f: (256) 539-1220 www.4siteinc.biz Architect, Engineer A Plus Masonry David York 4625 Murfreesboro Road Lebanon, TN 37090 p: (615) 453-6036 f: (615) 713-3333 A & B Electric Company of Mobile, Inc. Jeff Noble 1643 Varner Drive Mobile, AL 36693 p: (251) 666-1798 f: (251) 660-8881 www.aandbelectric.com Electrical Contractor A & C Construction Company, Inc. Noah Dean P.O Box 210577 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 215-3000 f: (334) 215-3001 Asphalt Paving, Concrete Contractor, Concrete Paving, Curbs, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Preparation A.J. Edwards Roofing Company, Inc. A.J. Edwards PO Box 857 Atmore, AL 36504 p: (251) 368-6517 f: (251) 368-2990 Roof Specialties ABSCO Fireplaces, Inc. John Galbreath Jr. 416 28th Street South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 252-3283

f: (205) 323-7006 www.abscofireplace.com Business Services Acker Electric Co., Inc. Aaron Acker P.O. Box 157 Anniston, AL 36202 p: (256) 236-8100 f: (256) 237-1102 www.ackerelectric.com Electrical Contractor Active Air, Inc. Brian Paschal PO Box 710 Calera, AL 35040 p: (205) 668-6220 f: (205) 668-0980 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) D. L. Acton Construction Co., Inc. Doug Acton P.O. Box 426 Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 985-7378 f: (205) 985-7562 General Contractor Adams Ivy Millwork & Construction, LLC Lee Adams 2503 Asan Court Huntsville, AL 35803 p: (256) 508-4161 f: (256) 881-7700 Adkins & Kimbrough Mechanical, LLC Joel Adkins 4415 Turin Drive Bessemer, AL 35020 p: (205) 432-4000 f: (205) 432-4020 www.akmechanical.net Mechanical Contractor Advanced Electric Co., Inc. James Stevens P.O. Box 1087

Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 664-4500 f: (205) 621-9695 www.advancedelectricinc.com Electrical Contractor Aeromechanical, LLC Brian Carstens 5926 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL 32563 p: (850) 932-2011 www.aero-mech.com Supplier Aerotek Engineering, Environment & Construction Brian Miller 1800 International Park Dr., Suite 50 Terr. Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 986-7675 f: (205) 968-6151 www.aerotek.com AFLAC Stan McMackins 25 Shoal Creek Road Arab, AL 35016 p: (706) 218-9580 f: (877) 831-4234 www.aflac.com A G Gaston Construction Co., Inc. Walter Howlett Jr. 2 20th Street North Suite 150 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 328-0376 General Contractor Air Conditioning By Luquire, Inc. Conrad Missildine P.O. Box 211328 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 264-9666 f: (334) 264-9659 www.acbyluquire.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing Airgas South Inc. Keith Speegle

621 Finley Island Rd. Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 353-1585 f: (256) 355-1002 www.airgas.com Supplier Air-Tech, Inc. James A. Thompson P.O. Box 26269 Birmingham, AL 35226 p: (205) 942-7081 f: (205) 942-7098 Supplier Al Hill’s Boiler Sales & Repair, Inc. Randall Sanford P.O. Box 662 Theodore, AL 36590 p: (251) 653-0361 www.alhillboiler.com Supplier Alabama Brick Delivery, Inc. Mark Frederick P.O. Box 5462 Birmingham, AL 35207 p: (205) 323-1560 f: (205) 328-2760 www.alabamabrick.com Brick Masonry Supplies,Stone Alabama Concrete Co.Inc. Matt Boone 4200 Stringfield Rd., N.W. Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 859-0311 f: (256) 852-0068 Concrete Supplier Alabama Door and Hardware, Inc. Stan Huguley P.O. Box 489 Vance, AL 35490 p: (205) 553-0700 f: (205) 553-1118 www.aladoor.com Access Doors, Fire Protection Specialties, Hardware, Metal Doors and Frames, Partitions, Special Doors, Special Metal Doors and

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Frames, Toilet and Bath Accessories, Wood and Plastic Doors Alabama Drywall Supply #291 Scott Mitchell 21195 Boca Rio Road Boca Raton, FL 33433 p: (256) 830-9707 f: (561) 852-8267 www.lwsupply.com Supplier Alabama Dynamics, Inc. Gene Ernest P.O. Box 1630 Calera, AL 35040 p: (205) 668-0708 f: (205) 668-0719 Business Services Alabama Graphics John Davis 2801 5th Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 252-8505 f: (205) 252-8510 www.algraphics.com Business Services Alabama Guardrail, Inc. Catherine Huff P.O. Box 728 Pinson, AL 35126 p: (205) 681-3395 f: (205) 681-5747 Concrete Formwork, Fences & Gates, Metal Handrails & Railings, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications Alabama One Call Michele Dory 3104 Bates Lane Fultondale, AL 35068 p: (205) 731-3200 f: (205) 731-3249 www.al1call.com Business Services Alabama Plate Cutting Co., Inc. Jeff Whitlock P.O. Box 128

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Saginaw, AL 35137 p: (205) 664-3178 f: (205) 664-3191 Business Services Alabama Resources, LLC Mike Smith 82 Firetower Road Grant, AL 35747 p: (256) 572-3655 f: (256) 728-7662 www.alabamaresources.net Fiber Optic Cabling, Site Preparation Alabama Roofing and Sheet Metal Company, Inc. Bill Reid P.O. Box 454 Anniston, AL 36202 p: (256) 831-9000 f: (256) 831-9888 www.alabamaroofing.com Insulation, Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Preformed Roofing and Cladding/Siding, Roof Specialties, Skylights Alabama Wilbert, Inc. Jeff Tiffin 416 Rose Road Albertville, AL 35950 p: (256) 878-2161 f: (256) 878-2162 Business Services, Mortuary Equipment AL-CLY Plumbing Company, Inc. A.L. Hagler PO Box 19114 Birmingham, AL 35219 p: (205) 925-2000 f: (205) 925-8334 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing Alexander Sealcoating & Striping, Inc. Mark Alexander P.O. Box 211032 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 264-4003 f: (334) 264-4116 Asphalt Paving, Curbs, Pavement Marking, Site Preparation All-Phase Electric Supply Co. Andy Kilbourn P.O. Box 2737 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 533-0640 f: (256) 536-2007 Supplier All Plastics & Fiberglass, Inc. Chris Bailey 8201 Zeigler Blvd Mobile, AL 36608 p: (251) 633-2130 f: (251) 633-2178 www.allplastics-fiberglass.com

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Distributor All-South Subcontractors, Inc. John Stewart P.O. Box 101657 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 836-8111 f: (205) 836-4227 www.allsouthsub.com Cementitious Decks, Fireproofing, Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Roofing Tiles All Temp Windows, Inc. Chad Hathorne 240 McCurdy Avenue South Rainsville, AL 35986 p: (256) 417-4919 f: (866) 929-1976 www.alltempwindows.com Business Services Allcomm Wireless, Inc. Jason Lawrence 4116 First Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 591-8804 f: (205) 595-7642 www.allcomm.com Communications Alliance Sand and Aggregates, LLC Rodney Terry P.O. Box 1945 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 340-7263 f: (256) 353-1843 www.alliancesand.com Sand/Gravel Allied Construction Equipment Bill Eslick P.O. Box 550 Tanner, AL 35671 p: (256) 350-1755 f: (256) 350-1099 www.alliedrentz.com Supplier Allied Electric, Inc. Addye Hanback P. O. Box 5196 Huntsville, AL 35814 p: (256) 837-7770 f: (256) 837-0301 Electrical Contractor Allied Supply Company, Inc. Bobby Click PO Box 66 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 534-6161 f: (256) 534-6196 www.alliedsupplyco.com Supplier Alpha Resources, LLC Dennis Noland P.O. Box 380693 Birmingham, AL 35238 p: (205) 995-4705

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f: (205) 991-2976 www.alpharesources.net Consulting American Asphalt, Inc. Bob Cahoon P.O. Box 909 Magnolia Springs, AL 36555 p: (251) 990-8000 Asphalt Paving American Constructors, Inc. Harold Brewer P.O. Box 120129 Nashville, TN 37212 p: (615) 329-0123 f: (615) 320-7966 www.amconst.com General Contractor American Insulation & Energy Services Ty McCoy 3054 Leeman Ferry Rd. Suite M Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 882-5558 f: (256) 882-5590 Insulation American Pipe & Supply Bob Kyle P.O. Box 11474 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 252-9460 f: (205) 252-9457 www.americanpipe.com Fire Protection, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing, Process Piping & Equipment, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Utilities, Pressure Piping, Supplier American Pipe & Supply Jeremy McClure 106 10th Ave. NE Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 353-7447 f: (256) 353-7744 www.americanpipe.com Supplier America’s Thrift Stores Timothy Alvis 1248 Center Point Road Birmingham, AL 35215 p: (205) 520-5434 f: (205) 520-1075 www.americasthrift.com Business Services, Construction Equipment Amerisure Insurance Co. Andrew Carretto 2160 Satellite Blvd. STE 200 Duluth, GA 30097 p: (770) 813-3300 f: (770) 813-3310 www.amerisure.com Bonding, Insurance

Amiri Engineering Nasser Amiri 2609 Artie Street SW Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 536-9992 f: (256) 536-9982 www.amiriengineering.com Engineer Anthony’s Car Clean Up, Inc. Donna Serio 1009 Vestavia Parkway Birmingham, AL 35216 p: (205) 822-5244 f: (205) 822-4645 www.anthonyscarwash.com Business Services Angelo Iafrate Construction Joe Eckardt 105 Jetplex Circle Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 382-1342 f: (256) 461-0888 General Contractor Anglin Reichmann Snellgrove & Armstrong P.C. Stephen Armstrong 305 Quality Circle Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 533-1040 f: (256) 539-1942 Accounting, Business Services APAC Mid-South, Inc. Joe Hughes P. O. Box 385025 Birmingham, AL 35238-5025 p: (205) 995-5900 f: (205) 995-5901 www.apacmidsouth.com Supplier Apel Steel Corporation Ronald Apel 2345 2nd Ave. NW Cullman, AL 35058 p: (256) 739-6280 f: (256) 739-8107 www.apelsteel.net Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Structural Steel, Supplier Apex Construction Partners, LLC Parker Hall 104 23rd Street South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 263-7474 f: (205) 236-7475 www.apexconstructionpartners.com General Contractor, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Health Care Facilities/Services, Institutional, Interior Finish, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail, Tenant Finish Applied Leadership Joel Smith 4995 US Hwy 278 East

Cullman, AL 35055 p: (256) 339-2720 www.crestcomtraining.com Business Services Applied Software Technology, Inc. Fiona Pratt 2801 Buford Hwy NE Atlanta, GA 30329 p: (404) 633-8660 www.asti.com Business Services, Supplier ARC/Imaging Technologies Brian Lebold 3000 Third Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 323-1563 f: (205) 324-6980 www.itrepro.com Business Services Ard Contracting, Inc. John Windle 120 Office Park Drive, Suite 200 Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 870-0035 f: (205) 870-4263 www.ardcontracting.com Cast In Place Concrete, Concrete Contractor, Concrete Formwork, General Contractor Artisan Masonry Corp. Terry Sylvester 488 A Shields Rd. Huntsville, AL 35811 p: (256) 746-8130 f: (256) 746-8133 Masonry Asphalt Services, Inc. J.D. Odom 11045 Old Highway 31 Spanish Fort, AL 36527 p: (251) 621-9325 General Contractor- Heavy/ Highway Associated Insurors, Inc. Quinton Hanson 121 Yorkshire Circle Florence, AL 35630 p: (256) 766-7773 f: (256) 764-7638 www.aii2000.com Business Services, Insurance Associated Mechanical Contractors Evan Adams P.O. Box 70455 Montgomery, AL 36107 p: (334) 264-2263 f: (334) 263-1240 www.amcoinc.com Basic Mechanical Materials And Methods, Controls, Heating Boilers And Accessories, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Industrial Process Piping, Mechanical,Mechanical

Contractor, Mechanical Insulation, Plumbing, Process Piping & Equipment, Site Utilities Pressure Piping, Testing, Adjusting & Balancing ATC Associates, Inc. Jeremy Graham 200 Wellington Manor Court Suite 100 Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 733-8775 f: (205) 733-8954 www.atcassociates.com Consulting, Engineer Auburn Electrical Construction Greg Lanier P.O. Box 2310 Auburn, AL 36831 p: (334) 821-7360 f: (334) 826-6366 www.aecci.com Electrical Contractor Automated Controls Inc. Andrea Lee 3085 Leeman Ferry Road Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 650-5321 f: (256) 883-5332 www.automatedcontrolsinc.com Controls, Temporary Controls, Testing, Adjusting & Balancing Automatic Fire Systems, Inc. Chris Jones PO Box 851 Trussville, AL 35173 p: (205) 661-3388 f: (205) 838-8201 Fire Protection, Fire Protection Specialties, Fire Suppression and Supervisory Systems

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Axis Welding and Machine Works Inc. Julie Edge P.O. Box 95 Axis, AL 36505 p: (251) 675-1130 f: (251) 675-4311 www.awmw.net Supplier B & B Roofing, Inc. Mark Brashier P.O. Box 457 Saginaw, AL 35137 p: (205) 664-9692 f: (205) 664-9473 Insulation, Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Preformed Roofing and Cladding/Siding, Roof

Specialties, Roofing Tiles B & G Equipment & Supply Marty Hardin 2748 Mary Taylor Rd. Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 833-3033 f: (205) 833-3382 www.bgequipment.com Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Supplier B D Welch Construction LLC Bobby Welch 120 Industrial Station Rd. Steele, AL 35987 p. (256) 442.0774 f. (256) 691.0243 www.bdwelch.com General Contractor, Custom Built Homes, Commercial Healthcare, Bank Renovations Bailey and Owens General Contractors, Inc. Ronald Owens 2649 Valleydale Road, STE A Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 991-2786 f: (205) 995-0387 General Contractor Bailey-Harris Construction Co., Inc. Freddie Riggs P. O. Box 490 Auburn, AL 36831-0490 p: (334) 821-0807 f: (334) 826-1152 www.bailey-harris.com General ContractorIndustrial & Commercial Development, General Contractor- Pre Engineered Buildings

23505 Lawrence Moseley Road Robertsdale, AL 36567 p: (251) 947-4329 f: (251) 947-6099 Off-site Transportation and Disposal Baldwin Portable Toilets & Septic Tanks, Inc. Anthony Boyett 31378 U S Higway 90 Seminole, AL 36574 p: (251) 946-3250 f: (251) 946-3350 baldwinportables@yahoo.com Business Services Bar Bender Steel, Inc. Cynthia Posey P.O. Box 241543 Montgomery, AL 36124 p: (334) 277-7822 f: (334) 277-7827 Basic Metal Materials and Methods, Cast In Place Concrete, Cold Formed Metal Framing, Concrete Reinforcing, Metal Decking, Metal Handrails & Railings, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Ornamental Metal, Reinforcing Steel, Steel Joists, Structural Framing, Structural Steel, Supplier Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith Keith Barfield 1121 Riverchase Office Road Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 982-5500 f: (205) 982-5501 www.bmss.com Accounting, Consulting

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC Donald Nettles 420 20th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 328-0480 f: (205) 488-3828 www.bakerdonelson.com Attorney

Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon, Inc. Harry Wilson 200 Clinton Ave. Suite 800 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 533-1561 f: (256) 533-1564 www.bargewaggoner.com Architect, Engineer

Balch & Bingham, LLP Charles Burkhart PO Box 306 Birmingham, AL 35201 p: (205) 251-8100 f: (205) 252-0420 www.balch.com Attorney

Barnett-Jones-Wilson, LLC John C. Jones 125 18th Street North Pell City, AL 35125 p: (205) 884-5334 f: (205) 884-0099 www.struct-engr.com Engineer

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Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co.Inc. Loren Simmons P.O. Box 2657 Decatur, AL 35602-2657 p: (256) 355-5531 f: (256) 355-2091 www.barnhartcrane.com Supplier Barry Pattern & Foundry Co. Denise Gurley 3333 35th Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35207 p: (205) 841-8725 f: (205) 841-1972 www.barrycraft.com Metal Castings, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Supplier Basic Drywall, Inc. Darrell Trott 88 Robert Jemison Rd, Ste 100 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 945-3004 f: (205) 945-3099 Access Flooring, Acoustical Treatment Bay Area Contracting, Inc. John Meacham P.O. Box 8312 Mobile, AL 36689 p: (251) 414-3113 f: (251) 414-5221

General Contractor Bayou Concrete, LLC Walter Verneuille P.O. Box 1529 Theodore, AL 36590 p: (251) 421-0724 www.bayouconcretellc.com Concrete Supplier, Supplier BBC Systems, Inc. William Curbow 7017 Wall Triana Highway Suite F Madison, AL 35757 p: (256) 774-7250 f: (256) 774-7251 Alarm Systems, Fire Protection Specialties, Supplier BE&K, A KBR Company Mathew Clark P.O. Box 2332 Birmingham, AL 35201 p: (205) 972-6160 f: (205) 972-6300 www.kbr.com Cast In Place Concrete, Chutes, Concrete Formwork, Concrete Placing and Finishing, Concrete Reinforcing, Controls, Controls, Demolition, Electrical Contractor, Engineer, Engineering Services, General Contractor - (Construction Manager, Design/Build, Facilities

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Contractor, Concrete Formwork, General Contractor - (Churches, Commercial, Custom Built Homes, Design/Build, Health Care Facilities/Services, Low Rise Apartments, Low Rise Office, Residential Multi Family) Beard Equipment Company Brad Beard 2480 East I-65 Service Rd. North Mobile, AL 36617 p: (800) 848-8563 f: (251) 452-2309 www.beardequipment.com Supplier

Beacon Technologies Michelle Chapman 1441 Donelson Pike Nashville, TN 37217 p: (256) 799-0200 f: (256) 971-2227 www.beacontech.net

Bennett Building, Inc. Jay Bennett 120 Shady Acres Road Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 403-6511 f: (205) 402-6516 www.bennettbuilding.com General Contractor

Bear Brothers, Inc. Rush Stallings P.O. Box 2071 Montgomery, AL 36102 p: (334) 834-2961 f: (334) 264-6647 www.bearbrothers.com Cast In Place Concrete, Concrete

BESCO Steel Supply, Inc. Jimmie Townsend P.O. Box 320307 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 591-2540 f: (205) 595-1117 www.bescosteel.com Structural Steel, Supplier

Bessemer Metal Products (BMP), Inc. Robert Thomas 557 Belview Street Bessemer, AL 35020 p: (205) 481-9998 f: (205) 481-9980 www.bmpmetals.net Supplier Bhate Geosciences Corp. Uday R. Bhate 5217 5th Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35212 p: (205) 591-7062 f: (205) 591-7184 www.bhate-geo.com Engineer BHS/Safety F1rst Erle Morring Two Metroplex Drive STE 275 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 879-1150 f: (205) 879-1095 www.safetyf1rst.com Business Services Big Creek Landscaping Billy Brymer 1880 Campbellsville Rd. Pulaski, TN 38478 p: (931) 363-0904 f: (931) 363-6920 Landscaping and Irrigation

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Big Red Container, Inc. Julio Corte III 24001 State Highway 181 Daphne, AL 36526 p: (251) 990-5047 f: (251) 990-5097 Off-site Transportation & Disposal

Birmingham Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. Steve Ziemak 624 Goldwire Way S.W. Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 322-3491 f: (205) 322-3980 Membrane Roofing & Sheet Metal

Big Spring Environmental, LLC Michael McClung P.O. Box 2008 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 382-9000 f: (256) 382-2732 www.bigspringenvironmental.com Solid Waste Handling Equipment, Waste Removal

Bittner Industries, Inc. Bob Thomas P.O. Box 10265 Mobile, AL 36610 p: (251) 457-7671 f: (251) 456-2252 www.bittnerindustries.com Supplier

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Biz-Pack, Inc. Marlene Fine P.O. Box 2400 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 736-9890 f: (256) 737-1713 Business Services

Billy Boyd Realty & Construction, Inc. William H. Boyd 3811 Palisades Dr. Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 p: (205) 556-2693 f: (205) 556-2788 www.billyboydrealty.com General Contractor Birchfield Construction, Inc. Tom Birchfield 618 Cleermont Drive Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 536-1182 f: (256) 536-1182 www.birchfield-construction.com General Contractor - (Commercial, Historical Renovation)

B. L. Harbert International Ben Patrick P.O. Box 531390 Birmingham, AL 35253 p: (205) 802-2800 f: (205) 802-2850 www.bharbert.com General Contractor-(Airports, Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/ Build, Health Care, Facilities/ Services, High Rise Apartments, High Rise Office, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Industrial Maintenance, Institutional, Low Rise Office, Waste Water Treatment)

Birchfield Penuel Architects, LLC Clay Birchfield 2805 Crescent Ave., Suite 200 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 870-1876 f: (205) 870-3058 www.bpa.net Architect

Blalock Building Co., Inc. Steven A. Blalock 7309 Gadsden Highway Trussville, AL 35173 p: (205) 661-3040 f: (205) 661-3045 www.blalockbc.com General Contractor

Birmingham Fastener & Supply, Inc. Joe Phifer P.O. Box 10323 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 595-3511 f: (205) 591-7107 www.bhamfast.com Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Supplier

Blalock Plumbing, Electric & HVAC Joel Hargrove 680 South Ellington Parkway Lewisburg, TN 37091 p: (931) 359-4871 f: (931) 359-6216 Electrical Contractor, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing

Birmingham Fence Company Dane Brown PO Box 320233 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 833-7052 f: (205) 591-4550 Fences & Gates

BLD, LLC-Building & Land Development Anthony Kinstley 100 Gilbert Drive Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 605-6083 f: (205) 621-2212

www.docupak.com BLP Mobile Paints Ed Keith 1002 Putman Drive Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 837-4930 f: (256) 837-4931 Supplier Block USA P.O. Box 100813 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 314-6400 f: (205) 314-6440 www.specblockusa.com Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, Geosynthetics, Insulation, Masonry, Masonry Restoration and Cleaning, Mortar & Masonry Grout, Reinforcing Steel, Supplier, Unit Pavers, Waterproofing/Dampproofing Bob Morrow Construction Company, Inc. David R. Turner P.O. Box 21151 Tuscaloosa, AL 35402 p: (205) 759-9600 f: (205) 759-9604 www.bmccinc.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Design/Build, Low Rise Apartments), Rough Carpentry Bolling Pharmacy, Inc. Trent Mobley 101 Temple Avenue South Fayette, AL 35555 p: (205) 932-4513 f: (205) 932-9203 Business Services Boozer Laminated Beam Company, Inc. Bud Owsley PO Box 1945 Anniston, AL 36202 p: (256) 237-2875 f: (256) 237-2870 www.boozerbeam.com Structural Wood Components, Supplier Bradford Building Co. Kevin Kynerd 2151 Old Rocky Ridge Rd. Ste 100 Birmingham, AL 35216-7251 p: (205) 970-4975 f: (205) 970-4904 www.bradfordbuilding.com General Contractor Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP David Pugh P.O. Box 830709 Birmingham, AL 35283 p: (205) 521-8000 f: (205) 521-8800

www.babc.com Attorney Bradley Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Ray Allen 431 Hackel Dr. Montgomery, AL 36117 p: (334) 271-0700 f: (334) 271-0006 www.bradleyplumbing.com Building Automation Systems, Mechanical, Site Utilities Pressure Piping Brand Energy Solutions, LLC Kenny Baker 3500 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N. Birmingham, AL 35234 p: (205) 323-9771 f: (205) 323-6564 www.beis.com Supplier Brannon Electric Motor Co., Inc. Jacob Baldwin 3022 6th Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 322-0495 f: (205) 324-5904 www.brannonelectricmotorinc.com Supplier Branshaw Mechanical, Inc. George Terry P. O. Box 159 Courtland, AL 35618 p: (256) 637-8701 f: (256) 637-8525 Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications Brantley Electric Company, Inc. Dane Brantley 240 Bearden Road Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 663-7746 f: (205) 663-7834 Electrical Contractor Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC Jeff Stone P.O. Box 10383 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 328-4000 f: (205) 251-1304 www.brasfieldgorrie.com General Contractor Brawco, Inc. Ryburn Bailey 4040 Farr Road Bessemer, AL 35022 p: (205) 426-5557 f: (205) 426-8884 www.brawco.com Concrete Restoration and Cleaning, Masonry Restoration and Cleaning, Waterproofing/ Dampproofing BRBC, LLC David Sherrod

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2151 Old Rocky Ridge Road STE 110 Birmingham, AL 35216 p: (205) 313-9290 f: (205) 982-3003 www.brbcllc.com General Contractor-(Commercial, Custom Built Homes) Brendle Sprinkler Co., Inc. F. C. Brendle P.O. Box 210609 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 270-8571 f: (334) 277-7967 www.brendlesprinkler.com Fire Protection Brice Building Company, LLC Bruce Adams 201 Sunbelt Parkway Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 930-9911 f: (205) 918-1850 www.bricebuilding.com General Contractor- (Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Health Care Facilities/Services, High Rise Office, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Institutional, Low Rise Office, Retail) Bright Future Electric, LLC Allen McCain 3420 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N. Birmingham, AL 35234 p: (205) 326-1409 f: (205) 326-1427 www.brightfutureelectric.com Alarm Systems, Controls, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution,Testing BRJ & Associates of Alabama, LLC Bonnie James 3452 East Foothill Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107 p: (205) 991-9102 f: (205) 991-9103 www.brjassociates.com Business Services, Construction Management/Coordination Firm Brindley Construction, LLC Kathy Pigg P.O. Box 303 Pulaski, TN 38478 p: (931) 363-4544 f: (931) 363-1503 www.brindleyconst.com General Contractor, General Contractor- (Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Custom Built Homes,

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Bullard-Cook, Inc. Patrick W. Cook 624 South Perry Street Montgomery, AL 36104 p: (334) 356-4271 f: (334) 356-4273 General Contractor

Bryant Bank Chris Lindsey 415-H Church Street, Suite 100 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 535-1049 f: (256) 533-0520 www.bryantbank.com

Burch Corporation John Baker P. O. Box 610566 Birmingham, AL 35261 p: (205) 833-1293 f: (205) 833-1508 www.burchcorp.com General Contractor- Other Specialty Construction, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment

Bryant Bank Mary Kay Pickering 2700 Cahaba Village Plaza Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 968-3353 f: (205) 999-0941 www.bryantbank.com Business Services Builders FirstSource Michael Balliet P.O. Box 266 Shelby, AL 35143 p: (205) 610-0273 f: (205) 669-9866 www.bldr.com Supplier Building & Earth Sciences, Inc. Deepa Bhate 5545 Derby Drive Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 836-6300 f: (205) 836-9007 www.buildingandearth.com Engineer Building & Earth Science, Inc. Matt Adams 2607 Leeman Ferry Rd. Suite 5 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 713-0056 f: (205) 836-9007 www.buildingandearth.com Business Services, Engineer Building Specialties Company, Inc. Paul Caddell P.O. Box 788 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 956-1600 f: (205) 956-1655 www.bscoinc.com Access Doors, Chalkboards and Tackboards, Chutes, Compartments and Cubicles, Flagpoles, Folding Doors and Grilles, Hardware Lockers, Metal Doors and Frames, Miscellaneous Specialties, Operable Partitions, Overhead and Coiling Doors, Partitions, Special Metal Doors and Frames, Supplier, Toilet and Bath Accessories, Wall and Corner Guards, Wood and Plastic Doors

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Burleson Pool Benny Burleson 2725 Cullom Blvd. Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763 p: (256) 837-0260 f: (256) 837-2854 www.burlesonmasterpools.com General Contractor- Other Specialty Construction,Pools Burr & Forman LLP William S. Fishburne III 420 North 20th Street Suite 3400 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 251-3000 f: (205) 244-5634 www.burr.com Attorney

Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 355-2544 f: (256) 355-2627 Supplier C & C Contractors, LLC Carlos Rabren 209 Lyon Street Notasulga, AL 36866 p: (334) 257-4307 f: (334) 257-4306 www.candccontractors.com General Contractor C & H Constructors, Inc. Teresa Sapp 1720 Brownlee Hills Road Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 956-8410 f: (205) 956-8413 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) C & H Mechanical Services, Inc. Keith Hines 3200 6th Ave. North Birmingham, AL 35201 p: (205) 324-3700 f: (205) 324-3238 Basic Mechanical Materials And Methods C & J Contracting & Plumbing, Inc. Joe Lane PO Box 704 Russellville, AL 35653 p: (256) 331-9676 f: (256) 331-3531 Sewerage and Drainage

Burt Steel, Inc. Raymond E. Burt P.O. Box 1371 Montgomery, AL 36101 p: (334) 265-9268 f: (334) 265-9261 www.burtsteel.com Structural Steel, Supplier

C. D. Roberts Contracting, Inc. Martin Roberts P. O. Box 1027 Jasper, AL 35502 p: (205) 221-3015 f: (205) 221-3073 Site Improvements, Site Preparation, Site Utilities Pressure Piping

Business Interiors Chris Guyette 107 A West Clinton Ave Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 551-0051 f: (256) 519-2466 www.businteriors.com Business Services

Caddell Construction Co., Inc. Cathy Caddell P.O. Box 210099 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 272-7723 f: (334) 272-0189 www.caddell.com General Contractor

Byars & Associates Haig Wright P. O. Box 1309 Jasper, AL 35502 p: (205) 221-3621 f: (205) 221-8700 www.byarsassociates.com Bonding, Insurance

Cage Drywall, Inc Steve Gedelman 44 Industrial Park Drive Hendersonville, TN 37075 p: (615) 822-9000 f: (615) 822-9909

Byco Plastics, LLC Jason Tapscott P. O. Box 729

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Cahaba Electric, Inc. Russell Hogelin P.O. Box 367 Centreville, AL 35042 p: (205) 926-7897

f: (205) 926-4513 Electrical Contractor Cahaba Roofing Company Greg Vickery P.O. Box 1009 Trussville, AL 35173 p: (205) 854-9000 f: (205) 629-6570 Shingles CALENCO, LLC Rick Caldwell 701 17th Avenue S.W. Sheffield, AL 35660 p: (256) 383-0240 f: (256) 383-0310 General Contractor Capell & Howard, P. C. Richard H. Allen P.O. Box 2069 Montgomery, AL 36102 p: (334) 241-8000 f: (334) 323-8888 www.chlaw.com Attorney Capitol Fence Company, Inc. Todd Henderson 6501 Troy Highway Pike Road, AL 36064 p: (334) 281-9840 f: (334) 288-1325 Supplier Capstone Building Corp. Chris Travis 3415 Independence Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 803-5226 f: (205) 803-5230 www.capstonebuilding.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/ Build, High Rise Apartments, Historical Renovation, Institutional, Low Rise Apartments, Residential Multi Family) Carcel & G Construction LLC Carmen Hastings 31 County Road 240 Hanceville, AL 35077 p: (256) 736-5556 f: (256) 736-9968 Base Courses, Demolition, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Preparation Carpet Systems of Huntsville Carter Haley P.O. Box 1127 Huntsville, AL 35807 p: (256) 881-2001 f: (256) 881-2044 www.haleysflooring.com Carpet, Soft Flooring Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC

Robert Coker 2100 16th Avenue So, #300 Birmingham, AL 35205 p: (205) 933-7822 f: (205) 933-7944 www.cricpa.com Accounting Cash & Carry Building Supply Jim Long 575 37th Street North Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 595-8989 f: (205) 595-8793 Supplier CBC, Inc. Chris Brooks 1207 East Forrest St. PMB#301 Athens, AL 35613 p: (256) 216-1080 f: (256) 216-1090 Concrete Formwork Cemex, Inc. Lynn Rasco 5000 Grantswood Road Suite 220 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 967-5211 f: (205) 967-5266 www.cemexusa.com Concrete Supplier, Ready-Mix Concrete, Supplier Central Alabama Fabricators, Inc. Oliver Harrell P.O. Box 1417 Columbiana, AL 35051 p: (205) 669-6120 f: (205) 669-9224 www.caf-inc.com Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Structural Framing, Supplier Central Fire Protection Dan Dotson P.O. Box 19309 Birmingham, AL 35219 p: (205) 942-0200 f: (205) 942-0221 www.centralfireprotection.com Fire Protection Specialties CG Design Supply, Inc. Charlotte Stokes 2225 Drake Ave. Ste. 3 Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 883-0826 f: (256) 883-0993 Carpet, General ContractorInterior Finish, Supplier, Tile and Terrazzo Champion Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Danny Logan 120 Hilltop Business Drive Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 988-3279 f: (205) 733-1415 Heating, Ventilating & Air

Conditioning (HVAC) Charles E. Watts, Inc. Charles E. Watts Jr. P.O. Box 1686 Gadsden, AL 35902 p: (256) 547-2554 f: (256) 549-0321 Asphalt Paving, General Contractor- Heavy/Highway Charles Deweese Construction Tim Smith P.O. Box 504 Franklin, KY 42134 p: (270) 586-9122 f: (270) 586-6349 www.charlesdeweeseconstruction.com Asphalt Paving, Concrete Paving, Curbs, Demolition, General Contractor, Site Improvements, Site Utilities Pressure Piping, Tunneling

Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 252-9906 f: (205) 251-6583 www.cssmission.org Business Services Christian Testing Laboratories, Inc Jon Christian PO Box 3218 Montgomery, AL 36109 p: (334) 260-9174 f: (334) 260-9177 www.ctltesting.com Business Services, Engineer Christopher Plumbing & Electric Co. Tony Christopher P. O. Box 247 Athens, AL 35612 p: (256) 232-4460 f: (256) 232-4446 Electrical Contractor, Plumbing

Cheatwood Hardwood, Inc. Peggy Cheatwood 8500 Highway 78 Heflin, AL 36264 p: (256) 463-5270 f: (256) 463-4668 www.cheatwoodhardwood.com Wood Flooring

Cimco Refrigeration Don Rhodes 2502 Commercial Park Dr. Mobile, AL 36606 p: (251) 471-2425 f: (251) 476-7337 www.cimcorefrigeration. com Ice Rinks

Childress Siteworks, Inc. Emery Childress Jr. 16489 Co. Rd. 9 Summerdale, AL 36580 p: (251) 971-6251 f: (251) 971-6255 Site Preparation

Circle City Glass Co., Inc. Bob Hartzog 1663 Montgomery Highway Dothan, AL 36303 p: (334) 794-6160 f: (334) 793-5552 www.circlecityglass.com Entrances, Storefronts, Glazing and Curtain Wall Systems, Supplier

Choice Concrete Walls, Inc. Gary Kitchens P.O. Box 447 Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 988-8125 f: (205) 663-1628 www.choiceconcretewallsal.com Concrete Formwork, Waterproofing/Dampproofing Christian & Small LLP Oscar Price IV 505 20th Street North, STE 1800 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 795-6588 f: (205) 328-7234 www.csattorneys.com Attorney Christian Service Mission, Inc. Tommy Johnson 3600 3rd Avenue South

City Lumber Co. Billy Nunley 3312 Bob Wallace Ave. Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 551-1107 f: (256) 533-0187 www.citylumberco.com Supplier The Clement Group, LLC Craig Clement Montgomery, AL 36104 p: (334) 265-0200 f: (334) 265-1722 www.clementgroup-llc.com General Contractor Climate Control Systems, Inc. Susan Bradshaw P.O. Box 43829 Birmingham, AL 35243

p: (205) 956-9220 f: (205) 951-1444 www.ccsi-se.com Controls, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Clower Electric Supply Co., Inc. Richard Sim P.O. Box 6197 Mobile, AL 36660 p: (251) 471-6176 f: (251) 478-8962 Supplier CLP Resources, Inc. Howard Chase 120 Oxmoor Blvd, Ste 110 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 945-2833 f: (205) 945-2838 www.clp.com Supplier Clyde Hooten & Sons Construction, Inc. Gary Hooten PO Box 2396 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 708-3308 f: (256) 796-0802 Site Preparation CMH Architects Patrick Davis 1800 International Drive, Ste 300 Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 969-2696 f: (205) 969-3930 www.cmharch.com Architect Coburn Contracting, LLC Douglas Coburn 2168 County Rd. 57 Prattville, AL 36067 p: (334) 365-2345 f: (334) 365-7977 www.coburncontractors.com Sewerage and Drainage Cochrane Roofing & Metal Co., Inc. W.M. Cochrane P.O. Box 8364 Birmingham, AL 35218 p: (205) 780-8506 f: (205) 785-6042 Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Roof Specialties Coley Air Conditioning, Inc. John Coley P.O. Box 1028 Atmore, AL 36504 p: (251) 368-4413 f: (251) 368-3419

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www.coleyac.com Basic Mechanical Materials And Methods, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Contractor Comfort Systems USA Southeast Jason Sparks PO Box 603 Loxley, AL 36551 p: (251) 960-6839 f: (251) 960-6838 www.csusasoutheast.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Contractor, Plumbing Commercial Flooring Services, Inc. Jerry Mullins 303 Williams Ave. Ste. 1131 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 722-9302 f: (256) 722-9706 www.commercialflooringservices. com Carpet, Soft Flooring, Special Flooring and Floor Treatment, Stone & Masonry Flooring, Tile and Terrazzo, Wood Flooring Commercial Printing Co. Daphne Johnston PO Box 10302 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 251-9203 f: (205) 324-3731 www.commercialprinting.com Business Services Compass Insurance Agency, Inc. Pete Bradford Sevier, Fowlkes & Jackson Division Birmingham, AL 35253 p: (205) 870-4026 f: (205) 871-1720 Bonding, Insurance Computer Support Systems, Inc. John Marlow P.O. Box 2310 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 355-5973 f: (256) 340-0675 www.computersupportsystems.com Communications, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling Consolidated Construction Company Greg Bragg 908 Memorial Pkwy,NW Suite 2A Huntsville, AL 35801-5813 p: (256) 534-2356 f: (256) 539-1483 www.consolidatedconstruction.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Industrial, Pre Engineered Buildings)

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Consolidated Electrical Contractors & Eng., Inc. Terry L Wallace P. O. Box 1528 Dothan, AL 36302 p: (334) 793-4974 f: (334) 793-1266 www.ceceinc.com Alarm Systems, Basic Electrical Materials & Methods, Communications, Controls, Electrical Contractor, Engineer, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Voltage Distribution, Switching & Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution, Testing Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP Richard Brown 1819 Fifth Avenue North, Suite 900 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 226-5461 f: (205) 323-7674 www.constangy.com Attorney Construction Datafax, Inc. Walter Gunn 2764 Pelham Parkway Pelham, AL 35124 p: (800) 880-3282 f: (866) 895-2061 www.datafax.net Business Services Construction Solutions, Inc. Melissa Bailey P.O. Box 230 Axis, AL 36505 p: (251) 679-8715 www.constructionsolutions.us Demolition, General ContractorIndustrial, Marine Work Contract Carpet Sales Company, Inc. Belinda Yoder 314 Polk Avenue Nashville, TN 37210 p: (615) 291-5252 f: (615) 291-5259 Carpet, Soft Flooring Contractor Service & Fabrication, Inc. Willie Lafavor 3428 Highway 20 Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 350-5052 f: (256) 350-2109 www.csfco.com Contractors Choice Roll Off Service, Inc. Dan Richardson P.O. Box 429 Athens, AL 35612 p: (256) 771-9921 f: (256) 444-0618 Supplier, Waste Removal

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Contractors Steel Supply, Inc. Chris Fain P.O. Box 1311 Montgomery, AL 36102 p: (334) 284-8213 f: (334) 281-5352 Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Structural Steel, Supplier Jim Cooper Construction Co., Inc. Jim Cooper 5004 Fifth Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35212 p: (205) 871-0304 f: (205) 871-0308 www.cooperconstruction.com General Contractor Cooper Steel Fabricators, Inc. Chad Johnson 1919 Hayes Street Nashville, TN 37203 p: (615) 321-5222 f: (615) 321-3030 www.coopersteel.com Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Supplier Cornerstone Civil Contractors, LLC Edmund Colgrove Jr. PO Box 20225 Tuscaloosa, AL 35402 p: (205) 366-8788 f: (205) 366-0743 www.cornerstonecivil.com Demolition, General Contractor(Heavy/Highway, Waste Water Treatment), Ponds and Reservoirs, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Improvements, Site Preparation, Site Utilities Pressure Piping Cornerstone Drywall & Paint, Inc. Brett Harp 112 Edenton Street Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 991-1991 f: (205) 991-3766 Drywall, Painting and Wall Coverings Corporate Office Properties Trust Greg Hall 305 Church Street SW, Suite 719 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (443) 878-6501 www.copt.com Corporate Realty Associates Bella Graphos 1904 1st Avenue North, STE 300 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 322-0703 f: (205) 326-4411 www.corporaterealty1.com Business Services Coston General Contractors Kenneth Coston Jr. 5944 Pocahontas Road Bessemer, AL 35022 p: (205) 481-1246

f: (205) 481-5680 www.constongc.com General Contractor- Commercial Covington Flooring Co., Inc. Edward Covington 709 1st Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 328-2330 f: (205) 328-2496 www.covington.com Athletic, Recreational and Therapeutic Equipment, Carpet, Site Improvements, Soft Flooring, Special Flooring and Floor Treatment, Wood Flooring Cowin Equipment Company, Inc. James P. Cowin P.O. Box 10624 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 841-6666 f: (205) 849-0853 www.cowin.com Construction Equipment, Supplier Cox Contracting Company, Inc. Susan Cox 22629 Heritage Drive Mc Calla, AL 35111 p: (205) 477-4701 f: (205) 368-1924 Temporary Controls Cox Swimming Pools, Inc. Nancy Sloop 5598 Montgomery Hwy Dothan, AL 36303 p: (334) 983-8300 f: (334) 983-8303 www.coxpoolsse.com Pools Crafton Communications Rick Brinson 107 Frankfurt Circle Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 682-7525 f: (205) 682-7501 www.craftongroup.com Business Services CraneWorks, Inc. Tom Yeilding P.O. Box 336 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 278-5438 f: (205) 488-0146 www.craneworks.com Construction Equipment, Supplier Crestcom Licensee-Applied Leadership Joel Smith 4995 U.S. Highway 278 East Cullman, AL 35055 p: (256) 339-2720 f: (256) 739-0561 www.crestcomtraining.com Business Services

Crimson Electric Co., Inc. Mike Bradford 3518 Stringfield Rd. Huntsville, AL 35810 p: (256) 858-3008 f: (256) 858-3002 Electrical Contractor Crosby Electric Co., Inc. Al Crosby P.O. Box 240368 Montgomery, AL 36124 p: (334) 272-2085 f: (334) 272-6768 www.crosbyelectric.com Alarm Systems, Basic Electrical Materials And Methods, Communications, Controls, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution, Testing C. S. Beatty Construction, Inc. Craig Beatty 2129 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. S. Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 879-5788 f: (205) 879-8469 www.csbeattyconstruction.com Site Preparation, Site Utilities Pressure Piping CSC Roofing, LLC Jim Holt 125 Citation Court Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 942-5300 f: (205) 942-5303 General Contractor, Roofing Tiles Cumberland Materials Freeman Payne 921 Cleveland Ave. Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 382-6088 f: (256) 382-3249 Supplier D & D Construction, LLC Dale West PO Box 215 Woodstock, AL 35188 p: (205) 938-3306 f: (205) 938-3350 Concrete Contractor Dafor Heavy Timber Fabricators Freddie Daughtry PO Box 271 Greenville, AL 36037 p: (334) 382-6303 f: (334) 382-6277 www.daforheavytimberfabricators.com Structural Wood Components DANCO Industrial Contractors, Inc. Dan Newman

1121 N. Beverlye Road Dothan, AL 36303 p: (334) 792-3985 f: (334) 792-9527 www.dancoindustrial.com Cast In Place Concrete, Finish Carpentry/Architectural Woodwork, General Contractor- (Health Care Facilities/Services, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Industrial Maintenance), Millwright, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Plastic Fabrications, Rigging Datatek- USA Eric Eason P. O. Box 2524 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 539-8431 f: (256) 539-8403 www.datatek-usa.com Business Services David Allen Company, Inc. Jimmy Isaminger 2928 6th Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 322-9910 f: (205) 322-9936 www.davidallen.com Tile and Terrazzo

DCA/USA Ready Mix, Inc. Buddy Carden P.O. Box 1703 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 353-4825 f: (256) 353-4885 rmusainc.com Supplier DE General Timothy Evans Jr. P.O. Box 2398 Auburn, AL 36831 p: (256) 234-3044 f: (256) 234-3043 www.degeneral.com General Contractor DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group, LLC Robert Young 1800 International Park Drive Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 977-7798 f: (205) 977-7793 www.DDHealthcareGroup.com General Contractor- Health Care Facilities/Services Decatur Container Sales & Rental Neal Sellers 5375 Marsha Ave. Decatur, AL 35603

p: (256) 751-3800 f: (256) 751-3803 www.decaturcontainer.com Supplier Decatur Plumbing Co., Inc. David Rahm 203 Central Cir. SW Decatur, AL 35603 p: (256) 350-9247 f: (256) 350-9203 Mechanical, Plumbing Delta Flooring, Inc. Terris Hadley P.O. Box 847 Bay Minette, AL 36507 p: (251) 937-0506 Carpet, Wood Flooring Densmore Excavating, Inc. Richard Densmore 1846 County Road 12 Arley, AL 35541 p: (205) 387-1655 f: (205) 387-0071 Earthwork Supplies, Excavation Support & Shoring Systems, General Contractor, Sewerage & Drainage, Site Utilities, Pressure Piping Deshazo Crane Company Steve Holcomb

2011 ABC Alabama Subcontractor of the Year 2011 ABC Alabama Excellence in Construction Awards First Place - Birmingham Zoo Trails of Africa First Place - Georgia Power Plant Scherer First Place - Auburn University Multi-Sport Practice Facility

Heavy Civil/Sitework Contractors • COMMERCIAL • INDUSTRIAL • MINING • ENVIRONMENTAL 2129 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S Birmingham, AL 35209 Telephone: (205) 879‐5788 Fax: (205) 879‐8469 email: info@csbeatty.com

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P.O. Box 1450 Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 664-2006 f: (205) 664-3668 www.deshazo.com General Contractor, Hoists and Cranes, Material Handling Systems Desired Temp Service Contractors, Inc. Tim Yeager PO Box 268 Bessemer, AL 35021 p: (205) 426-8505 f: (205) 426-8506 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Diamond Concrete & Slabs, LLC Clark Dunn 1141 Newell Parkway Montgomery, AL 36110 p: (334) 213-0522 f: (334) 272-7631 Concrete Contractor, Concrete Formwork, Concrete Placing and Finishing Dixie Electric Co., Inc. John Yelverton III 580 Trade Center St. Montgomery, AL 36108 p: (334) 262-2946

f: (334) 262-2138 www.dixieelectricco.com Electrical Contractor Dixie Leasing, Inc. Dennis Logan P.O. Box 133 Mobile, AL 36601 p: (251) 432-4621 f: (251) 438-4839 www.dixietrucksinc.net Supplier Dixie Precision, Inc. John Oliver 4137 Lewisburg Road Birmingham, AL 35207 p: (205) 841-8400 f: (205) 841-3004 www.dixieprecision.com Supplier DLS Construction Company Frank Sledge PO Box 1904 Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 621-8999 f: (205) 620-9008 General Contractor- Custom Built Homes Dobbs & Associates PC Chuck Dobbs

1 Independence Plaza, Ste 305 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 870-3200 f: (205) 870-5400 Accounting, Consulting Doster Construction Co., Inc. Walton Doster 2100 International Park Drive Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 443-3800 f: (205) 951-2612 www.dosterconstruction.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/ Build, Health Care Facilities/ Services, High Rise Apartments, Industrial, Institutional, Low Rise Apartments, Residential Multi Family), Druid Druid Glass Construction, Inc. Christopher Champion 2770 Southside Drive Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 p: (205) 553-8902 f: (205) 553-8996 www.druidglass.com Miscellaneous Specialties Dunn Building Company, LLC Andrew Edwards 2090 Columbiana Road Birmingham, AL 35216 p: (205) 423-9303 f: (205) 423-9983 www.dunnbuildingcompany.com Concrete Contractor, General Contractor- (Commercial, Design/ Build, Hangar & Maintenance Facilities, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Industrial Maintenance, Institutional, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings), Pre Engineered Structures Dunn Construction Company, Inc. Evans Dunn P.O. Box 11967 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 592-3866 f: (205) 599-1717 www.dunnconstruction.com General ContractorHeavy/Highway Dunn Investment Company Danny Rodgers PO Drawer 247 Birmingham, AL 35201 p: (205) 510-0282 f: (205) 510-0270 www.dunn-companies.com Business Services

f: (256) 751-1070 www.etechconstruction.net General Contractor, General Contractor- Commercial Eagle Cleaning Service, Inc. Michelle Scholtz 525 Belview Street Bessemer, AL 35020 p: (205) 424-5252 f: (205) 424-5258 www.eaglecleaningservice.com Business Services Early Services, Inc. Jamie Pearman P.O. Box 1385 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 350-7701 f: (256) 350-0040 Mechanical, Plumbing Econo Steel, LLC Heather Willard 2500 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 252-8802 f: (205) 251-8659 www.econosteel.net Site Work Supplier, Supplier Eddie Preuitt Ford Jason Preuitt P.O. Box 697 Hartselle, AL 35640 p: (256) 773-2578 f: (256) 773-2532 Business Services Edwards Plumbing & Heating Company Charlie Edwards P.O. Box 70399 Montgomery, AL 36107 p: (334) 834-6120 f: (334) 834-6125 www.edwardsplumbing.com Mechanical, Plumbing Eidson & Associates, Inc. Brad Eidson 135 Birmingham St. SW Cullman, AL 35055 p: (256) 739-0176 f: (256) 737-0609 www.eidsoninc.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Design/Build, Health Care Facilities/Services, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Pre Engineered Buildings, Tenant Finish)

E Tech Construction Kelvin Callahan P.O. Box 727 Hartselle, AL 35640 p: (256) 751-1060

Eldeco, Inc. Randy Murphy 700 Cahaba Valley Circle Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 451-4240 f: (205) 451-4247 www.eldecoinc.com Alarm Systems, Basic Electrical

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Materials And Methods, Communications, Electrical Contractor, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Site Electrical Distribution Elk River, Inc. Paul Doepel P.O. Box 1770 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 739-5959 f: (256) 739-3105 www.elkriver.com Business Services Emfinger Steel Co., Inc. Samuel Emfinger PO Box 876 Dothan, AL 36302 p: (334) 794-4251 f: (334) 794-4254 www.emfingersteel.com Structural Steel, Supplier Empire Concrete Pumping, LLC (Empire Construction) Jere Miller PO Box 1786 Daphne, AL 36526 p: (251) 960-0282 f: (251) 960-0283 www.empire-concrete.com Concrete Contractor Energy Systems Southeast James Mabry 1400 Urban Center Dr., Ste. 100 Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 520-2183 f: (205) 380-5408 www.essellc.com High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Supplier Engineered Process Equipment, Inc. Larry Richardson 3280 Morgan Drive, Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35216 p: (205) 822-1144 f: (205) 822-1165 www.epeinc.net Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Supplier Enterprise Fleet Management Daniel Ripple 200 Vestavia Pkwy, Suite 3700 Birmingham, AL 35216 p: (205) 824-8573 f: (800) 420-1408 www.efleets.com Business Services Environmental Systems Corporation Russ Grimes 4114 Environmental Cr. SW Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 882-1122 f: (256) 880-1231

www.envsyscorp.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Erected Steel Products of Alabama, Inc. Ed Zekl P.O. Box 360347 Birmingham, AL 35236 p: (205) 481-3700 f: (205) 424-4070 www.erectedsteelproducts.com Liquid and Gas Storage Tanks ERS Equipment Rental & Supply Todd Lankford 5021 Cardinal Street Trussville, AL 35173 p: (205) 661-5800 f: (205) 661-5799 www.ersstore.com Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Supplier Essex Crane Rental Corp. William O’Rourke 1110 Lake Cook Road, STE 220 Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 p: (847) 215-6500 f: (847) 215-6535 www.essexcrane.com Supplier Eugene Turner General Contractor, Inc. Ricky Turner P.O. Box 1781 Anniston, AL 36202 p: (256) 237-0333 f: (256) 237-0438 General Contractor Evans Iron, LLC Phillip Evans P.O. Box 10 Valley Head, AL 35989 p: (256) 840-5102 f: (256) 840-5105 Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications Ezell Contractor, Inc. James Ezell P.O. Box 385 Citronelle, AL 36522 p: (251) 866-5529 f: (251) 866-5529 General Contractor FabArc Steel Supply, Inc. Steve Vinyard P.O. Box 7280 Oxford, AL 36203 p: (256) 831-8770 f: (256) 831-8776 www.fabarc.com Metal Decking, Metal Handrails & Railings, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Structural Framing, Supplier

Faith Electric Inc. Sherri Godwin 13305 Tom Gaston Road Mobile, AL 36695 p: (251) 865-9482 Electrical Contractor Ferguson Waterworks Rob Pinkston 30065 Highway 59 Loxley, AL 36551 p: (251) 964-8330 f: (251) 964-8334 www.ferguson.com Supplier Fitts Agency, Inc. Forrest Fitts P.O. Box 20007 Tuscaloosa, AL 35402 p: (205) 342-3500 f: (205) 342-3467 www.fittsagency.com Bonding, Insurance F.L. Crane & Sons, Inc Ray Pruitt P.O. Box 2270 Tuscaloosa, AL 35403 p: (205) 759-5040 f: (205) 759-5015 www.flcrane.com Cold Formed Metal Framing, Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, Insulation, Lath and Plaster F.L. Crane & Sons, Inc. Kent Harris 116 Jetplex Cr. Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 464-0113 f: (256) 464-0266 Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems Fees & Burgess, P.C. Stacy Moon 213 Green Street Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 536-0095 f: (256) 536-4440 www.feesburgess.com Attorney, Business Services Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Lee Johnson 326 Dan Tibbs Road NW Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 858-5801 f: (256) 851-7660 Supplier First Commercial Bank Taron Thorpe P.O. Box 1145 Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 288-2321 f: (256) 288-2338 Banking, Business Services

f: (256) 355-5241 Computer

St. Vincent’s St. Clair Hospital and Medical Office Building Pell City, Alabama

Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children Birmingham, Alabama

to our subcontractor partners

Two Metroplex Drive, Suite 400 Birmingham, Alabama 35209 (205) 803-2121 (T) (205) 423-2323 (F) www.hoarllc.com

Fite Building Co., Inc. Jack Fite 3116 Sexton Rd. SE Suite A Decatur, AL 35603 p: (256) 353-5759 f: (256) 353-5957 www.fitebuilding.com General Contractor(Churches, Commercial, Design/Build, Industrial, Institutional, Pre Engineered Buildings) Flexicrew Staffing Misty Lomas 5821 Rangeline Road Theodore, AL 36582 p: (251) 443-1130 f: (251) 443-1143 www.flexicrew.com Business Services Flowers Insurance Agency Trip Wheelless 2501 W. Main Street Dothan, AL 36301 p: (334) 794-8646 f: (334) 794-5965 www.flowersinsurance.com Bonding, Insurance

Ford Lumber & Millwork Company, Inc. Keith Wesley P.O. Box 689 Semmes, AL 36575 p: (251) 649-3215 f: (251) 649-3268 www.fordlumbersupply.com Supplier Forestry Environmental Services, Inc. Mark Lawrence PO Box 380185 Birmingham, AL 35238 p: (205) 288-8369 f: (205) 876-8006 Fences & Gates, Landscaping and Irrigation, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Improvements, Site Preparation Fountain Parker Harbarger & Associates Steve Connelly 201 Washington St. Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 551-0060 f: (256) 428-1102 Bonding, Business

Services, Insurance Fravert Services, Inc. Pat Miller 133 West Park Drive Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 940-7180 f: (205) 940-7190 www.fravert.com Identifying Devices Freeman Excavating LLC Glass Development LLC Ronald O. Freeman PO Box 886 Demopolis, AL 36732 p: (334) 289-0281 f: (334) 289-0257 Excavation Support & Shoring Systems, General Contractor- (Custom Built Homes, Heavy/Highway) Freeman Sheet Metal, Inc. Gladys Freeman 1402 18th Street Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 p: (205) 345-7782 f: (205) 345-7577 Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal

Friedman, Leak, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling, P.C. Jim Moss 3800 Corporate Woods Dr. Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 278-7000 f: (205) 278-7001 www.friedmanleak.com Attorney Fuqua & Partners Architects, P.C. Joe Fuqua 100 Church St. SW Suite 700 Huntsville, AL 35801-4962 p: (256) 534-3516 f: (256) 533-4605 Architect Fyr -Fyter Sales Service, Inc. Jimmy Wall 608 S. Broad Street Mobile, AL 36603 p: (251) 432-1625 Electrical Contractor G & N Electronics Greg Nelson 3496 AL Hwy 20W Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 355-5200

G T Key Company, Inc. Mary Margaret King 931 North McDonough St. Montgomery, AL 36104 p: (334) 262-0584 f: (334) 262-8982 www.gtkey.com Alarm Systems, Basic Electrical Materials And Methods, Communications, Controls, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution, Telephone Specialties, Testing, Wind Energy Systems G.A. West & Co., Inc. Gary West P.O. Box 367 Saraland, AL 36571 p: (251) 679-1965 f: (251) 679-4743 www.gawest.com General ContractorIndustrial, Mechanical Contractor

Gary Ingram Grading & Paving Edna Ingram 1967 Griffin Shoals Road Dadeville, AL 36853 p: (256) 825-6878 f: (256) 825-5023 www.ingrampaving.com Asphalt Paving, Cement, Site Preparation A G Gaston Construction Co., Inc. Walter Howlett Jr. 2 20th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 328-0376 f: (205) 876-1138 www.aggaston.com General Contractor Gaylor, Inc. Michael Johnson 26151 Equity Drive Daphne, AL 36526 p: (251) 272-4209 f: (251) 626-2224 www.gaylor.com Basic Electrical Materials and Methods, Electrical Contractor, Industrial Electrical Work

G.C. Specialties, Inc. David Kilcrease 2735 Mauvilla Drive Mobile, AL 36606 p: (251) 478-1799 f: (251) 478-1209 www.gcspecialties.com Supplier Gaillard Builders, Inc. Pete Gaillard P.O. Box 2925 Mobile, AL 36652 p: (251) 433-9315 www.gaillardbuilders.com General Contractor(Commercial, Construction Manager, Retail) Gant Concrete Pumping David Thomas 1398 Florence Road Savannah, TN 38372 p: (731) 925-7070 f: (731) 925-2339 Garber Construction Co., Inc. Harry Garber P. O. Box 4206 Huntsville, AL 35815 p: (256) 881-9995 f: (256) 881-4928 General Contractor

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Garrett Masonry, Inc. David Garrett 1729 First Ave. N. Bessemer, AL 35020 p: (205) 424-5830 f: (205) 424-5832 Masonry

GBW Architects Jacob Woods 709 Bank St NE Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 355-5212 f: (256) 355-7273 www.gbwarchitects.com General Shale Brick Justin Greaser 7029 Highway 72 West Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 837-8685 f: (256) 837-8260 www.huntsville.generalshale.com Supplier GEO Solutions, LLC Brian Cook P.O. Box 11488 Huntsville, AL 35814 p: (256) 837-6708 f: (256) 837-6702 lkennard@geo-solutions. net Engineer

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Gerdau Ameristeel Marcus Capps 3500 27th Ave. North Birmingham, AL 35207 p: (205) 324-5561 f: (205) 324-3404 www.gerdauamerristeel.com Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Supplier GEXPRO Tim Van Dyke 145 Production Ave. Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 774-1651 f: (256) 774-5944 www.gexpro.com Electrical, Supplier GFC Construction, Inc. William Godwin PO Box 87 Duncanville, AL 35456 p: (205) 758-1948 f: (205) 758-3303 General Contractor- Heavy/ Highway, Site Improvements, Site Preparation Giattina Aycock Architecture Studio, Inc. Jamie Aycock 1827 1st Ave. North, Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 933-9060 f: (205) 939-1096 www.gastudio.com Architect

p: (256) 353-5713 f: (256) 340-7212 www.gobble-fite.com Supplier Golden & Associates Construction, LLC Geoff Golden P.O. Box 11413 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 322-7726 f: (205) 322-6016 www.goldenconstruction.com General Contractor-(Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/ Build, High Rise Apartments, High Rise Office, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Institutional, Interior Finish, Low Rise Office, Residential Multi Family, Retail, Tenant Finish) Good Labor, Inc. Albert Rivera P.O. Box 1058 Haleyville, AL 35565 p: (205) 486-3051 f: (205) 486-7858 Business Services T. Michael Goodrich Michael Goodrich 3800 Colonnade Pkwy., STE 430 Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 259-2062

Giddens, Inc. Alan Giddens P.O. Box 1186 Sylacauga, AL 35150 p: (256) 249-8196 f: (256) 249-8974

Goodwyn Mills and Cawood, Inc. Kevin Wales 2701 1st Avenue S., Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 879-4462 f: (205) 879-4493 www.gmcnetwork.com Architect, Engineer

PlumbingGlass, Inc. Robert Smith 210 Grand Avenue Meridian, MS 39301 p: (601) 693-9251 f: (601) 485-2436 www.glassincorporated.net Entrances, Storefronts, Glazing and Curtain Wall Systems, Special Windows

Gorrie-Regan & Associates Charlie Regan, Jr. 2927 Central Avenue Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 871-7395 f: (205) 868-6868 www.gregan.com Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Parking Control Equipment, Supplier

Glenn Contracting & Paving Company, Inc. Louise Glenn 3687 Cahaba Beach Road Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 991-0194 f: (205) 991-7985 Asphalt Paving, Curbs, Sewerage and Drainage

Goss Electric Co., Inc. Carl Goss 137 Woodall Road Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 353-8751 f: (256) 353-8753 www.gosselectric.com Communications, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Site Electrical Distribution, Testing

Gobble-Fite Lumber Co., Inc. Dan Fite P.O. Box 1808 Decatur, AL 35602

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G-Raf Leasing, LLC Wade Smith 1300 Fourth Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 323-2576 f: (205) 323-9060 Supplier Gravlee Enterprise Will Gravlee P.O. Box 310 Fayette, AL 35555 p: (205) 932-5000 www.gravleecommerial.com Business Services Gray Construction Brandi Gee 2 North 20th Street Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 380-1800 f: (205) 380-1819 www.gray.com General Contractor- Design/Build Graybar Electric Co. Mark Adams 1040 London Drive Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 322-1861 f: (205) 326-3350 www.graybar.com Basic Electrical Materials And Methods, Supplier Graybar Electric Mark Bailey 2811 University Dr. NW. Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 536-6651 f: (256) 539-0278 www.graybar.com Supplier Great Southern Enterprises, Inc. Carl Knight Sr. P. O. Box 279 Haleyville, AL 35565 p: (205) 486-3123 f: (205) 486-8272 Business Services Greenhalgh Insurance Agency Russ Greenhalgh P. O. Box 43384 Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 967-8800 f: (205) 967-8444 www.greenhalghinsurance.com Bonding, Insurance Greg Landry Construction, Inc. Greg Landry P.O. Box 506 Bayou La Batre, AL 36509 p: (251) 421-7752 f: (251) 973-0023 Demolition, Excavation Support & Shoring Systems, Site Improvements

Gresham, Smith & Partners Jim Griffo 3595 Grandview Pkwy Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 298-9200 f: (877) 279-7552 www.gspnet.com Architect Greystone Foods, LLC/Waterford, LLC John Reamer 19 West Oxmoor Road Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 991-9933 f: (205) 668-0221 Business Services Griffin Excavating Co., Inc. Mike Griffin 2019 Stockdale Road Munford, AL 36268 p: (256) 362-3009 f: (256) 315-2993 General Contractor, Ponds and Reservoirs, Site Preparation Grimco, Inc. Robert Grimes 4000 Fowler Lake Road Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 408-1119 f: (205) 408-1606 www.grimco.com Landscaping and Irrigation GT Steel Erectors, Inc. Todd Davis PO Box 1267 Wetumpka, AL 36092 p: (334) 285-5524 f: (334) 285-5563 Structural Metal Erection Gulf States Ready Mix Mike Jones 1540 Schillinger Road North Semmes, AL 36575 p: (251) 649-3936 f: (251) 649-8535 www.delta-ind.com Cement Supplier, Concrete Supplier, Grout, Mortar & Masonry Grout, Supplier, Washed Sand & Gravel Gulf States Roofing Ed White P.O. Box 1183 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 734-2306 f: (256) 734-8500 Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Roof Specialties, Roofing Tiles GW Systems Gary Crumpton P.O. Box 100339 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 836-0188 www.gwsys.net

General Contractor- Industrial, Industrial and Process Equipment, Material Handling Systems H & E Equipment Services Paul Crawford 107 Jetplex Ln. Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 774-2700 f: (256) 774-2719 www.heequipment.com Heavy Equipment, Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Supplier H & H Electric Company, Inc. Howard Hill P.O. Box 461 Saraland, AL 36571 p: (251) 675-2186 f: (251) 675-5497 www.hhelectric@bellsouth.net Electrical Contractor H & L Construction, Inc. Mitchell Harris P.O. Box 243 Troy, AL 36081 p: (334) 566-4541 f: (334) 566-8330 www.halgc.com Concrete Contractor H & M Construction Co., LLC Shawn Hall P.O. Box 451 Pennington, AL 36916 p: (205) 654-3091 f: (205) 654-3093 Concrete Contractor, General Contractor- (Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Industrial Maintenance, Waste Water Treatment), Gratings and Floor Plates, Industrial Process Piping, Metal Handrails & Railings, Metal Restoration and Cleaning, Millwright, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Paint Removal, Ponds and Reservoirs, Process Piping & Equipment, Rigging, Sandblasting, Scaffolding, Special Coatings, Structural Metal Erection, Structural Steel H & M Mechanical, Inc Dan Powell P.O. Box 36397 Birmingham, AL 35236 p: (205) 664-0620 f: (205) 663-1312 www.comfortsystemsusa.com Basic Mechanical Materials and Methods H.C. Blake Co., Inc. Jim Batson 406 Holmes Ave., NW Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 534-0781 f: (256) 534-0798 Controls, Heating, Ventilating &

Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical, Plumbing, Process Piping & Equipment

Commercial, Health Care Facilities/ Services, Industrial, Institutional, Pre Engineered Buildings

H.N. Donahoo Contracting Co., Inc. Rick Dees PO Box 2345 Birmingham, AL 35201 p: (205) 252-9246 f: (205) 252-9249 www.hndonahoo.com Asphalt Paving, Concrete Paving, Curbs, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Preparation

Hamilton Square LLC Miller Land LLC Sumiton Square Will Gravlee 5956 Sherry Lane, STE 1000 Dallas, TX 75225 p: (214) 891-8800 f: (214) 891-8801 www.gravleecommercial.com Business Services

Hadley Construction Specialties Inc. Bruce Hadley P.O. Box 2062 Foley, AL 36536 p: (251) 970-1238 f: (251) 961-7110 www.hcswaterproofing.com Joint Sealers, Masonry Restoration and Cleaning, Painting and Wall Coverings, Special Coatings, Waterproofing/Dampproofing Hale Building Co., Inc. Steve Hale PO Box 2709 Anniston, AL 36202 p: (256) 237-4961 f: (256) 237-4962 www.halebldg.com General Contractor-(Churches,

Hand Arendall, LLC Jaime Betbeze P.O. Box 123 Mobile, AL 36601 p: (251) 432-5511 f: (251) 544-1603 www.handarendall.com Attorney Handy TV Appliance Doug Green 2240 Oxmoor Circle Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 290-0300 f: (205) 945-1485 www.handytv.com Audio Visual Equipment, Business Services, Food Service Equipment, Residential Equipment, Unit Kitchens

Hanson Pipe & Precast Jim Riis P.O. Box 8507 Mobile, AL 36608 p: (251) 633-4100 f: (251) 633-7373 www.hansonpipeandprecast.com Supplier Hardiman Remediation Services Sandy Hardiman 29990 State Line Road Ardmore, AL 35739 p: (256) 423-8964 f: (256) 423-4505 Demolition, Hazardous Material Removal Hardy Corporation Tom Cordell P.O. Box 2046 Birmingham, AL 35201 p: (205) 252-7191 f: (205) 591-5694 www.hardycorp.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Contractor, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Plumbing Hargrove Engineers + Constructors Ralph Hargrove 20 South Royal Street Mobile, AL 36602 p: (251) 476-0605

f: (251) 476-4895 www.hargrove-epc.com Engineer Harmon, Dennis, Bradshaw, Inc. David Dennis P.O. Box 241667 Montgomery, AL 36124 p: (334) 273-7277 f: (334) 273-9197 www.hdbinsurance.com Bonding, Insurance Harper Chambers Lumber Co., Inc. Steve Chambers P.O. Box 70247 Tuscaloosa, AL 35407 p: (205) 345-4590 f: (205) 759-4148 www.hclumber.com Lumber, Site Work Supplier, Supplier

p: (251) 647-9547 Asphalt Paving, Site Preparation Hearn Plumbing Co., Inc. Darren Rhodes 3311 Co. Rd. 47 Florence, AL 35630 p: (256) 764-6474 f: (256) 766-3709 Mechanical Insulation Heavy Maintenance Supply, Inc. Mike Harmon 1803 5th Avenue Jasper, AL 35501 p: (205) 384-5284 f: (205) 384-5283 www.heavymaintenance.com Industrial and Process Equipment

Harris-Robinson Construction, Inc. John LaRussa 3133 Green Valley Road Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 967-6601 f: (205) 967-6696 General Contractor- Commercial

Herring’s Air Conditioning Service, Inc. Tim Herring 8700 Highway 31 North Kimberly, AL 35091 p: (205) 631-6258 f: (205) 631-6392 www.herringac.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

HCL Contracting/Counter Tops Plus, LLC Glenda Smith 8245 Crary Avenue Semmes, AL 36575

Herston Painting Inc Greg Herston P.O. Box 22435 Huntsville, AL 35814 p: (256) 759-2065

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f: (256) 852-1020 Painting and Wall Coverings, Special Coatings Highway 280 Paint & Body Shop Jackie Kirby 19360 Highway 280 Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 980-9919 f: (205) 980-1335 www.highway280paintandbody.com Business Services Highway Management Systems, Inc. Jim Toner 1110 Highway 31 Calera, AL 35040 p: (205) 663-1511 f: (205) 663-1936 www.highwaysystems.org General Contractor- Other Specialty Construction, Pavement Marking Hinkle Roofing Products, Inc. Bob Baker 639 1st Court North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 324-8545 f: (205) 324-8589 www.hinkleroofing.com Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Roofing Tiles, Shingles, Special Windows Hi-Tech Painting Company, Inc. Joel Richey P.O. Box 480 Chelsea, AL 35043 p: (205) 369-9135 f: (205) 980-6184 Painting and Wall Coverings

f: (256) 533-2772 Consulting, Engineer Holmes II Excavation, Inc. Pat Holt 46300 AL Hwy 21 Munford, AL 36268 p: (256) 831-9545 f: (256) 831-6372 Excavation Support & Shoring Systems Homtex, Inc. Jeremy Wootten 15295 AL Hwy. 157 Vinemont, AL 35179 p: (256) 734-3937 f: (256) 734-1178 www.homtex.com Supplier Hoyt Harris, Inc. Lori Harris 1015 Oster Dr. Huntsville, AL 35814 p: (256) 533-2828 f: (256) 533-2839 General Contractor Hoytts Reinforcing Jerry Hoytt P.O. Box 2156 Sylacauga, AL 35150 p: (256) 249-8471 f: (256) 245-5134 Concrete Reinforcing, Reinforcing Steel

p: (256) 353-9244 f: (256) 350-5043 www.hubbarddrake.com General Contractor, Mechanical Contractor Hudmon Construction Company, Inc. David Hudmon 1900 Industrial Blvd. Opelika, AL 36801 p: (334) 749-2430 f: (334) 749-7283 Basic Electrical Materials and Methods, Concrete Contractor, Demolition, General ContractorCommercial, Masonry, Metal Doors and Frames, Rough Carpentry, Site Preparation Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart Joe Duncan Three Protective Center Birmingham, AL 35223 p: (205) 251-1193 f: (205) 251-1256 www.hfsllp.com Attorney Huntsville Fastener & Supply, Inc. Marty McCleary P.O. Box 5097 Huntsville, AL 35814 p: (256) 859-6707 f: (256) 859-6794 www.huntfast.com Supplier

HRA Risk Services, LLC Chris Muscolino 3016 7th Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 879-1945 f: (205) 879-1946 www.hrariskservices.com Bonding, Insurance

Huntsville Tractor & Equipment, Inc. Brett Crain P.O. Box 11100 Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 837-6767 f: (256) 837-5003 www.huntsvilletractor.com Heavy Equipment, Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment

HRCA, LLC Doug Aman 4131 Carmichael Road Montgomery, AL 36106 p: (334) 272-6200 f: (334) 272-4705 www.hrcallc.com Bonding, Insurance

Hydraulic Crane Specialists Ryan Box P.O. Box 11453 Mobile, AL 36671 p: (251) 675-0000 f: (251) 675-0003 www.hydraulicspecialists.com Supplier

HUB International Gulf South Limited Spencer Adams IV P. O. Box 850069 Mobile, AL 36685 p: (251) 633-8556 f: (251) 633-2822 www.pickettadams.com Bonding, Insurance

I. C. E. Contractors, Inc. Guy Smith P.O. Box 1346 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 353-7828 f: (256) 353-4272 www.icecontractorsinc.com Electrical Contractor

Hodnett Hurst Engineers, Inc. John Hurst 300 East Clinton Avenue, Suite 1 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 533-2771

Hubbard & Drake General/ Mechanical Contractors Jeff Marksberry P.O. Box 1867 Decatur, AL 35602

I.D. Associates, Inc. Vicky Sharp PO Box 8068 Dothan, AL 36304 p: (334) 836-1400

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Hoar Construction, LLC Randall Curtis P.O. Box 660400 Birmingham, AL 35266 p: (205) 803-2121 f: (205) 423-2323 www.hoarllc.com Concrete Contractor, General Contractor- (Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Hangar & Maintenance Facilities, Health Care Facilities/Services, High Rise Apartments, High Rise Office, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Institutional, Interior Finish, Low Rise Apartments, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail, Tenant Finish)

AL CONSTRUCTION NEWS

f: (334) 836-1401 www.idassociatesinc.com Identifying Devices, Supplier Independent Glass Company, Inc. Jeff Tanner 2047 Bell St. Montgomery, AL 36104 p: (800) 282-5472 f: (334) 263-5428 www.independentglassco.com Metal Doors and Frames, Metal Windows, Structural Framing

Birmingham, AL 35217 p: (205) 856-4100 f: (205) 856-4100 www.innovativemach.com Business Services Insurance Planning Services Jim Garmon 103 E 13th Street Anniston, AL 36201 p: (256) 237-7541 f: (256) 237-1767 Bonding, Insurance

Industrial Contracting Services Debbie Smith 1992 Mayfield Road Warrior, AL 35180 p: (205) 647-1833 f: (205) 647-1876 Landscaping and Irrigation

Integrity Roofing Services, Inc. Benji Heidecker 2029 Lincoln Rd. Spring Hill, TN 37174 p: (256) 508-2624 f: (256) 355-6997 www.integrityroofingtn.com

Industrial Linings, Inc. Joey Crisler PO Box 190580 Mobile, AL 36619 p: (251) 653-5052 f: (251) 653-7367 www.industriallinings.com Miscellaneous Specialties

International Assurance, Inc. Julie Shinn P. O. Box 9635 Mobile, AL 36691 p: (251) 344-5530 f: (251) 343-0653 www.iaimobile.com Bonding, Insurance

Industrial Tooling & Supply, Inc. Steve Adams P.O. Box 2668 Anniston, AL 36202 p: (256) 831-3500 f: (256) 831-3592 www.its-supply.com Construction Tools, Supplier

International Fire Protection Matt Gardner 243 Royal Drive Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 461-9988 f: (256) 461-7839

Inkana Development David Fowler 2501 20th Place South, Suite 225 Birmingham, AL 35223 p: (205) 324-7676 f: (205) 324-7663 inkana.net Business Services Inline Electric Supply Company, Inc. Sandy Gibson 2600 2nd Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 322-2600 f: (205) 949-0786 www.inlinelighting.com Basic Electrical Materials and Methods, Supplier Inline Electric Supply Company, Inc. Bruce Summerville P.O. Box 7267 Huntsville, AL 35807 p: (256) 533-2851 f: (256) 533-6316 Supplier Innovative Machine Corporation Danny Nielsen 3959 Valley East Industrial Drive

Irons Electric Co., Inc. Jay Irons P. O. Box 221 Florence, AL 35631 p: (256) 766-3870 f: (256) 766-3874 Electrical Contractor, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution ISC Constructors, LLC Jason Templet P.O. Box 77858 Baton Rouge, LA 70879 p: (225) 756-8001 www.iscgrp.com Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling Ivan Leonard Chevrolet Bill Steinert 1620 Montgomery Hwy. Birmingham, AL 35216 p: (205) 823-5120 f: (205) 823-9311 www.commercialtruckssoutheast.com Supplier Ivey Mechanical Company, LLC Buddy Stewart 7354 Cahaba Valley Road Birmingham, AL 35242

p: (205) 949-6000 f: (205) 949-0063 www.iveymechanical.com Basic Mechanical Materials And Methods, Plumbing

Birmingham, AL 35255 p: (205) 933-9207 f: (205) 930-0450 www.jrprewitt.com Bonding, Insurance

J & M Drywall, Inc. Jimmy Martin PO Box 250 Holly Pond, AL 35083 p: (256) 796-8793 f: (256) 796-8827 Drywall

J. Smith Lanier & Co. Ryan McClendon P.O. Box 43328 Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 969-2131 f: (205) 969-1034 www.jsmithlanier.com Bonding, Business Services, Insurance

J & R Construction Robert Simmons 15285 Lake Payne Road Duncanville, AL 35456 p: (205) 752-5317 Sewerage and Drainage, Site Utilities Pressure Piping J & R Lumber & Supply Company, Inc. Scott Seawright 9885 County Road 33 Ashville, AL 35953 p: (205) 594-5994 f: (205) 594-4440 Lumber, Supplier J R Prewitt & Associates Johnny Prewitt P. O. Box 55088

J. Smith Lanier & Co. Steve McCurry P.O. Box 6087 Huntsville, AL 35824-0087 p: (256) 890-9000 f: (256) 890-9070 Bonding, Business Services, Insurance Jackson Paving & Construction, Inc. Carol Garrison 2908 Scottsboro Hwy. Guntersville, AL 35976 p: (256) 582-4385 f: (256) 582-4401 www.jacksonpaving.com Asphalt Paving, Curbs, General

Contractor, Site Preparation Jackson Thornton & Co., P.C. Johnny P. Weatherford P.O. Box 96 Montgomery, AL 36101 p: (334) 834-7660 f: (334) 956-5049 www.jacksonthornton.com Accounting, Business Services, Consulting James Hardie Building Products Jamie Breneman 3019 Martin Road Chattanooga, TN 37415 p: (423) 598-0270 www.jameshardie.com

p: (205) 221-9999 f: (205) 221-9899 www.jasperind.com Business Services, Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment JCV Enterprises, Inc. Clark Vines P. O. Box 527 Trussville, AL 35173 p: (205) 980-5099 f: (205) 980-8126 General Contractor

Jasper Electric Motors, Inc. Cindy Usrey P.O. Box 1494 Jasper, AL 35502 p: (205) 384-6071 f: (205) 384-0354 www.jasperelectricmotorinc.com Business Services

JD Smith Construction J.D. Smith 501 Webster Road Box 182 Auburn, AL 36832 p: (205) 527-1760 f: (205) 664-3525 www.jdsmithconstruction.com Demolition, General Contractor(Commercial, Construction Manager), Marine Work, Painting and Wall Coverings, Ponds and Reservoirs, Site Preparation, Structural Metal Erection

Jasper Industrial Maintenance Supply, Inc. Jim Redmill 1404 10th Avenue West Jasper, AL 35501

Jeffco Concrete Contractors Jeff McCool 10945 Commercial Drive Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 p: (205) 345-3443

f: (205) 752-0973 www.jeffcoconcrete.com Concrete Contractor, Concrete Paving, Special Coatings Jeffcoat & Associates, LLC Hannah Kendrick 5610 Shirley Park Drive Bessemer, AL 35022 p: (205) 481-1100 f: (205) 481-4546 www.jeffcoatassoc.com Access Doors, Access Flooring, Building Automation Systems, Compartments and Cubicles, Controls, Fiber Optic Cabling, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Jenkins Brick Company John Faught 2299 Pelham Pkwy. Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 988-3913 f: (205) 988-3916 www.jenkinsbrick.com Masonry, Masonry Restoration and Cleaning, Special Masonry Installations, Stone, Stone & Masonry Flooring, Supplier, Tile and Terrazzo, Unit Pavers

Jenkins Brick Company Mitchell Brown 8621 Madison Boulevard Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 461-7233 f: (256) 461-7869 www.jenkinsbrick.com Supplier

JH Wright & Associates Mark Wright P.O. Box 1085 Daphne, AL 36526 p: (251) 621-1491 f: (251) 621-8111 www.jhwright.com Supplier

Joe Keenum Excavation & Construction, Inc Joe Keenum P.O. Box 3504 Muscle Shoals, AL 35662 p: (256) 381-7767 f: (256) 381-8502 www.keenumconstruction.com

JESCO, Inc. Billy Williams P.O. Box 210638 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 277-2612 f: (334) 277-5723 www.jescoinc.net General Contractor-(Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/ Build, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Retail)

Jimmy Hall Plumbing Co., Inc. Jimmy Hall 10576 Thomas Rd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 p: (205) 750-0100 f: (205) 349-1687 Plumbing

John J. Campbell Company, Inc. Bradley Fleaman 1833 Alton Road Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 957-1881 f: (205) 957-1878 www.campbellroofing.com Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, General Contractor, Preformed Roofing and Cladding/ Siding, Roof Specialties, Roofing Supplier, Roofing Tiles

Jesse Stutts, Inc. Jay Stutts 3414 9th Ave. S.W. Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 533-7730 f: (256) 533-7736 www.jessestuttsinc.com Alarm Systems, Communications, Controls, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Testing

Jimmy Wallace Construction Margaret Wallace 3066 Greenhill Blvd. NW Fort Payne, AL 35968 p: (256) 845-7810 f: (256) 845-7816 www.jwc-inc.biz General Contractor Jim’s Asphalt, LLC/J & D Enterprises Tammy Roe PO Box 583 Gadsden, AL 35902 p: (256) 546-8182 f: (256) 546-8183 Asphalt Paving, Supplier

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Johnny Ingram Co., Inc. Susan Langley 2360 North Range Street Dothan, AL 36303 p: (334) 792-0089 f: (334) 794-8868 www.ingrammemorial.com Supplier Johns & Kirksey, Inc. Bill Johns 5424 Metro Park Drive

Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 p: (205) 759-2830 f: (205) 345-0693 johnskirksey.com Roof Specialties Johnson Controls, Inc. Richard Copelan 511 Mineral Trace Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 682-3900 f: (205) 682-3999 www.johnsoncontrols.com Supplier Joiner Fire Sprinkler Company, Inc. Robert E. Joiner P.O. Box 10804 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 716-1317 f: (205) 591-7234 www.joinerfire.com Fire Protection, Fire Protection Specialties Jones Utility & Contracting Co., Inc. Ricky Jones 2509 Cone Drive Birmingham, AL 35217 p: (205) 849-3515 f: (205) 849-3517 www.jonesutility.com General Contractor, Site Utilities Pressure Piping

Jordan Excavating Rusty Palmer 740 Volare Drive Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 987-0534 f: (205) 987-2892 General Contractor, Site Preparation JRD Contracting, Inc. John Dailey Jr. PO Box 103 Camden, AL 36726 p: (334) 682-9202 f: (334) 682-4846 jrdcontracting@frontiernet.net Base Courses, Consulting, Demolition, Earthwork Supplies, Engineer, Engineering Services, General Contractor, Off-site Transportation and Disposal, Ponds and Reservoirs, Railroad Work, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Improvements, Site Preparation, Site Work Supplier, Soil Stabilization, Soil Treatment K.C. Construction, Inc. Eddie Donaldson 636 West Carroll Street Dothan, AL 36301 p: (334) 792-9877 f: (334) 677-5542 www.kcdothan.com

Training is Our Strength Robotics Technology Park Tanner, AL Photo: Courtesy EMJ Construction

Griffin Electric provides ongoing training and education for all of our employees. Preparing our team to be leaders in the electrical industry is the commitment we make to ourselves and to our clients. We firmly believe our opportunity to be the best stems from the continuous improvement of our most valuable resource – our people. This dedication to training is evident in the quality of the work we do. Corporate Headquarters: 116 Hopping Brook Road Holliston, MA 01746 (508) 429-8830

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Regional Offices: Charlotte, NC Raleigh, NC Duluth, GA Pelham, AL

Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Preformed Roofing and Cladding/Siding, Roof Specialties Karma Construction Inc. Mandy Powrzanas 6980 Garrett Road Gardendale, AL 35071 p: (205) 631-7272 Asphalt Paving, Curbs Kelly Builders, Inc. Brooke Kelly 406 B Pine Avenue Fairhope, AL 36532 p: (251) 990-3801 f: (251) 990-3878 General Contractor- Custom Built Homes Kenny Pipe & Supply Inc. Tommy Spinks 205 Pride Lane SW Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 351-2211 f: (256) 351-2403 Supplier Kiker Corporation Bruce McCrory 3150 Lees Lane Mobile, AL 36693 p: (251) 661-1971 f: (251) 661-1818

www.kikercorp.com Membrane Roofing & Sheet Metal King’s Home, Inc. Lynn Chaviers P. O. Box 162 Chelsea, AL 35043 p: (205) 678-8331 f: (205) 678-7372 www.kingshome.com Business Services Kirkpatrick Concrete, Inc. Rick Passey 2000-A Southbridge Parkway Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 423-2630 f: (205) 423-2626 Cast In Place Concrete, Concrete Placing and Finishing, Concrete Reinforcing, Concrete Restoration and Cleaning, Soil Stabilization, Special Finish Concrete, Stone, Supplier Koorsen Fire & Security Dave Rockey 3704 Wholesale Cir NE Huntsville, AL 35811 p: (256) 536-0786 f: (256) 536-8888 Alarm/Fire Protection, Building Automation Systems, Fire Suppression and Supervisory

Systems, Wind Energy Systems KPS Group, Inc. Gray Plosser, Jr. 2101 1st Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 251-0125 f: (205) 458-1513 www.kpsgroup.com Architect KPS Group, Inc. Dave Ely 104 Jefferson St. Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 704-1831 f: (256) 534-2289 www.kpsgroup.com Architect Kyser Construction Chris Kyser P.O. Box 331 Northport, AL 35476 p: (205) 366-3530 f: (205) 366-3622 General Contractor- Commercial L. Paul Kassouf & Company, P.C. David Kassouf 2208 University Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 443-2500 f: (205) 443-2501

www.kassouf.com Accounting Lakeshore Environmental Contractors, LLC Stan Roth 5513 Eastcliff Industrial Loop Birmingham, AL 35210-5418 p: (205) 943-5711 f: (205) 943-8317 www.lecbiz.com Business Services Lance Jackson Floor & Tile, Inc. Lance Jackson 406 Bridge Ave. Northport, AL 35476 p: (205) 248-0019 f: (205) 248-8577 Carpet, Stone & Masonry Flooring, Wood Flooring Landscape Workshop, LLC Joe Dobbs 3601 Parkwood Rd SE Bessemer, AL 35022 p: (205) 424-0244 f: (205) 425-2565 www.landscapeworkshop.com Concrete Formwork, Landscaping and Irrigation, Masonry Lane Enterprises, Inc. Dana Lane

7335 Curry Highway Jasper, AL 35503 p: (205) 387-0234 f: (205) 387-0234 Supplier Laney Building Co., LLC David Laney 211 Chestnut Forest Drive Helena, AL 35080 p: (205) 260-2375 www.laneybuilding.com Concrete Contractor, General Contractor Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C. Rick Rawls 2101 West Clinton Avenue Suite 102 Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 535-1100 f: (256) 535-1135 www.lanierford.com Attorney Lawler Foundry Corporation Stan Lawler P.O. Box 320069 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 595-0596 f: (205) 595-0599 www.lawlerfoundry.com Supplier

LBYD, Inc. Dale York 716 So. 30th Street Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 251-4500 f: (205) 324-4181 www.LBYD.com Engineer LBYD, Inc. Ashley C. Carden 305 Church St. S.W. Suite 719 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 533-1575 f: (205) 488-0226 Engineer Lee Builders, Inc. Bruce Lee 2049 Fisher St. SW Huntsville, AL 35803 p: (256) 881-1778 f: (256) 880-2484 www.leebuilders.com General Contractor- (Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Custom Built Homes, Design/Build, Industrial, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings) Lee Company Allen Kincaid 26670 Success Dr. SW Suite H Madison, AL 35756 p: (256) 353-1500 f: (256) 898-3446 www.leecompany.com Controls, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Contractor Lee-Jolly Services, Inc. Joe Lee PO Box 321574 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 252-0986 f: (205) 252-0985 www.leejolly.com Electrical Contractor Lewis Incorporated George Lewis P.O. Box 254 Headland, AL 36345 p: (334) 693-0232 f: (334) 693-5127 Asphalt Paving Concrete Materials, General Contractor, Soil Stabilization Liberty Design & Construction Gene Johnson P.O. Box 211041 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 271-0734 f: (334) 271-0259 General Contractor Liberty Steel Fabrication, Inc. Cary Hearn P.O. Box 158

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Fyffe, AL 35971 p: (256) 623-3027 f: (256) 623-3028 www.libertysteelinc.com Distributor, Steel Joists, Structural Steel Lighting Partnership Hardy Walker 3421 5th Avenue So Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 322-4774 f: (205) 322-4852 www.lpal.com Supplier Littler Mendelson P.C. Jay St. Clair 420 20th Street North, STE 2300 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 421-4700 f: (205) 421-4699 www.littler.com Attorney Littleton Electric Service, Inc. David Littleton P. O. Box 3589 Oxford, AL 36203 p: (256) 835-2161 f: (256) 835-7740 Basic Electrical Materials & Methods Lloyd, Gray, Whitehead & Monroe, PC Brian McClendon 2501 20th Place South, STE 300 Birmingham, AL 35223 p: (205) 967-8822 f: (205) 967-2380 www.lgwmlaw.com Attorney Lynn Layton Chevrolet Michael Bray P. O. Box 1828 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 353-5531 f: (256) 351-0478 Business Services M & A Electric Company, Inc. Timothy T. Morrow P.O. Box 321725 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 595-9700 f: (205) 595-9730 www.mandaelectric.com Electrical Contractor M & D Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Rodney Ferguson P.O. Box 2629 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 350-6568 f: (256) 351-9677 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical, Plumbing, Process Piping & Equipment, Sewerage & Drainage, Site Utilities Pressure Piping

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MG Roofing, Inc. Montey Gaisser 2714 East Avalon Avenue Muscle Shoals, AL 35661 p: (256) 381-0379 f: (256) 386-7561 www.mgroofinginc.com Roofing Tiles, Shingles

Materials And Methods, Communications, Controls, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution, Testing

M.J. Harris Robert Lambe 1 Riverchase Ridge, Ste 300 Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 380-6800 f: (205) 380-6801 www.mjharris.com General Contractor

Marbury Steel Fabricators, Inc. Scott Connell P. O. Box 10 Marbury, AL 36051 p: (205) 755-7555 f: (205) 755-5983 Metal Handrails & Railings, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Steel Stair Systems, Structural Framing

Mac’s Crane Service Doug McKelvy 2452 Apple Grove Road Somerville, AL 35670 p: (256) 759-2394 f: (256) 881-9677 Mainline Heating & A/C, Inc. Ken Graves 3300 Highway 11 Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 664-4751 f: (205) 664-2908 www.mainlineheating.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Maintenance Plus, Inc. David Strickland 2827 Cherokee Road Birmingham, AL 35223 p: (205) 252-5871 f: (205) 252-8989 Business Services Mallory Burkhalter Paving, Inc. Sharon Key PO Drawer 350 Northport, AL 35476 p: (205) 339-3033 f: (205) 339-3733 Asphalt Paving Mansfield Industrial Dean Mansfield 8430 Bellingrath Road Theodore, AL 36582 p: (251) 653-1239 f: (251) 653-1450 www.mansfieldindustrial.com Fireproofing, Insulation, Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Painting and Wall Coverings, Sandblasting Marathon Electrical Contractors, Inc. Bruce Taylor 614 38th Street South Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 323-8500 f: (205) 323-8501 www.marathonelectrical.com Alarm Systems, Basic Electrical

Marjam Supply Jason Barnes 113 Skylab Drive Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 851-8696 f: (256) 851-9773 Mark Powers & Company, Inc. Jack Powers P.O. Box 72 Guntersville, AL 35976 p: (256) 582-6620 f: (256) 582-8533 www.markpowers-and-company.com Business Services, Miscellaneous Specialties, Vending Equipment Martin & Cobey Construction Co., Inc. Jim Maynard P. O. Box 1048 Athens, AL 35612 p: (256) 232-5384 f: (256) 232-5454 www.martinandcobey.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build) Masonry Arts, Inc. Roy Swindal 2105 3rd Avenue North Bessemer, AL 35020 p: (205) 428-0780 f: (205) 424-1931 www.masonryarts.com Masonry, Stone Mastin’s, Inc. Frank Mastin P.O. Box 744 Boaz, AL 35957 p: (256) 593-6294 f: (256) 593-6552 www.mastinsinc.com Electrical Contractor Matheny Goldmon Marc Goldmon 108 Woodson St. Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 532-0909 f: (256) 532-0728

www.mathenygoldmon.com Architect Maxwell Roofing & Sheet Metal Jeff Moore 1226 Putman Drive NW Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 837-6666 f: (615) 226-2802 www.maxwellroofing.com Mayer Electric Supply Co. Drew Grega P.O. Box 1275 Huntsville, AL 35807 p: (256) 533-5400 f: (256) 539-3547 Supplier McCord Contract Floors, Inc. Gary McCord P. O. Box 6761 Dothan, AL 36302 p: (334) 792-5219 f: (334) 712-2473 www.mccordfloors.com Carpet, Soft Flooring, Stone & Masonry Flooring, Wood Flooring McDonald Construction Co., Inc. Delia McDonald 10790 Hwy 82 Union Springs, AL 36089 p: (334) 738-8800 f: (334) 738-4648 General Contractor- Heavy/ Highway, Ponds and Reservoirs, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Preparation, Site Utilities Pressure Piping McElroy Truck Lines, Inc. Sean McElroy P. O. Box 104 Cuba, AL 36907 p: (205) 392-5579 f: (205) 392-7272 www.mcelroytrucklines.com Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Supplier McGraw Hill Construction/Dodge Ron Osteen 4412 Estes Road Nashville, TN 37215 p: (877) 298-7744 f: (615) 858-2500 www.construction.com Business Services McGriff, Seibels & Williams Robert Drew P.O. Box 10265 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 252-9871 f: (205) 581-9293 www.mcgriff.com Bonding, Insurance McKelvey Mechanical Inc./ Home Comfort Solutions

Lynn McKelvey P. O. Box 2056 Tuscaloosa, AL 35403 p: (205) 758-1011 f: (205) 758-1015 www.mckelveymechanical.com Mechanical Solutions, Inc. Randy White 2809 Newby Rd. Sutie 117 Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 564-5870 f: (256) 564-5874 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Insulation Metro D Construction, LLC Druel Yarborough PO Box 1139 Talladega, AL 35161 p: (256) 362-5476 f: (256) 362-1281 www.metrodconstruction. com General Contractor Metro Trailer Leasing Bert Bloomston 100 Metro Parkway Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 985-8701 f: (205) 985-8710 www.metrotrailer.com Supplier Mid-South Steel, Inc. Craig Farris 15 Welborn Street Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 663-1750 www.midsouthsteelinc.com Supplier Mike Johnson Construction, Inc. Mike Johnson 4815 Rainbow Drive Rainbow City, AL 35906 p: (256) 442-8559 f: (256) 442-8572 mikejohnsonconstruction. com General Contractor- Custom Built Homes Miller Roofing, Inc. Steve E. Miller P.O. Box 1484 Jasper, AL 35502 p: (205) 384-9768 f: (205) 384-0278 www.millerroofingalabama.com Roofing Tiles, Shingles, Waterproofing/ Dampproofing

Millwood Plumbing, Inc. Vickie Millwood 70 Kelli Clark Court Cartersville, GA 30121 p: (770) 974-3950 f: (770) 974-9955 www.millwoodplumbing. net Plumbing Mitchell Mechanical, LLC Hugh B. Mitchell III P. O. Box 59727 Birmingham, AL 35259 p: (205) 941-1205 f: (205) 941-1305 Plumbing Mitchell’s Contracting Service, LLC Primm Mitchell P. O. Box 187 Catherine, AL 36728 p: (334) 225-4678 f: (334) 225-4470 Asphalt Paving, Concrete Contractor, Excavation Support & Shoring Systems, General Contractor, Sewerage & Drainage, Site Preparation Mobile County EMS Kathy Horton P.O. Box 850337 Mobile, AL 36685 p: (251) 343-7131 www.mobilecountyems.org Business Services Mobile Marble Company David Lindsey 6656 Overlook Road Mobile, AL 36618 p: (251) 344-6272 www.mobilemarblecompany.com General Contractor (Interior Finish, Retail) Mobile Mini Tony Honeycutt 192 Piper Lane Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 621-5720 f: (205) 621-5470 www.mobilemini.com Supplier Molton, Allen & Williams, LLC Ken Goforth P.O. Box 2066 Birmingham, AL 352012066 p: (205) 969-5100 f: (205) 969-5176 www.mawins.com Bonding, Insurance

Monumental Contracting Service, LLC William Robertson 425 19th Street Birmingham, AL 35218 p: (205) 788-6275 f: (205) 788-6278 www.monumentalcs.com General Contractor (Airports, Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Industrial Maintenance, Interior Finish, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings, Tenant Finish) Moody’s Electric, Inc. Scott Moody P.O. Box 1715 Bay Minette, AL 36507 p: (251) 937-0678 f: (251) 937-0714 www.moodyelectric.net Electrical Contractor Moon Construction Services, Inc. Joe Moon P.O. Box 19048 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 489-1448 f: (256) 489-1487 Concrete Contractor, Concrete Formwork, General Contractor(Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Health Care Facilities/Services, Heavy/Highway, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Institutional, Interior Finish, Low Rise Apartments, Low Rise Office, Other Specialty Construction, Pre Engineered Buildings), Specially Placed Concrete Morris Building Constructors, Inc. John Morris P. O. Box 1810 Anniston, AL 36202 p: (256) 835-1080 f: (256) 835-9840 www.morrisbuilding.net Concrete Contractor, Pre Engineered Structures MSE Building Company, Inc. Charles McDowell P. O. Box 125 Alton, AL 35015 p: (205) 833-9010 f: (205) 833-9040 www.msebuildingco.com General Contractor

Mullins Building Products Jeff Mullins 5631 C Clifford Circle Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 836-0011 f: (205) 836-0519 www.mullinsbp.com Access Doors, Compartments & Cubicles, Fire Protection Specialties, Hardware, Lockers, Metal Doors, Frames, Partitions, Postal Specialties, Special Doors, Special Metal Doors & Frames, Supplier, Toilet & Bath Accessories, Wood & Plastic Doors Mullins Building Products Ellis Masters 210 Central Circle SW Decatur, AL 35603 p: (256) 351-9417 f: (256) 359-9459 Supplier Murray Building Company, Inc. Daniel Murray P. O. Box 59662 Birmingham, AL 35259 p: (205) 802-3917 f: (205) 802-1300 www.murraybuildingcompany.com General Contractor Music City Fire Sprinkler Ken Brinkley 238 Molly Walton Dr. Hendersonville, TN 37075 p: (615) 826-7450 f: (256) 615-9680 Fire Protection MW/Davis Dumas & Associates, Inc. J. Sam Davis 2720 3rd Ave South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 252-0246 f: (205) 251-8506 www.MWDDA.Com Engineer NationView, LLC David Martin 1608 13th Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35205 p: (205) 930-9494 f: (205) 930-9485 www.nationview.com Construction Management/ Coordination Firm, General Contractor, General Contractor(Churches, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Hangar &

Maintenance Facilities, Health Care Facilities/ Services, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Institutional, Interior Finish, Low Rise Office, Other Specialty Construction, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail, Tenant Finish), Masonry Nelson Glass Co., Inc. Fred Nelson, Jr. 2213 6th Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 322-1627 f: (205) 322-1619 Entrances, Storefronts, Glazing and Curtain Wall Systems, Metal Windows NES Equipment Services, Inc. James Burson 8519 Madison Blvd. Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 461-0887 f: (256) 461-0037 Supplier NES Rentals Kendall Grubb P.O. Box 200015 Woodstock, GA 30189 p: (205) 620-4533 f: (205) 620-4727 www.nesrentals.com Supplier Newell Roadbuilders, Inc. Jack Newell 13266 US Highway 31 Hope Hull, AL 36043 p: (334) 288-2702 f: (334) 288-2721 Asphalt Paving, General Contractor- Heavy/ Highway, Site Preparation Nichols Concrete Equipment Co. Clint Nichols P.O. Box 454 Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 664-3430 f: (205) 664-3446 www.nicholsconcrete.com Supplier Norris Building Company, Inc. Paul E. Norris, Jr. P.O. Box 20667 Montgomery, AL 36120 p: (334) 281-4411 f: (334) 281-5799 norrisbuildingcompany.com General Contractor-

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(Churches, Commercial, Custom Built Homes, Health Care Facilities/ Services, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Interior Finish, Low Rise Office, Retail, Tenant Finish) North Alabama Fabricating Company, Inc. John Harris 4632 Richard Arrington Blvd. North Birmingham, AL 35212 p: (205) 591-5554 f: (205) 591-9426 www.johnparrishco.com Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Structural Framing, Structural Steel, Supplier Northwest Industries, Inc. Jeff Thorn 1128 Walnut Gate Road Russellville, AL 35654 p: (256) 331-0305 f: (256) 331-0309 Pre Engineered Structures, Prefabricated Structural Wood, Structural Wood Components NRI Ashley McIntyre 8975 Roswell Road, #202 Atlanta, GA 30350 p: (678) 824-6411 www.nrinet.com Business Services Nufab Rebar LLC Bill Carter 144 Thomas Lane Pell City, AL 35125 p: (205) 338-6332 f: (205) 338-6333 www.nufabrebar.com Reinforced Unit Masonry, Reinforcing Steel Oak Mountain Construction Company, Inc. Robbie Elmore P. O. Box 825 Helena, AL 35080 p: (205) 664-1000 f: (205) 664-1001 General ContractorIndustrial Oakman Hardwood, Inc Steve Campbell P.O. Box 230 Oakman, AL 35579 p: (205) 622-3796 f: (205) 622-3556 Business Services

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Odom Construction Co., Inc. Darryl Odom 52 Pine Ridge Drive Parrish, AL 35580 p: (205) 686-7818 f: (205) 686-5428 General Contractor- Commercial

P.O. Box 849 Jemison, AL 35085 p: (205) 688-3060 f: (205) 688-3090 Metal Decking, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Structural Framing, Supplier

Page Clearing, Inc. Joel Page 25 Page Lane Red Bay, AL 35582 p: (256) 356-9889 f: (256) 356-5694 Supplier

Office Interiors By OSCO, Inc. Jimmy Worley P.O. Box 3047 Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 340-5100 f: (256) 340-5108 Business Services

OMI, Inc. Chris Harvey 5151 Research Dr. NW Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 837-7664 f: (256) 837-7677 Engineer

Page Properties & Construction, Inc. Alan Page 11908 Aspenwood Drive Moundville, AL 35474 p: (205) 792-1262 Preformed Roofing and Cladding/ Siding

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Tim Witt 105-I Church Street Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 564-7300

One Source Heating & Cooling, Inc. Connie Hamer 4400 Pinson Valley Pkwy. Birmingham, AL 35215 p: (205) 647-6233 f: (205) 854-1535 www.onesourceair.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Olympia Sprinkler Installation, Inc. Larry M. Wester 184 Fieldstone Road Oneonta, AL 35121 p: (205) 625-6937 f: (205) 625-6935 Fire Suppression and Supervisory Systems Omega Steel Products, Inc. Danny Varner

Overnight Parts Alliance Inc. Marvin Windham 1313 Grants Mill Way Birmingham, AL 35214 p: (205) 577-3117 www.opaparts.com Distributor, Supplier

Palomar Insurance Corporation Stone Guffey 700 Maple Street Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 263-5119 f: (205) 949-0167 www.palomarins.com Insurance Park Lane Construction, LLC Scott Parker 100 Village Street Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 995-5658 f: (205) 995-9168 parklane-construction.com Developer, General Contractor-

(Construction Manager, Interior Finish, Low Rise Apartments, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings, Residential Multi Family, Tenant Finish) Parrot Structural Services, LLC Mike Maas PO Box 1050 Calera, AL 35040 p: (205) 668-2626 f: (205) 668-2229 www.parrotss.com Caissons/Drilled Piers, Excavation Support & Shoring Systems, Piling, Soil Stabilization Patco Electrical Contractors, Inc. Kirk Patterson P.O. Box 958 Northport, AL 35476 p: (205) 330-2553 f: (205) 330-2526 www.patcoelectricalinc.com Electrical Contractor PBS Services, Inc. Max Barnett 150 Pioneer Drive Killen, AL 35645 p: (256) 721-8727 f: (256) 757-2708 www.pbsos.com

Supplier PCI of Chelsea Brian Edmiston 9195 Old Highway 280 Chelsea, AL 35043 p: (205) 678-2959 f: (205) 678-2957 www.pciofchelsea.com Painting & Wall Coverings Pearce Trawick Service Betty Smith 4740 Powell Avenue Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 591-2083 f: (205) 591-2197 www.trawick.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Contractor Pella Windows & Doors Greg Haynes 15470 Airline Hwy Baton Rouge, LA 70817 p: (251) 459-2176 www.pella.com Distributor Penhall Company Nickey Lavecchia 1890 Woodland Industrial Drive Trussville, AL 35173

p: (205) 951-0041 f: (205) 951-0042 www.penhall.com Concrete Placing and Finishing, Demolition Penn National Insurance Jim Alexander Lakeview Ridge II, 2630 Elm Hill Pike, Suite 300 Nashville, TN 37214 p: (615) 889-2740 f: (615) 889-2918 www.pennnationalinsurance.com Bonding, Insurance Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Winfield, AL Mark Hubbert 1766 Bankhead Highway Winfield, AL 35594 p: (205) 487-6471 f: (205) 487-4693 Business Services PERC Engineering Co., Inc. Pete Parrish P.O. Box 1712 Jasper, AL 35502 p: (205) 384-5553 f: (205) 295-3114 www.percengineering.com Consulting, Engineer Performance Coatings, Inc. Darrin Faris 1010 Lomb Avenue SW Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 781-5200 f: (205) 781-6782 www.eperformancecoatings.com Special Coatings Performance Contractors, Inc. Scott Rothermel/Jason Williams 8093 Padgett Switch Road Irvington, AL 36544 p: (251) 957-0800 f: (251) 957-4887 www.performance-contractors.com General Contractor- Industrial PH&J Architects, Inc. Griffin Harris P.O. Box 215 Montgomery, AL 36101 p: (334) 265-8781 f: (334) 265-9208 www.phjarchitects.com Architect Piping Plus, Inc. Div. of Eastern Ind. Supplies Craig Story 1001 Meridian St. Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 534-7473 f: (256) 534-5324 Supplier

Posey Supply Co., Inc. James H. Posey P. O. Box 156 Double Springs, AL 35553 p: (205) 489-5153 f: (205) 489-5155 www.poseysupply.com Business Services, Miscellaneous Specialties Posten’s Overhead Door Donna Posten 8263 Highway 79 Pinson, AL 35126 p: (205) 680-1877 f: (205) 680-1855 www.postensoverheaddoor.com Overhead and Coiling Doors Premier Service Company, Inc. Gary Phillips 1201 15th St. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 p: (205) 752-6332 f: (205) 752-1726 www.premierservicecompany.com Communications, Electrical Contractor, Fire Suppression and Supervisory Systems, Mechanical, Plumbing Premier Structures, Inc. Dan Mankins P. O. Box 927 Athens, AL 35612 p: (256) 232-2092 f: (256) 230-0889 www.premierstructures.com General Contractor- Commercial Prier Construction Incorporated Chris Prier 2921 2nd Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 823-0400 f: (205) 322-5579 www.prierconstruction.com General Contractor- (Churches, Commercial, Design/Build, Health Care Facilities/Services, Industrial & Commercial Development, Institutional, Interior Finish, Other Specialty Construction, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail, Tenant Finish)

www.pritchett-moore.com Business Services, Insurance Pro Air Services Jason Putman P.O. Box 5054 Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 353-4446 f: (256) 584-7003 Mechanical Insulation Pro Electric, Inc Bob Walker 2012 Poole Dr. NW Huntsville, AL 35810 p: (256) 851-2041 f: (256) 851-2049 Electrical Contractor ProjectAide, Inc. Charles Evans P. O. Box 1807 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 355-8476 f: (256) 355-8494 www.projectaide.com Business Services, Consulting Prowler Supply, Inc. Preston Trammel 15 South 12th Street Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 320-1508 f: (205) 320-1534 www.prowlersupplyinc.com Business Services Quality Architectural Metal & Roofing, Inc. Chip Braswell P.O. Box 320206 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 320-7663 f: (205) 320-7664 www.qualityarch.com Membrane Roofing & Sheet Metal

Communications, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, Industrial Electrical Work, Site Electrical Distribution R. J. Young Ben Morrow 4900 University Square Suite 30 Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 722-0573 f: (256) 726-0148 Business Services R.G. Darby, Inc. Cliff Darby P. O. Box 2820 Florence, AL 35630 p: (256) 767-4680 f: (256) 760-9656 Supplier Rabren General Contractors, Inc. Matt Rabren 139 Lee Road 15 Auburn, AL 36830 p: (334) 826-6143 f: (334) 826-6141 www.rabren.com General Contractor Ram Tool & Supply Company, Inc. Hillery Head P.O. Box 320979 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 591-2527 f: (205) 599-7053 www.ram-tool.com Construction Tools, Supplier Ram Tool & Supply Company, Inc. Matt Lewter 110 Jetplex Circle Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 772-8725 f: (256) 772-0564 www.ram-tool.com Supplier

Quality Glass Co., Inc. Wendy Young 616 Pearl Ave. Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 534-4322 f: (256) 533-1334 Entrances, Storefronts, Glazing and Curtain Wall Systems, Metal Windows, Special Windows

Rawlinson Electric Company, Inc. Jay R. Rawlinson 2815 Main St. Millbrook, AL 36054 p: (334) 285-5739 f: (334) 285-4358 Electrical Contractor

Print Resources, Inc. Rocky Stewart 2720 19th Street South Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 879-8000 f: (205) 879-8020 www.printresourcesinc.com Business Services

Qualls Engineering, Inc. Greg Qualls 3311 Bob Wallace Ave, Suite 201 Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 551-0407 f: (256) 551-0407 Engineer

RayDan Acoustical & Drywall, Inc. Ray Higginbotham 17198 US Highway 72 W Athens, AL 35611 p: (256) 230-3220 f: (256) 230-3240 Acoustical Treatment, Drywall, Drywall, Insulation, Miscellaneous Specialties, Structural Framing

Pritchett-Moore, Inc. Andrew Hudson PO Box 2086 Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 p: (205) 758-4441 f: (205) 349-6538

R & S Electric Donnie Hooper 2830 Jordan Lane Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 837-8210 f: (256) 837-5784

RBTA Industries Rocco Valluzzo P.O. Box 1170 Montrose, AL 36559 p: (251) 621-7807

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f: (251) 625-1252 Business Services Ready Mix USA Marc Bryant Tyson P.O. Box 101868 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 986-4800 f: (205) 986-4897 www.readymixusa.com Supplier Rebasco Decorators, Inc. Bob Renfroe 1516 Temple Avenue South Fayette, AL 35555 p: (205) 932-6772 f: (205) 932-6934 www.rebasco.com Business Services, Carpet, Painting and Wall Coverings, Soft Flooring, Tile and Terrazzo, Wall coverings, Wood Flooring Red Wing Shoe Store John Klein 6125 University Dr. Suite C-8 Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 971-2727 f: (256) 971-2747 Business Services Reed Contracting Services & Ready-Mix Concrete David Harris 2512 Triana Blvd. SW Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 533-0505 f: (256) 533-0590 Cement, Concrete Contractor, Concrete Supplier, Construction Equipment Regions Bank Jay Morris 200 Clinton Ave. 3rd Floor Business Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 532-5012 f: (256) 535-6853 www.regions.com Banking Reno Refractories, Inc. Braxton Reno P. O. Box 201 Morris, AL 35116 p: (205) 647-0240 f: (205) 647-6854 www.renorefractories.com Supplier Rexel Southern, Inc. Johnny Grissom P. O. Box 429 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 353-6131 f: (256) 355-1638 Supplier

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Richard Electric Company, Inc. Dennis W. Richard P.O. Box 157 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 734-1791 f: (256) 739-9536 www.richardelectric.net Electrical Contractor, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Richard Tubb Interiors Cheryl Pathasema 2829 2nd Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 324-7613 f: (205) 326-3476 www.richardtubbinteriors.com Business Services River City Equipment Rental Neal Hamilton 649 Finley Island Rd. Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 301-0575 f: (256) 301-0576 Supplier Riverside Refractories, Inc. Bill Morris 201 Truss Ferry Road Pell City, AL 35128 p: (205) 338-3366 f: (205) 338-7456 Supplier RJ Mechanical, Inc. Joseph Martin 3153 Bellwood Drive Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 968-0991 f: (205) 968-3424 www.rjmechanical.com Mechanical Robins & Morton Vance Fulkerson P.O. Box 59289 Birmingham, AL 35259 p: (205) 870-1000 f: (205) 871-0906 www.robinsmorton.com Cast In Place Concrete, Concrete Contractor, General Contractor, General Contractor- (Airports, Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/Build, Hangar & Maintenance Facilities, Health Care Facilities/Services, High Rise Office, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Industrial Maintenance, Institutional, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail

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Robins & Morton Richard Anderson 4900 University Square Suite 2 Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 428-0200 f: (256) 428-0204 www.robinsmorton.com General Contractor Robinson & Sons Construction Services, Inc. James F. Robinson 80 5th Avenue Haleyville, AL 35565 p: (205) 486-5763 f: (205) 486-3045 Painting and Wall Coverings, Sandblasting Rogers & Willard Inc. Nathan Dunn P.O. Box 7394 Mobile, AL 36670 p: (251) 479-2675 f: (251) 479-2776 www.rogerswillard.com General Contractor(Commercial, Design/ Build, Industrial, Residential Multi Family) Ron Bush, Inc. Ron Bush 270 Thompson Blvd Mobile, AL 36611 p: (251) 330-0011 f: (251) 330-0879 www.ronbushinc.com Business Services Roofers Mart Southeast, Inc. Mitchell S. Cawley 429 Industrial Lane Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 942-9538 f: (205) 942-5456 Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Roof Specialties, Supplier Roofing Systems, Inc. James Sonyers PO Box 9424 Birmingham, AL 35220 p: (205) 681-1864 f: (205) 681-4463 www.roofing-system.com Roof Specialties Roy Lewis Construction Corporation Roy Lewis 5555 Commerce Blvd. East Mobile, AL 36619 p: (251) 380-0000 f: (251) 408-0808 General Contractor (Commercial, Design/Build)

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Roy Martin Construction Co., LLC Jennefer Woodsworth 1960 Highway 33, Suite A Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 621-6333 f: (205) 621-6328 General Contractor RPM Cranes Rick Yates 2401 Finley Boulevard Birmingham, AL 35234 p: (205) 214-3760 f: (205) 214-3761 www.rpmcranes.com Hoists and Cranes Rubber & Plastic Applicators Inc. W E. Wells P.O. Box 973 Satsuma, AL 36572 p: (251) 679-8898 f: (251) 679-8872 www.rpafrp.com Piling Russell C. Chestang Construction, Inc. Russell Chestang

P.O. Box 350 Calvert, AL 36513 p: (251) 829-4481 f: (251) 829-4440 roymartinconstructionll.com Construction Cleaning Services

PO Box 657 Northport, AL 35476 p: (205) 330-1803 f: (205) 330-9402 www.ryanshirleyinc.com Excavation Support & Shoring Systems

Rust Constructors, Inc. Judson Yates 2 Perimeter Park South, Suite 300W Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 995-7171 f: (205) 995-3636 www.rustconstructors.com Cast In Place Concrete, Electrical Contractor, Engineering Services, General Contractor(Construction Manager, Heavy/Highway, Industrial, Industrial Maintenance), Industrial & Process Control Systems, Industrial and Process Equipment, Material Handling Systems, Process Piping & Equipment

S&ME Zack Young 399 Executive Drive Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 837-8882 f: (256) 837-6931 Engineer

Ryan Shirley, Inc. Karen Hughes

S & S Sprinkler Company, LLC Jeff McCurley P.O. Box 7453 Mobile, AL 36670 p: (251) 473-6000 f: (251) 478-6830 www.sssprinkler.com Fire Suppression and Supervisory Systems S.S. Nesbitt & Company, Inc. Steve Nesbitt 3500 Blue Lake Drive, #120 Birmingham, AL 35243

p: (205) 262-2700 f: (205) 262-2701 www.ssnesbitt.com Bonding, Insurance S.S. Nesbitt & Company, Inc Scott Weaver 4725 Whitesburg Dr. Suite 202 Huntsville, AL 35802 p: (205) 262-2653 f: (800) 756-1561 www.ssnesbitt.com Insurance Saga Petroleum Dale Albrecht 600 17th Street 1700N Denver, CO 80202 p: (303) 996-7766 f: (303) 996-7767 Supplier Saginaw Pipe Company, Inc. Dan Hildreth P. O. Box 8 Saginaw, AL 35137 p: (205) 664-3670 f: (205) 624-1232 www.saginawpipe.com Structural Steel, Supplier

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Business Services Selective Masonry, Inc Jonathan Watts 2701 Pelham Parkway Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 621-2876 f: (205) 621-2976 Masonry, Stone

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Saiia Construction Company LLC Joseph A. Saiia 4400 Lewisburg Road Birmingham, AL 35207 p: (205) 290-0400 f: (205) 943-2210 www.saiia.com General Contractor (Design/Build, Industrial, Industrial Maintenance, Waste Water Treatment), Ponds & Reservoirs, Sewerage & Drainage, Site Improvements, Site Preparation, Soil Stabilization Sain Associates, Inc. Jim Meads 244 West Valley Avenue Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 940-6420 f: (205) 940-6433 www.sain.com Engineer Sand & Clay, Inc. Julio Corte Jr. 24311 State Highway 181 Daphne, AL 36526 p: (251) 928-4601

f: (251) 990-0046 Site Work Supplier Sauls Seismic, Inc. McRoy Sauls 3710 4th Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 592-2466 f: (205) 592-2477 www.saulsseismic.com Engineer Savannah Building Company, LLC Roger Wilkins P. O. Box 621 Helena, AL 35080 p: (205) 663-8686 f: (205) 621-0536 General Contractor The Saxon Group, Inc. Jeni Bogdan 790 Brogdon Road Suwanee, GA 30024 p: (770) 271-2174 f: (770) 271-2176 www.thesaxongroupinc.com Electrical Contractor, Industrial Process Piping, Process Piping & Equipment

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Scarborough & Associates, Inc. C. David Scarborough P.O. Box 7127 Dothan, AL 36302 p: (334) 794-2781 f: (334) 671-1710 Alarm Systems, Electrical Contractor, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightning Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution Schneider Electric Johnny Vincent 1525 Perimeter Pkwy NW Suite 260 Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 864-3191 f: (859) 372-1448 Supplier Scott Burridge Construction Scott Burridge 427 Skyridge Drive Chelsea, AL 35043 p: (205) 369-8360 f: (205) 678-9721 Rough Carpentry

SDM Electric, LLC Tom Pitts 224 Ewing Ave. Gadsden, AL 35901 p: (256) 543-7363 f: (256) 543-7369 Electrical Contractor Sealy Management Pamela Clardy 1535 Sparkman Dr. Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 489-7645 f: (256) 489-4848 Business Services Securance Insurance Group Stacy Dew 4216 Carmichael Road Montgomery, AL 36106 p: (334) 386-3380 f: (334) 386-3381 www.securancegroup.com Insurance Security Engineers, Inc. Joel Morris 1617 3rd Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 251-0566 f: (205) 251-0511 securityengineersinc.com

Sellers Photography Marty Sellers 124 Steeplechurch Ct. Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 682-6734 www.sellersphoto.com Artwork, Construction Documentation, Supplier Sellers Richardson Holman & West LLP Allen Dunn 216 Summit Blvd #300 Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 278-0001 f: (205) 278-0003 www.srhwcpa.com Accounting Senseman Industries, Inc. David Senseman 2715 18th Place South Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 871-9338 f: (205) 802-1186 www.maids.com Business Services Sentry Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. Charles A. Conklin 2490 Rocky Ridge Road Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 979-9864 f: (205) 776-8876 www.sentryheating.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing Sentry Insulation, Inc. Scott Overstreet 239 Sentry Drive Millry, AL 36558 p: (251) 846-3050 f: (251) 846-6283 Insulation Service Construction Supply, Inc. Gilbert Roberts P.O. Box 13405 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 252-3158 f: (205) 252-5720 www.serviceconstructionsupply.com Cast In Place Concrete, Construction Equipment, Fireproofing, Site Cast

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Service Steel, Inc. Matt Taylor 4208 Schrimsher Ln., S.W. Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 883-1190 f: (256) 882-0918 www.servicesteelinc.com Basic Metal Materials and Methods, Metal Decking, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Structural Framing Servis First Bank Stephen Davis PO Box 1508 Birmingham, AL 35201 p: (205) 949-0302 f: (205) 949-0303 www.servisfirstbank.com Business Services Servis First Bank Thomas Busby P.O. Box 18127 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 722-7800 f: (256) 722-7810 Banking Servpro Kevin Aycock P. O. Box 2904 Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 533-5335 f: (256) 533-5143 Construction Cleaning Services, General Contractor- Other Specialty Construction Shannon Brothers Tile ,Inc. Billy W Shannon 1309 Putman Dr. N.W. Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 837-6520 f: (256) 837-1847 Special Flooring and Floor Treatment, Tile and Terrazzo Shattuck Painting Co. David Shattuck 2500 Roland Rd Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 539-4433 f: (256) 539-4474 www.shattuckpainting.com Painting and Wall Coverings Sheffield Electrical Contractors Steve Sheffield

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2085 Alton Road Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 951-3060 f: (205) 951-3525 Electrical Contractor Shelton Steel, Inc Kevin Shelton 2012 Booker Branch Road Horton, AL 35980 p: (205) 466-7675 f: (205) 466-7130 Basic Metal Materials and Methods, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Ornamental Metal, Structural Framing, Supplier Sherman Industries, Inc. Heath Avery 400 Riverhills Business Park Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 970-7500 f: (205) 314-5110 www.lehighcement.com Cement, Concrete Supplier, Geosynthetics, Grout, Insulation, Joint Sealers, Masonry, Mortar & Masonry Grout, Ready-Mix Concrete, Reinforced Unit Masonry, Site Work Supplier, Special Coatings, Stone, Supplier, Washed Sand & Gravel, Waterproofing/Dampproofing Sherman International, North Alabama John Bass P.O. Box 646 Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 772-7490 f: (256) 772-3220 Supplier Shoemaker Pool Service, Inc. Mark Shoemaker 2811 Greystone Commercial Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 967-1644 f: (205) 967-1209 www.shoemakerpools.com Pools, Supplier Shook & Fletcher Insulation Co. David Jackson P.O. Box 380501 Birmingham, AL 35238 p: (205) 991-7606 f: (205) 991-7745 www.shookandfletcher.com Insulation, Supplier Shwinco of Alabama, LLC Margie Shipp 171 Pemco Drive Dothan, AL 36303 p: (334) 556-0889 f: (334) 556-0897 www.shwinco.com Supplier

Pat Patterson 810 Palmer Road, Suite 201 Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 464-9258 f: (256) 461-0212 Supplier Simpson Plastering, LLC Richard Riley P.O. Box 321275 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 994-2802 f: (205) 591-2505 www.simpsonplastering.com Basic Finish Materials & Methods, Drywall, Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems, Fireproofing, Insulation, Lath & Plaster S J & L, Inc. Jeff Rode P.O. Box 190034 Mobile, AL 36619 p: (251) 661-7926 f: (251) 660-8364 www.sjlcontractors.com Base Courses, General Contractor(Heavy/Highway, Industrial, Other Specialty Construction), Ponds and Reservoirs, Sewerage and Drainage, Site Improvements, Site Preparation, Site Utilities Pressure Piping S J & L, Inc. Josh Chandler 2317 Meridian St. #25 Huntsville, AL 35811 p: (256) 759-2532 f: (931) 438-8390 Asphalt Paving, Excavation Support & Shoring Systems, Site Preparation Slade Land Use L’Tryce Slade 1500 First Avenue North, Unit 54 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 413-4685 General Contractor, General Contractor-Commercial, Quality Control Services, General Contractor-Health Care Facilities/Services, Construction Documentation, Site Preparation, Hazardous Material Removal Smith General Contractors, LLC Kathy F. Darby 450 Rose Drive Florence, AL 35630 p: (256) 766-4560 f: (256) 766-7790 General Contractor

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www.smithind.com Construction Cleaning Services Smith Service Corporation Randy Smith P.O. Box 1587 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 355-6050 f: (256) 340-1437 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP John M. Mastin Jr. 245 Peachtree Center Avenue NE, STE 2700 Atlanta, GA 30303-1227 p: (404) 521-3800 f: (404) 688-0671 www.smithcurrie.com Attorney SMW Engineering Group, Inc. Tony Muggeo 1550 Woods of Riverchase Dr. Ste. 100 Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 252-6985 f: (205) 320-1504 www.smweng.com Engineer Solution Mechanical LLC Stewart Nobles P.O. Box 545 Fairhope, AL 36533 p: (251) 470-0400 f: (888) 644-0050 www.solutionmechanical.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Contractor, Plumbing, Process Piping & Equipment Solley Equipment & Rigging, LLC Ronnie Solley P.O. Box 1561 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 350-1756 f: (256) 350-1974 www.solley.com Crane, Heavy Equipment, Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Supplier Son’s Discount Pharmacy, Inc. Jenella Burton P.O. Box 2632 Jasper, AL 35502 p: (205) 387-0526 f: (205) 387-0544 Business Services Son’s Supermarket, Inc. Jimmy Lee 400 Ninth Avenue North Jasper, AL 35501 p: (205) 384-6066 f: (205) 384-0078 Supplier

Southeastern Business Machines, Inc. Drake Nunn 3413 Memorial Parkway South Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 882-0190 f: (256) 880-1965 www.sebmhsv.com

Southern Company Bob Fitzgerald 42 Inverness Center Pkwy, Bin 222 Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (205) 992-7740 f: (205) 992-5407 www.southernco.com Business Services

Southeastern Food Merchandisers, Inc. Bruce Hurley 201 Parker Drive Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 664-3322 f: (205) 664-3393 www.southeasternfood.com Business Services

Southern Directional, Inc. Tina Calma P.O. Box 81 Wilsonville, AL 35186 p: (205) 419-5209 f: (205) 202-8839 Sewerage & Drainage, Site Electrical Distribution, Site Utilities Pressure Piping, Tunneling

Southeastern Heating & Air Conditioning Patrick Strack 20245 County Road 49 Silverhill, AL 36576 p: (251) 945-5070 f: (251) 945-5071 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Supplier

Southern Electrical & Mechanical, Inc. Harry Mitchell 102 Fort Deposit Road Fort Deposit, AL 36032 p: (334) 281-4846 f: (334) 281-9663 www.sem-incorporated.com General ContractorIndustrial Maintenance

Southeastern Steel Services, Inc. Ron Pharr P.O. Box 360 Vincent, AL 35178 p: (205) 672-2052 f: (205) 672-2056 www.s3steelservices.com Cold Formed Metal Framing, Metal Decking, Metal Handrails & Railings, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Ornamental Metal, Steel Joists, Structural Framing, Structural Steel, Supplier Southeastern Temperature Controls, Inc. Brian Kornowicz P.O. Box 670 Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 985-8700 f: (205) 985-7376 www.setempco.com Controls, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Supplier Southern Carpet & Hardwood, Inc. Tim Hightower 131 W. Oxmoor Rd., Ste 105 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 942-8321 f: (205) 942-6660 www.southerncpt.com Carpet, Soft Flooring, Tile and Terrazzo, Wood Flooring Southern Clay Brick Scott Lambert P.O. Box 590 Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 605-0501 f: (205) 605-0506

Southern Electrical Contractors, Inc. Wayne Wood P. O. Box 506 Sylacauga, AL 35150 p: (256) 245-2777 f: (256) 245-2248 www.southern-ind.com Electrical Contractor Southern Filters, Inc. Brian Judd 284 Snow Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 942-5817 f: (205) 942-5830 Supplier Southern Floor Systems William Newman Jr. P.O. Box 37248 Pensacola, FL 32526 p: (850) 941-4277 Business Services Southern Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Assoc., P.C. Sherrie Pike 2450 Highway 78 East Jasper, AL 35501 p: (205) 221-5374 f: (205) 384-1453 www.southernortho.org Business Services Southern Overhead Door, Inc. Mike Schafer P.O. Box 100906 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 956-3667 f: (205) 956-9566

Overhead and Coiling Doors, Special Doors Southern Precision Staffing Ky Gregory 212 Business Center Drive Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 682-2828 f: (205) 682-2827 www.sps9.com Supplier SouthernScape Landscaping Tiffany Hagood P.O. Box 1368 Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 746-1001 f: (256) 746-1004 www.southernscape.com Southland Roofing, Inc. Lisa Logan 2551 Lower Wetumpka Road Montgomery, AL 36110 p: (334) 269-9917 f: (334) 263-5841 Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Roofing Tiles Southside Granite Company Terry Pierce P.O. Box 5806 Dothan, AL 36302 p: (334) 794-4161 f: (334) 671-1011 www.southsidegranite.com Countertops, Supplier

Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 852-7930 f: (256) 852-8443 Acoustical Treatment, Drywall Speegle Contracting Company, Inc. Jason Speegle Post Office Box 2215 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 739-9261 f: (256) 739-9225 Site Utilities Pressure Piping Splawn Construction, Inc. Keith D. Splawn P.O. Box 12444 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 923-1937 f: (205) 923-3200 www.splawnconstructioninc.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Design/Build, Industrial, Pre Engineered Buildings, Tenant Finish) SRA Foods, Inc. Peter Berman PO Box 12084 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 323-7447 f: (205) 323-1772 www.srafoods.com Distributor

Speaks & Associates Consulting Engineers Inc. William Luker 732 Oak Circle Drive West Mobile, AL 36609 p: (251) 666-4646 Consulting, Engineer

Stallings & Sons, Inc. Rick Stallings P.O. Drawer 70040 Montgomery, AL 36107 p: (334) 244-2093 f: (334) 244-2099 www.stallingsandsons.com General Contractor- (Design/Build, Historical Renovation, Industrial & Commercial Development, Pre Engineered Buildings)

Spec 9 Contract Flooring, LLC Olandus Eason 1020 9th Avenue SW Bessemer, AL 35022 p: (205) 481-2109 f: (205) 481-2100 www.spec9contractflooring.net Carpet, Soft Flooring, Stone & Masonry Flooring

Stanley Graham Carpentry, LLC Stanley Graham 31 Butler Street Cullman, AL 35058 p: (256) 531-7400 f: (256) 796-0479 Finish Carpentry/Architectural Woodwork, Metal Doors and Frames, Structural Framing

SPECON Systems, Inc. Doug O’Neil Post Office Box 13217 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 323-3500 f: (205) 323-0100 Access Flooring, Acoustical Treatment, Ceiling Suspension, Cold Formed Metal Framing, Drywall, General Contractor, Operable Partitions

Star Electrical Contractors Tom McEwen 205 20th Ave S. Birmingham, AL 35205 p: (205) 328-6447 f: (205) 251-1380 Electrical Contractor

SPECON Systems, Inc. Mark Green 104 Skylab Drive NW

Starke Agency, Inc. Kyle Drumwright PO Box 4359 Montgomery, AL 36103 p: (334) 263-5535 f: (334) 264-3375 www.starkeagency.com

Bonding, Insurance Startley General Contractors, Inc. Donna Startley 2060 Mountain Gap Rd, Lot 1 Blountsville, AL 35031 p: (205) 849-1790 f: (205) 849-1789 Site Utilities, Pressure Piping Steel City Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Harry Corley Jr. 618 Dogwood Terrace Leeds, AL 35094 p: (205) 699-8249 f: (205) 699-1055 Basic Mechanical Materials And Methods, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical Insulation, Plumbing Stephen Ward & Associates Barry Smith PO Box 6815 Huntsville, AL 35813 p: (256) 774-3565 f: (256) 774-3315 www.swa-consultants.com Consulting Steven J. Owen, Consultant Steven J. Owen 253 Oakforest Trail Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 663-6694 f: (205) 685-5779 www.necexpert.com Consulting Stewart Electric Co., Inc. Larry K Stewart P. O. Box 14485 Huntsville, AL 35815 p: (256) 536-4375 f: (256) 536-6724 www.stewartelectricinc.com Electrical Contractor, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Site Electrical Distribution Stewart/Perry Company, Inc., The Clinton H. Smith 4855 Overton Road Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 414-6000 f: (205) 414-6020 www.stewartperry.com General Contractor- (Commercial, Construction Manager, Design/ Build, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Institutional, Interior Finish, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail, Tenant Finish), Identifying Devices, Miscellaneous Specialties, Prefabricated Exterior Specialties Stokes Floor Covering, Inc.

Robert Rainey P.O. Box 8217 Dothan, AL 36302 p: (334) 794-4148 f: (334) 792-9531 www.stokesfloorcoveringco.com Supplier

f: (205) 591-0156 Alarm Systems, Communications, Electrical Contractor, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution

StoneRiver, Inc. Huey Hall P.O. Box 1643 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 351-6870 f: (256) 350-0504 www.stoneriverinc.com Business Services

Sumrall Investments, LLC Denise Sumrall 11525 Highway 188 Grand Bay, AL 36541 p: (251) 865-5970 f: (251) 865-5972 Business Services

Stovall Contractors, Inc. Gloria Stovall 939 County Highway 173 Winfield, AL 35594 p: (205) 487-2006 f: (205) 487-6717 General Contractor Strickland Paper Company, Inc. Bayard Tynes Jr 481 Republic Circle Birmingham, AL 35214 p: (205) 798-3000 f: (205) 798-3472 www.stricklandpaper.com Supplier Strozier Construction Company S. W. Strozier, Jr. P.O. Box 101295 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 836-0215 f: (205) 833-6011 General Contractor-(Churches, Commercial, Custom Built Homes, Design/Build, Historical Renovation, Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Industrial Maintenance, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings, Tenant Finish) Stuart C. Irby Co. Mary Newton 144 Woodall Road Decatur, AL 35603 p: (256) 350-2491 f: (256) 350-2420 Electrical Stutts Corporation, Inc. Jim Stutts P.O. Box 7188 Huntsville, AL 35807 p: (256) 536-8726 f: (256) 536-8750 Electrical Contractor Summit Electrical Construction, Inc. Mark Bratton 3710 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham, AL 35222 p: (205) 591-0155

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Sunbelt Industrial Company, Inc. Phyllis Hall PO Box 2326 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 991-3474 f: (205) 313-4778 www.sunbeltinsulation.com Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, Insulation Sunbelt Rentals Dennis Kyle 1308 State Docks Rd. Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 355-4770 f: (256) 355-4781 www.sunbeltrentals.com Business Services, Supplier Sunshine Supplies, Inc. Skip Ragsdale 1409 Republic Road Birmingham, AL 35214 p: (205) 674-5656 f: (205) 674-7441 www.erosioncontrolproducts.com Earthwork Supplies, Supplier Superior Mechanical, Inc. Richard H. Drennen 1701 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 834-9001 f: (205) 591-4702 www.superiormechanical.com Plumbing SuperiorScape, Inc. Michael Sampsell P.O. Box 385 Westover, AL 35185 p: (205) 678-2425 f: (205) 678-8137 www.superiorscape.net Fences & Gates, General Contractor, Landscaping and Irrigation, Ponds and Reservoirs, Special Masonry Installations, Stone & Masonry Flooring System Green Landscape Service, LLC Mark Maloof 1990 McCain Parkway Pelham, AL 35124

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Oxford, AL 36203 p: (256) 835-1800 f: (256) 835-1803 www.taylorcorporation.com General Contractor- (Design/ Build, Heavy/Highway, Waste Water Treatment), Sewerage and Drainage, Site Improvements, Site Preparation, Site Utilities Pressure Piping

Talladega Insurance Agency Bill McGehee P. O. Box 37 Talladega, AL 35161 p: (256) 362-4153 f: (256) 362-4154 www.talladega-insurance.com Bonding, Insurance

Taylor Electrical Contractors Joseph B. Taylor P.O. Box 70084 Tuscaloosa, AL 35407 p: (205) 553-0958 f: (205) 553-0391 www.taylorelectricalinc.com Electrical Contractor, Site Preparation

Taranis Services, Inc. Colin Feather 2192 Parkway Lake Drive Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 982-6800 f: (205) 982-6890 www.taranisusa.com Bonding, Insurance

Tennessee Valley Builders, Inc. Gary Conville 2809 Newby Road SW Suite 109 Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 534-6324 f: (256) 534-1294 General Contractor- (Commercial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Low Rise Office, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail, Tenant Finish)

Tate Services Ben Tate P.O. Box 18867 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 858-8389 f: (256) 858-8347 Supplier, Waste Removal Taylor Corporation Lance Taylor PO Box 3424

Tennessee Valley Fence Ken Swords 1035 A Cleaner Way Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 883-0404 f: (256) 883-9290 Supplier Tennessee Valley Training Center Jonny Bennett 115 Woodall Rd. Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 350-9944 f: (256) 350-0540 Business Services Terracon Consulting Engineers Terry Rippstein 110 12th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 942-1289 f: (205) 942-1266 www.terracon.com Engineer Terracon Consulting Engineers Chad Hood 26670 Success Drive, Suite F Madison, AL 35756 p: (256) 584-5461 f: (256) 584-5467 www.terracon.com Engineer

Termac Construction, Inc. Conan Terrell 7365 Zeigler Blvd Mobile, AL 36608 p: (251) 634-1405 f: (251) 634-1445 www.termac-construction.com General ContractorConstruction Manager Textura Corporation William Eichhorn 1405 Lake Cook Road Deerfield, IL 60015 p: (866) 839-8872 f: (847) 592-1037 www.texturacorp.com Accounting, Business Services, Consulting Thames Batre Mattei Beville & Ison Bo Mattei P.O. Box 6989 Mobile, AL 36660 p: (251) 473-9000 f: (251) 473-9010 www.thamesbatre.com Insurance The Comfort Group of Alabama Andrea Massingill 3085 Leeman Ferry Road, SW Huntsville, AL 35801

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p: (256) 883-6820 f: (256) 883-5332 thecomfortgroup.com Controls, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical, Plumbing The Creel Company, Inc. Bruce Creel 3762 Moffett Road Mobile, AL 36618 p: (251) 460-2722 f: (251) 460-2722 www.thecreelcompany.com General Contractor- (Industrial, Industrial & Commercial Development, Industrial Maintenance, Waste Water Treatment) The LIOCE Group Bill Berg 2950 Drake Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 650-4150 f: (256) 650-4160 www.liocegroup.com The Rogers Group Scot Cornelius 520 Three Mile Lane Tuscumbia, AL 35674 p: (256) 383-1645

f: (256) 381-4464 Asphalt Paving, Stone, Supplier The William Wilson Co., Inc. Tim Wilson 1012 Putman Dr Huntsville, AL 35816 p: (256) 837-3320 f: (256) 726-0020 Joint Sealers, Painting & Wall Coverings, Special Coatings, Wall coverings Thermal Dynamics, LLC Mike Fritts PO Box 177 Palmerdale, AL 35123 p: (205) 680-9084 f: (205) 680-9086 Mechanical Insulation Thermal Insulation, Inc. Gray Hughes P.O. Box 982 Decatur, AL 35602 p: (256) 340-0707 f: (256) 340-9554 Mechanical Insulation Thomas Harrison & Associates Jim Mabrey P.O. Box 507 Montrose, AL 36559

Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 841-8601 f: (205) 849-4837 www.thompsontractor.com Construction Equipment, Supplier

Thompson Engineering, Inc. Dana Glass P.O. Box 9637 Mobile, AL 36691 p: (251) 666-2443 www.thompsonengineering.com Engineer

Thompson Tractor Company, Inc. Sammy Dean 3600 Governors Drive SW Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 532-1776 f: (256) 532-3997 Miscellaneous Specialty Equipment, Supplier

Thompson Insurance, Inc. George W. Thompson, III P.O. Box 11408 Montgomery, AL 36111 p: (334) 277-8970 f: (334) 271-0491 www.thomins.com Bonding, Insurance Thompson Supply Company, Inc. Phillip Thompson 1297 1st Avenue Opelika, AL 36801 p: (334) 745-6253 f: (334) 749-1982 www.thompsonsupply.net Supplier Thompson Tractor Company, Inc. Matt Serotsky P.O. Box 10367

Threaded Fasteners, Inc. Billy Duren P.O. Box 2644 Mobile, AL 36602 p: (251) 432-0107 www.threadedfastenersinc.com Supplier

Tillery Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Dennis Tillery 2360 South Forbes Drive Montgomery, AL 36110 p: (334) 264-2388 f: (334) 265-3288 www.tilleryheatingandair.com Basic Mechanical Materials & Methods, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Tim Rhodes Electric, Inc. Daren Rhodes 3311 County Rd. 47 Florence, AL 35630 p: (256) 766-9439 f: (256) 766-9480 Electrical Contractor

Tieco, Inc. Lee Yeilding 144 Industrial Drive Birmingham, AL 35211 p: (205) 916-2512 f: (205) 916-2511 www.houseofthreads.com Till, Hester, Eyer & Brown, P.C. Glenn Till, Jr.

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and Drainage, Site Preparation Trades Unlimited Steve Box 322 Hermitage Avenue Nashville, TN 37210 p: (615) 360-0099 f: (615) 360-1250 www.tradesunlimitedusa.com Business Services Trav-Ad Signs Sandi Singletary 58 Shields Road Huntsville, AL 35805 p: (256) 536-4232 f: (256) 534-2702 www.trav-adsigns.com Business Services Trammel, Harper & Williams, Inc. Fred Williams P. O. Box 36579 Birmingham, AL 35236 p: (205) 988-3444 f: (205) 988-4405 www.thwinc.com Bonding, Insurance Trammell Equipment Company, Inc. Bernard Trammell, Jr. Post Office Box 320155 Birmingham, AL 35232 p: (205) 591-6302 f: (205) 591-6346 www.trammellequipment.com General Contractor- (Construction Manager, Design/Build, Industrial, Industrial Maintenance) Travelers Casualty & Surety Company Bob Blackburn 3000 Riverchase Galleria Ste. 600 Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 982-4580 f: (205) 982-4590 www.travelers.com Bonding, Insurance Tri County Air Systems, Inc. Bobby Glenn Robinson 30 Jim Banks Road Jasper, AL 35504 p: (205) 221-7624 f: (205) 221-0964 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Trinity Contractors, Inc. Gene Jones 561 Simmons Drive Trussville, AL 35173 p: (205) 655-5099 f: (205) 655-5085 www.trin.com Electrical Contractor, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Mechanical, Plumbing

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TRO Jung/Brannen Cleo K. Gorman 2200 Lakeshore Dr. Ste 200 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 324-6744 f: (205) 521-0591 www.trojungbrannen.com Architect Truitt Insurance and Bonding Inc. Tony Truitt 3004 7th Ave. So. Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 254-3005 f: (205) 254-0908 www.truittinsurance.com Bonding, Insurance Tubbs Discount Wallpaper & Decorating Center, Inc. Christy Barton 1506 9th Avenue Jasper, AL 35501 p: (205) 384-1343 f: (205) 384-1352 www.tubbsdiscount.com Business Services Turner Micah Bullard 336 James Record Rd. Huntsville, AL 35824 p: (256) 461-6700 f: (256) 461-6775 General Contractor-(Construction Manager, General ContractorDesign/Build) Turner Insurance & Bonding David Durden P.O. Drawer 230789 Montgomery, AL 36123 p: (334) 244-0004 f: (334) 244-6556 www.turnerfirst.com Bonding, Insurance Turner Insurance & Bonding Larry VanMeter 2130 6th Ave. SE, Suite 302 Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 355-8181 f: (334) 244-0350 Bonding, Insurance Tusco, Inc. Kelley Riley 4000 Industrial Drive Cottondale, AL 35453 p: (205) 553-8616 f: (205) 553-4082 www.tuscofence.com Basic Metal Materials & Methods, Fences & Gates, Site Preparation Twitchell Corp. Billy Shellhouse 4031 Ross Clark Circle NW Dothan, AL 36303 p: (334) 792-0002 f: (334) 673-4121

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www.twitchellcorp.com Miscellaneous Specialties U.S. Diagnostics Valerie Feathers P.O. Box 19044 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 534-4881 f: (866) 229-0722 www.usdiagnostics.com Business Services Unistrut Alabama, Inc. Rick Herron P.O. Box 5321 Birmingham, AL 35207 p: (205) 328-1108 f: (205) 328-9860 www.strutservices.com Medical Equipment, Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Sound, Vibration & Seismic Control, Special Purpose Rooms, Supplier United Rentals Patrick Mickle 109 W. Dublin Drive Madison, AL 35758 p: (256) 772-9944 f: (256) 772-9964 Supplier United States Sprinkler, Inc. Kenneth R. Rainwater 1009 11th Court West Birmingham, AL 35204 p: (205) 252-5101 f: (205) 252-2627 www.ussprinkler.com Fire Protection Specialties Universal Limited, Inc. Rick Howell P.O. Box 610097 Birmingham, AL 35261 p: (205) 836-6053 f: (205) 833-6045 www.universalltd.com Insulation Universal Pipeline, LLC Gentry Williams PO Box 70293 Tuscaloosa, AL 35407 p: (205) 752-8007 f: (205) 752-8131 Site Utilities, Pressure Piping Verizon Wireless Scott Elliott 400 Riverhills Business Park, STE 445 Birmingham, AL 35242 p: (800) 899-4249 www.verizonwireless.com Business Services Verizon Wireless Rajshone Taylor 475 Quality Circle Huntsville, AL 35806

p: (256) 426-3963 f: (256) 213-3725 Business Services Victory Plumbing & Pipefitting, Inc. George H. Merchant, Jr. 580 Simmons Dr., Ste 101 Trussville, AL 35173 p: (205) 655-7813 f: (205) 655-7814 Mechanical Vision Southeast, Inc. Barry Komisar 143 Business Center Drive Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 663-3332 f: (205) 621-1974 visionsecuritytechnologies.com Alarm Systems Volkert, Inc. Leon Barkan 2 20th Street North, STE 300 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 214-5500 f: (205) 214-9075 www.volkert.com Consulting Volvo Rents Construction Equipment Michael Sanford P.O. Box 190669 Mobile, AL 36619 p: (251) 281-3542 www.volvorentsconstruction equipment.com Supplier Vulcan Heating & Air Conditioning Service, Inc. Jim Hall 255 Riverchase Parkway E., STE D Birmingham, AL 35244 p: (205) 444-9671 f: (205) 444-9667 www.vulcanac.com Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Vulcan Materials Company W. H. Borland P.O. Box 486 Alexandria, AL 36250 p: (256) 892-3192 f: (256) 892-3543 www.vulcanmaterials.com Supplier Vulcan Materials Co. Mike Kirkland P. O. Box 17559 Huntsville, AL 35810 p: (256) 852-3171 f: (256) 852-3635 Supplier Vulcan Painters, Inc. Jeff Theo P.O. Box 1010

Bessemer, AL 35021 p: (205) 428-0556 f: (205) 424-2267 www.vulcan-group.com Fireproofing, Painting and Wall Coverings, Special Finish Concrete Vulcan Termite & Pest Control, Inc. Fred Smith P.O. Box 10 Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 663-4200 f: (205) 663-4276 www.vulcantermite.com Business Services W.R. Mitchell Contractor, Inc. JoAnn Blanchard PO Box 180637 Mobile, AL 36618 p: (251) 456-6576 f: (251) 456-0048 General Contractor Wade Sand & Gravel Company, Inc. Dwight T. Ingle P.O. Box 39048 Birmingham, AL 35208 p: (205) 324-6691 f: (205) 323-4907 www.wadesandandgravel.com Supplier Wagstaff-Taylor & Associates, Inc. Sandy Sanders P.O. Box 100036 Birmingham, AL 35210 p: (205) 836-5625 f: (205) 836-3667 www.wagstafftaylor.com Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications, Special Metal Doors and Frames, Supplier Waites Construction Co., Inc. J.E. Waites 210 17th Street Talladega, AL 35160 p: (256) 362-2318 f: (256) 362-5513 Concrete Contractor Waldrep Stewart & Kendrick, LLC Charlie D. Waldrep 2323 2nd Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203 p: (205) 254-3216 f: (205) 324-3802 www.wskllc.com Attorney Walker County Heating & Cooling, Inc. David Johnson 18500 Hwy. 69 Jasper, AL 35501 p: (205) 387-1184 f: (205) 387-1184 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC Oscar M. Price III 800 Shades Creek Pkwy., Ste. 400 Birmingham, AL 35209 p: (205) 870-0555 f: (205) 871-7534 www.wallacejordan.com Attorney Walley Electric Company, Inc. Douglas B. Walley 4240 Fort Kali Oka Drive Saraland, AL 36571 p: (251) 679-1411 f: (251) 679-8471 Electrical Contractor Walpar, LLC Reba Brice P.O. Box 28650 Birmingham, AL 35228 p: (205) 925-4990 f: (205) 925-7273 www.walpar.com Supplier Warren Steele & Associates, LLC Alan Steele 1224 Kings Mountain Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 p: (205) 799-2703 f: (866) 635-0589 warrensteeleandassociates.com Consulting Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino, LLC Mike McCraw 2500 Acton Rd. Birmingham, AL 35243 p: (205) 979-4100 f: (205) 979-6313 www.wakm.com Accounting Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino, LLC Mark Hestla P.O. Box 1245 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 739-0312 f: (205) 756-1896 Accounting, Business Services Warrior Roofing Holdings, Inc. Steven Crew 3050 Warrior Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 p: (205) 553-1734 f: (205) 553-1755 www.warriorroofing.com Supplier WatsonBruhn Builders, LLC Mitch Bruhn 500 Southland Drive, Suite 101 Birmingham, AL 35226 p: (205) 824-4088 General Contractor

Watts Engineering Sales Ed Chasteen P.O. Box 1590 Gardendale, AL 35071 p: (205) 285-2121 f: (205) 285-2161 www.wattseng.com Supplier Wayne Brantley Electric Company, Inc. Heather Brantley 3041 Wilson Street Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 663-9657 f: (205) 663-5188 Electrical Contractor Wayne Hill Construction Co., Inc. Wayne Hill P.O. Box 327 Rainsville, AL 35986 p: (256) 845-6540 f: (256) 845-6519 General Contractor- (Commercial, Design/Build, Other Specialty Construction, Pre Engineered Buildings, Retail) Wayne’s Acoustical & Drywall, Inc. Wayne Scruggs 107 Yeager Court Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 851-7003 f: (256) 851-7590 Acoustical Treatment, Drywall, Sound, Vibration & Seismic Control Weaver Environmental Services Shaun Gonzales 7142 Wall Triana Highway Madison, AL 35757 p: (256) 837-3650 f: (256) 895-0650 Miscellaneous Specialties Weiss Flooring, Inc. Robert P. Weiss III P.O. Box 211225 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 277-9927 f: (334) 277-9967 www.weissflooring.com Carpet, Soft Flooring, Special Flooring and Floor Treatment, Tile and Terrazzo Wells Fargo Bank NA Brooks Brown 409 Madison Street SE Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 684-9018 f: (256) 512-6841 www.wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc. Robert Poellnitz Jr P.O. Box 1350 Tuscaloosa, AL 35403 p: (205) 345-6363 f: (205) 342-1328

Bonding, Insurance Wells & Tate Electric Co., Inc Britt McCormick 160 Wells Road Meridianville, AL 35759 p: (256) 828-0761 f: (256) 828-3131 Alarm Systems, Communications, Controls, Electrical Contractor, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Voltage Distribution, Switching and Protection, Industrial Electrical Work, Lightening Protection Systems, Site Electrical Distribution, Testing Western Steel Inc. Gene Calhoun 3360 Davey Allison Blvd Bessemer, AL 35023 p: (205) 744-2230 f: (205) 744-6949 www.westernsteelinc.com Supplier White-Metro Electric Company, Inc. Mike White 4500 Veterans Memorial Drive Adamsville, AL 35005 p: (205) 674-1422 f: (205) 674-1424 Electrical Contractor White-Spunner Construction, Inc. Torrey Garrison 2010 West I-65 Service Road South Mobile, AL 36693 p: (251) 471-5189 f: (251) 300-3870 www.white-spunner.com General ContractorConstruction Manager Wholesale Controls International Kenneth W Bettini 50 Commerce Dr. Pelham, AL 35124 p: (205) 664-4723 f: (205) 664-4725 www.wholesalecontrols.com Controls, Fiber Optic Cabling, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Supplier Willard Rogers Painting Contractors, Inc. Anthony Rogers 6386 Three Notch Road Mobile, AL 36619 p: (251) 661-9412 f: (251) 660-1701 www.willardrogerspainting.com Painting and Wall Coverings, Wall coverings Williams Scotsman, Inc. Chip Wilson P.O. Box 126 Moody, AL 35004 p: (205) 640-5170

f: (205) 640-5180 www.willscot.com Supplier Willis North America Larry Edwards P.O. Box 10607 Birmingham, AL 35202 p: (205) 871-3300 f: (205) 879-5508 www.willis.com Bonding, Insurance Willoughby Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. Van Willoughby P. O. Box 727 Cullman, AL 35056 p: (256) 734-1387 f: (256) 734-1190 General Contractor, Membrane Roofing and Sheet Metal, Roof Specialties, Roofing Tiles, Shingles Wilmer & Lee, P.A. John Wilmer P.O. Box 2168 Huntsville, AL 35804 p: (256) 533-0202 f: (256) 533-0302 Attorney, Business Services Wilson Garage Door Co. Myron Wilson 727 Dan Tibbs Rd. SW Huntsville, AL 35806 p: (256) 830-9001 f: (256) 830-5928 Glass, Doors Wilson Lumber Company Deke Perkins 4818 Meridian Street Huntsville, AL 35811 p: (256) 852-7411 f: (256) 851-9904 www.wlsonlumber.net Supplier Wiregrass Construction Company Inc. Garrett Pass 1342 Carmichael Way Montgomery, AL 36106 p: (334) 356-2560 f: (334) 256-2570 www.wiregrassconstruction.com Asphalt Paving, Asphalt Paving Concrete Materials, Base Courses, Concrete Paving, Curbs, Pavement Marking, Site Preparation, Soil Stabilization Wiregrass Construction Company, Inc. Mickey Donahue 900 Conception Ave., N.W. Huntsville, AL 35801 p: (256) 533-4727 f: (256) 533-3865 General Contractor

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Wittichen Supply Company Charles Herring 1600 3rd Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233 p: (205) 251-8500 f: (205) 251-9004 www.wittichen-supply.com Process Piping & Equipment, Supplier Witt’s Flooring Center Tim Witt P.O. Box 427 Moulton, AL 35650 p: (256) 905-0525 f: (256) 905-0526 Woodham Concrete, Inc. John Woodham 261 Regency Park Drive Alabaster, AL 35007 p: (205) 621-8006 f: (205) 621-4002 www.woodhamconcrete.com Concrete Contractor, Concrete Placing and Finishing Woody Anderson Ford Aaron Wickham P. O. Box 11400 Huntsville, AL 35814 p: (256) 539-9441 f: (256) 533-9747 Business Services Woolard Brothers, Inc. Paul Woolard P.O. Box 210697 Montgomery, AL 36121 p: (334) 277-3770 f: (334) 244-1722 www.woolardbrothers.com Acoustical Treatment, Ceiling Suspension, Drywall, Lath & Plaster WS Electrical & Air Conditioning Jeff Black 1302 Central Parkway SW Decatur, AL 35601 p: (256) 355-4792 f: (256) 355-4778 Electrical Contractor, Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Industrial Electrical Work Xcel Masonry, Inc. Judy Wood 848 Jan Street Oneonta, AL 35121 p: (205) 274-8121 f: (205) 274-8123 Masonry Zedot Construction, Inc. Greg Golden PO Box 846 Wetumpka, AL 36092 p: (334) 567-2257 f: (334) 567-2357 www.zedot.com General Contractor- (Churches, Industrial, Institutional)

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