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NECA Announces Winners of 2022 Project Excellence Awards

Aug 22, 2022

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has named 19 winning projects from across the United States as winners of the prestigious NECA 2022 Project Excellence Awards.  

The Project Excellence Awards (PEA), created by the National Electrical Contractors Association, recognize electrical contractors who have performed industry-leading, exceptional work during the previous calendar year. Commitment, professionalism, and ingenuity are cornerstones of the value NECA contractors provide their customers, and PEA platforms these qualities on a national scale. 

The competition considers 13 categories based on the type of project and its dollar value. Criteria in judgment include aesthetics, application, difficulty, innovation, and originality. 

The winners of the NECA 2022 Project Excellence Awards are: 


Healthcare – Over $1 million 

Project: VCU Adult Outpatient Pavilion 

Contractor: Chewning & Wilmer Inc. 

Atlantic Coast Chapter NECA 

Commercial/Institutional – Over $1 million 

Project: Shamrock Foods Project Peak 

Contractor: Sturgeon Electric 

Rocky Mountain Chapter NECA 

Healthcare – Under $1 million 

Project: Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute 

Contractor: Mayberry Electric Inc. 

Atlanta Chapter NECA 

Educational – Over $1 million 

Project: Smith College Neilson Library 

Contractor: Collins Electric Company Inc. 

Western Massachusetts Chapter NECA 

Transportation & Infrastructure 

Project: North Gate Link Extension Rail Tunnel Transit, Cell Phone Distributed Antenna System, and Station Art 

Contractor: NW Signal Maintenance, LLC 

Puget Sound Chapter NECA 

Energy Solutions/Green Buildings – Over $1 million 

Project: CARB (The California Air Resource Board) 

Contractor: Morrow-Meadows Corporation 

Southern Sierras Chapter NECA 

Commercial/Institutional – Under $1 million 

Project: UHY & Building Conference Center 

Contractor: Mayberry Electric Inc. 

Atlanta Chapter NECA 


Project: Harrisburg NER Hub 69KV Substation 

Contractor: I.B. Abel, Inc. 

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter NECA 

Streetlighting/Traffic Signals – Under $1 million 

Project: Howard Country LED Conversion 

Contractor: Riggs Distler

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter NECA 


Project: Boston Beer Company Nationwide Integrated Security System Project

Contractor: Spectrum Integrated Technologies, Division of J. & M. Brown Company  

Boston Chapter NECA 

Design-Build – Under $1 million 

Project: Geiger & Peters Addition 

Contractor: Electric Plus Inc. 

Central Indiana Chapter NECA 

Overhead Transmission 

Project: Gateway to Roxford 345 kV Transmission Line 

Contractor: The L.E. Myers Company 

Illinois Chapter NECA 


Project: The Summit to Bettendorf 

Contractor: Tri-City Electric Company of Iowa Inc. 

Iowa Chapter NECA 

Electric Vehicle (EV) 

Project: Laketran Transit Authority Zero Emissions Bus Fleet Charging Infrastructure 

Contractor: V L Chapman Electric Inc. 

Greater Cleveland Chapter NECA 

Design-Build – Over $1 million 

Project: Benson Hill Crop Accelerator 

Contractor: Guarantee Electrical Company 

St. Louis Chapter NECA 

Educational – Under $1 million 

Project: Centinela Valley Center for the Arts Control Integration 

Contractor: Pro-Cal Lighting Inc. 

San Diego Chapter NECA 


Project: Ultium Cells 

Contractor: Lighthouse Electric VEC, Inc., a Joint Venture 

Mahoning Valley Chapter NECA and Western Pennsylvania Chapter NECA 

Streetlighting/Traffic Signals – Over $1 million 

Project: Walt Whitman Bridge Corridor Rehabilitation PA Approach 

Contractor: Carr & Duff

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter NECA 

Energy Solutions/Green Buildings – Under $1 million 

Project: SoCalGas – North Visalia Biogas Interconnection – Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) 

Contractor: Johnson-Peltier Inc. 

Los Angeles County Chapter NECA 


Winners will be formally recognized on stage at NECA 2022 Austin.