• Josh Veblen


Arcadia, California, August 18, 2020 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN HIGHER EDUCATION: Alco Building Solutions, Inc. (ABS) announced this morning that it has been awarded and signed contracts to exclusively audit, design and implement LED lighting and lighting control projects at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). As a result of the competitive bid process, ABS will deploy energy efficiency and controls campus wide for a period of 3 years.

ABS offers robust solutions for clients in the higher education, community college, K-12 and private education sectors. The award from UCSB builds upon the School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) awarded to ABS earlier this year. SPURR is a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) with over 250 member California K-12 public school districts, community college districts and county offices of education.

Joshua Veblen, ABS Chief Operating Officer, was quoted “we commonly implement projects that target energy efficiency, energy generation, energy storage, electric vehicle charging infrastructure and general construction for our clients every day. As a General B (Builder) & C-10 (Electrical) contractor, with a professional services/engineering team to support. We bring unique value in how we are able to support our client’s energy “road-mapping/master planning” efforts. It’s truly an honor to be working with the University of California, Santa Barbara”.

About Alco Building Solutions, Inc. (ABS)

Founded in 1995, Alco Building Solutions (ABS) has built a reputation with a customer-centric mentality, and our commitment to excellent craftsmanship. As a licensed General B (Construction) Contractor, C-10 (Electrical) Contractor and Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) in the State of California, ABS offers a full suite of solutions to meet the needs of our diverse client base.

ABS is a recognized leader in the building, operation and maintenance of infrastructure including applications such as: federal, municipal, airports, education, commercial office building and industrial environments, as well as a wide range of technical infrastructure.

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