2014 Annual Award Winners

Receiving an IEC National Award is a tremendous achievement. Handed out every year at the Leadership Luncheon and the Awards Gala at the IEC National Convention, these award winners represent those members and chapters who have made great strides within the electrical industry and the association.

The 2014 winners were announced at the 57th Annual IEC National Convention & Electric Expo, held October 22-25, in Baltimore, Maryland.

2014 IEC National Award Winners

National Member of the Year: Janet Martin, Bret's Electric, IEC Rocky Mountain

Industry Achievement Award: The Home Depot

Apprenticeship Alumni Award: Steve Denier, Denier Electric, IEC of Greater Cincinnati

Chapters of the Year:    Central Pennsylvania IEC (16 to 30 contractor members)                

                                        IEC of Greater Cincinnati (31 to 60 contractor members)                           

                                        IEC Rocky Mountain (61+ contractor members)                                                

Apprenticeship Chapter of the Year: IEC San Antonio

Instructor of the Year: Marc Ramirez, IECA of Arizona

Legislative Chapter of the Year: New Jersey IEC

Chapter Executive Director of the Year: Bob Wilkinson, IEC Texas Gulf Coast

Community Service Award: Tutor Electric, IEC Fort Worth/Tarrant County

Community Service Award Runners-Up: IEC Atlanta, IEC Rocky Mountain

Legacy Award: Steve Humphrey, Sr., Humphrey & Associates

Team Award: Curriculum Development Group:

                       George Thess, Thess Electric

                       John Sayne, Denier Electric

                       Madeline Borthick

                       Gary Baumgartner, Baumgartner's Electric

Chapter SPARK Award: Central Pennsylvania IEC

IEC-CNA Safety Award

The IEC-CNA Safety Awards recognize electrical contracting companies that excel in establishing and maintaining safety programs that result in incident rates that are significantly below the average OSHA recordable incident rate. The judges look for commitment to safety from management, employee involvement, active participation, and controls over major exposure to loss.

The 2014 IEC-CNA Safety Awards were presented at the 57th Annual IEC National Convention & Electric Expo to the following companies:

Consolidated Electrical Services, Inc.
(16 to 50 employees)

All Phase Electric & Maintenance, Inc.
Tampa, Florida
(51-125 employees)

IES Commercial - San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
(126-300 employees)

IES Commercial, Inc. (IES) Suffolk Branch
(301 plus employees)

2014 Awards of Excellence in Electrical Construction
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Multi-Family, mid-rise buildings above three stories
1st Electric Contractors, Inc. (Lakewood, Colorado)
Lamar Station Crossing

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For contract amounts up to $500,000
Central Electric (San Antonio, Texas)
Randolph Air Force Base Hangar 40

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For contract amounts between $500,001 and $1,500,000
Beacon Electric (Cincinnati, Ohio)
The Banshee at Kings Island

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For contract amounts between $1,500,001 and $5,000,000
InPwr, Inc. (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Venyu BTR2 Data Center

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For contract amounts over $5,000,001
Denier Electric (Harrison, Ohio)
Mercy West Hospital

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For contract amounts from $1,500,001 to $5,000,000
Denier Electric (Harrison, Ohio)
Forest Pharmaceuticals

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For contract amounts over $5,000,001
Olsson Industrial Electric (Springfield, Oregon)
The Dalles Dam

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Efficient Energy/Green Construction





Efficient Energy Retrofit

Branham Electric (St. Peters, Missouri)
Wainwright Industries

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LEED Approved Construction
Denier Electric (Harrison, Ohio)

Bob Evans Corporate Headquarters 

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Power Generation
TMI Electrical Solutions (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Rexnord Photovoltaic Array

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APG Technologies (Clearwater, Florida)
Florida Polytechnic University - Innovative Science and Technology Building

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Service Contractor of the Year 





Weifield Group (Denver, Colorado)

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