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4th District Court of Appeals Courthouse and Garage

Farmer & Irwin has been selected by The Weitz Company to provide the Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler systems for the new 4th District Court of Appeals building and parking garage in downtown West Palm Beach. Located on Tamarind Avenue the three story building will be over 40,000 square feet. The parking garage will also be three stories and provide 338 parking spaces. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.

Farmer & Irwin is participating in the National Safety Stand-Down

From May 2nd through May 6th Farmer & Irwin is participating in the National Safety Stand-Down sponsored by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration. The purpose of this Stand-Down is raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. Farmer & Irwin’s field technicians will participate in office and tailgate safety training covering ladder & harness safety along with working near openings and from scaffolding and lifts.

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The Tower at The Tradition at MorseLife Health System

Farmer & Irwin has been selected by Whiting-Turner Construction to be the plumbing and fire sprinkler contractor for The Tradition Tower at MorseLife Health System. Located in Palm Beach County Florida the 300,000 square foot, ten story residence is scheduled to be built in two phases and is scheduled to be open in the summer of 2017.

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Palm Beach County Convention Center Hotel Underway

Farmer & Irwin has been selected by Coastal Construction to be the plumbing contractor for the Hilton Hotel adjacent to the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach. The convention center hotel is a public/private joint venture between Palm Beach County and the Related Companies. Construction began in May of 2014.

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Judy Haley Celebrates 20 Years!

Judy Haley celebrates her 20th anniversary with The Farmer & Irwin Corporation. Alan Long, Farmer & Irwin's CFO stated "Judy has and continues to be an integral part of our accounting department. She has been a great contributor and has great attention to detail." Judy joins 17 active Farmer & Irwin team members who have surpassed the 20 year milestone.

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Harbor Branch Pump Re-Piping Completed

The replacement of water pump piping from schedule 80 PVC to stainless steel was recently completed at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) at Florida Atlantic University in northern St. Lucie County, FL.

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Sandy Pines Expansion Successfully Completed

Farmer & Irwin completed work on the Sandy Pines Residential Treatment Center expansion in Tequesta, Florida on December 16, 2013. The expansion included a 38 bed residential building and education building. Farmer & Irwin was part of the core management group of this design build project built under the LEAN construction principles. The project was completed as scheduled and under budget. The scope of work included the Plumbing, Fire Sprinklers, HVAC and Ductwork. The HVAC Division installed a system of Carrier rooftop package units, 54 VAV (variable air volume) boxes, and Carrier controls in the two buildings. Anti-ligature fixtures specific to this project were installed by the Plumbing Division along with all supply and waste piping throughout the buildings. The Fire Sprinkler Division designed and installed two wet pipe systems using over 300 conventional and Raven institutional sprinkler heads. The entire project was a success for the owner United Health Systems and the contractors involved.

Sandy Pines Expansion on Schedule

The expansion of Sandy Pines Residential Treatment Center is on schedule for a December 2013 completion. Farmer & Irwin was chosen by the owner United Health Systems and General Contractor Deangelis Diamond Health Care Group for its LEAN construction experience and is providing the Plumbing, Fire Sprinkler, and HVAC systems for the project. The project includes a 38 bed residential building and education building.

Aldi Grocery Distribution Center Officially Breaks Ground

The official ground breaking of Aldi Grocery's new 821,000 square foot distribution facility in Royal Palm Beach Florida took place on July 31st. Farmer & Irwin is looking forward to getting started as the Fire Protection Contractor after being selected by General Contractor, A.M. King of Charlotte North Carolina to provide the Fire Sprinkler system for the new facility. The project totals 21 systems including 15 wet pipe and 6 pre-action double interlock systems with over 7200 sprinkler heads to be installed. To provide the water pressure and volume needed for the building a 2000 GPM diesel powered fire pump will be fitted and installed as well.

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