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AGC Nebraska Building Chapter Award
General Excavating was recently honored by the Nebraska Chapter of Associated General Contractors for their work on the Nebraska Innovation Campus Central Renewable Energy System Project. The Build Nebraska Awards are awarded to members of the Nebraska Building Chapter and are designed to recognize outstanding projects in five separate categories. The Central Renewable Energy System Project, designed by Olsson Associates received an award in the Specialty Contractor category. Working as a subcontractor to the Kiewit Building Group, General Excavating constructed nearly 10,000 feet of 30-inch pipe on an innovative energy system designed to heat and cool Nebraska Innovation Campus. The sytem captures the effluent from the City of Lincoln's Theresa Street Wastewater Treatment Plant normally discharged into Salt Creek and through a series of pumps, pipes, and valves, delivers the reclaimed water to a centralized heat exchange facility, which transfers the thermal properties to a closed-loop piping system used to heat and cool the public-private research campus. Congratulations to all the winners on their outstanding projects.