Griffin Electric completes electrical renovation for Middlesex Community College Academic Arts Center

Holliston, MA (November 2018).  Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), a leading area electrical subcontractor, recently completed the electrical installation work for the historical renovation of Middlesex Community College’s Academic Arts Center in Lowell, MA. 

The 18,000-sf, two-story historical building is listedon State and National Registers of Historic Places.  Previously the home to the B&M Railroad Department, the newly-repurposed building houses the college’s performing arts programs, which consist of theater, dance and music.  Key spaces of the building include a 190-seat proscenium theater, 103-seat recital hall, 900-sf dance studio, two music practice rooms, two multi-purpose classrooms, as well as recital hall and theater classrooms.

The Griffin Electric team was responsible for the installation of new electrical service equipment,as well as lighting within the building. Additionally, systems for fire alarm, lightning protection, theater controls, telecommunications and security were part of the company’s electrical contract. Powering and lighting the tower clocks, notable features of the building, was also performed by Griffin. The team’s on-site telecommunications work included a structured cablesolution, in addition to intrusion detection and video intercom systems. 

Consigli Constructionof Milford served as the project’s general contractor, with Leers Weinzapfel Associates of Boston the architect and Cosentini Associates of Cambridge as the electrical engineer.

About Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc.

In the electrical contracting business since 1978, Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. proudly celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2018.  Headquartered in Holliston, MA, the company also has regional offices in Pelham, AL, Duluth, GA, Charlotte, NC and Raleigh-Durham, NC.  ENR (Engineering News-Record) ranked Griffin Electric 24th in its 2018 listing of the top 50 national electrical contractors and 1st in New England. The company employs nearly 1500 individuals.