As we say goodbye to 2019, we want to thank all of our clients, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers and employees that helped us reach these major milestones. We are a team, a community of people, that alone we do little, but together we accomplished so much.
TOP 10 SHAPIRO & DUNCAN REFLECTIONS OF 2019
1. Celebrated 1 year with the installation of our new solar panel roof . We produced 97% of the electricity we used at our Fab Shop. Our carbon footprint was reduced by 634,000 lbs., the equivalent of planting 16,000 trees! This investment will pay for itself in 5 years and the remaining 19 warranted years will return almost $2M in savings!

2. Sales grew for both our Construction (15%) and Special Projects (7%) teams.

3. Opened up our fourth office in Virginia; added 12 new service employees; and grew HVAC service sales by 23%.

4.Landed our largest controls (ATC) contract to-date, exceeding $500k.

5.Earned a Certificate of Excellence for our commitment to quality and ethical corporate practices from the American Subcontractors Association (ASA).

6.Recognized by Montgomery County Leadership for "2019 Evolving Volunteer Program" for our work with 40 non-profits a year, locally and nationally.
 
7.Received 6 project awards for quality, craftsmanship, best use of BIM and lean subcontracting.
 
8.Increased use of innovation through digital scanning and robotic total station in order to prevent less rework, and reduce labor hours spent installing sleeves, hangers and equipment.

9.Recognized as a youth apprenticeship employer by the Maryland Department of Labor.

10.Launched our " Build the Lifestyle You Deserve " recruitment campaign.