Washington, DC, December 28, 2020 – Hypower, a leading electrical and utility contracting company today announced that its status as an Accredited Quality Contractor has been renewed by Associated Builders and Contractors for another year.
“By becoming an Accredited Quality Contractor, Hypower’s commitment to corporate and community service excellence is clear,” said 2020 ABC National Chair Tim Keating, president and owner, R.C. Stevens, Winter Garden, Florida. “Hypower’s company-wide leadership on the ACQ principals is helping to drive world-class safety performance, workforce development, diversity and quality construction in the communities in which they work.”
Launched in 1993, ABC’s AQC program provides recognition to world-class construction firms that have documented their commitment in five areas of corporate responsibility:
- Safety (ABC Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Gold, Platinum or Diamond level required)
- Talent Management
- Craft and management education
- Community relations and diversity
In achieving AQC status, each member company takes the following pledge:
As an Accredited Quality Contractor, our company is committed to providing our clients with the highest quality construction services and we care deeply about our employees and the communities in which we build. We are proud to be part of the construction industry and are dedicated to the principle of free enterprise. We commit ourselves to serve our communities and to provide our employees with the skills they need to work safely and productively in order to meet the needs of our clients.
AQC is recognized by Construction Users Roundtable, an organization founded by leading construction project owners.
Ranked by ENR magazine as a top commercial electrical and utility contractor in the Southeast, Hypower works with some of the leading general contractors, utilities, developers, and institutions in the United States. The company operates through several divisions that specialize in electrical building construction, outside plant power and communications projects, prime electrical infrastructure, airfield lighting, and ground-mount solar nationwide. Hypower also specializes in 24/7 commercial and industrial electrical service and repair in South Florida. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Hypower is a family-owned company that currently employs more than 400 people and has successfully completed over 1,000 projects valued at over $1 billion. Hypower consistently ranks at the top of its class nationally for its exemplary safety and innovation record within the construction market.
Hypower has long been widely recognized for its culture of innovation and industry excellence. It was named a 2017 Business of The Year and a 2018 Healthiest Employer and a 2020 Best Places to Work Honoree by the South Florida Business Journal. Hypower holds the distinction of winning the highest number of Eagle Awards won by any contractor- six 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards, five 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards. Hypower also won the prestigious Specialty Contractor Project of the Year at the Excellence in Construction Awards by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Florida East Coast Chapter in 2018 and 2020. Hypower is currently recognized as a TOP 30 Electrical Contractor in the nation by Associated Builders and Contractors. The company was included in ABC’s 2019 Top 150 Performers list in the USA and was named Accredited Quality Contractor in 2018, 2019, and 2020. The company places an extraordinary emphasis on safety and loss prevention from an employee, job site, and public safety perspective- Hypower was honored with an ABC STEP Platinum Award for Safety Training consecutively in the last six years. In 2020, Hypower’s President Bernard Paul-Hus was honored with the 2020 South Florida Ultimate CEO Award by the South Florida Business Journal Journal.
About Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.
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