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KHS&S Wins First-Place Awards in Orlando Excellence in Construction Competition

ORLANDO, FL, September 21, 2010 – KHS&S has won two first-place “Eagle” awards in the 2010 Excellence in Construction Awards competition presented by the Central Florida Chapter Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

KHS&S’ craftsmanship on Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort earned an Eagle in the interior finishes, multifamily housing, $10 - $20 million category. KHS&S won a second Eagle in the interior finishes, institutional, $5 - $10 million category for Orlando International Airport’s BP-369 Airside 1 Rehabilitation and Hurricane Restoration project.

“These awards are indicative of the high quality of work our employees bring to all our projects,” says Michael Cannon, president, KHS&S-East Coast. “We congratulate and thank both the field and office teams who contributed to our receiving this outstanding recognition.”

For Disney’s Bay Lake Tower, KHS&S completed more than 1.5 million linear feet of interior framing and more than 2.4 million square feet of interior gypsum wallboard, with level 4 and 5 finishes. Additional scopes of work included exterior framing, sheathing and vapor barrier. Project components included 295 villas, a sky bridge leading to the original Contemporary Resort, the Top of The World Lounge, a porte-cochere, a registration lobby and other common areas.

For Orlando International Airport’s Airside 1, KHS&S’ scope of work included interior wall, ceiling and soffit framing, building insulation, gypsum drywall assemblies and shaftwall assemblies. Additional scopes of work included exterior cold formed metal framing, DensGlass sheathing and a vapor barrier. Nearly 70 percent of the work performed by KHS&S consisted of intricate interior framed drywall soffits and framed drywall barrel ceilings.

Awards will be presented at an awards gala to be held in October in Orlando.

About KHS&S

KHS&S, one of the world’s leading specialty design-assist building companies, has developed a full range of services and companies that focus on the whole project. KHS&S offers innovative building solutions to general contractors, owners and architects − from using technology that facilitates virtual project delivery to combining art and construction to build spectacular structures, finishes and themed environments. The company operates in more than 20 cities throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East.

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