Kilgore Named Among Houston’s Best Family-Owned Businesses

Kilgore Employees - Hiring - Employment opportunities - Construction Jobs

We are delighted to announce that Kilgore Industries has been chosen as one of the recipients of the highly esteemed Best Family-Owned Business Awards by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ). This award recognizes the outstanding commitment and dedication of family-owned enterprises in the Houston region. The Houston Business Journal recently announced the selection of 59 […]

Essential Components for Successful Refrigeration Projects: A Quick Guide to Electrical Design and Contracting Capabilities

Refrigeration projects: Fulfillment Centers - Grocery Stores - Cold Storage Warehouses - Pharmaceutical Centers - Bio-pharma Cold Distribution center - Electrical design - Electrical Installation

Refrigeration systems are a critical component in the daily operation of fulfillment centers, grocery stores, cold storage warehouses, pharmaceutical and bio-pharma cold distribution centers. These systems require a complex electrical process connecting to various control systems allowing refrigeration equipment to function effectively and efficiently. Whether constructing a brand-new facility or renovating an existing one, the […]

What are the Types of EV Charging Stations?

EV Charging Stations also known as EV Station have different levels: Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 DC Fast Charge

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are available in three different levels – Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. These levels vary in terms of charging speed, power distribution, and charging time. Level 1 and Level 2 charging stations use alternating current (AC), which comes from the wall source and is converted to DC by […]

The Cycle of Refrigeration Systems

Refrigeration Process: Liquid turn to vapor through a process involving a Compressor Condenser Evaporator Expansion Valve

A refrigeration system is an artificial cooling method comprised of several components (compressor, condenser, expansion valve, and evaporator) that adequately extract heat and cools a specific area. Refrigeration systems are commonly employed in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Before deep diving into the refrigeration cycle lets learn more about their components. The Four Main Refrigeration […]

Four Main Refrigeration Component Explained

Refrigeration System: Compressor Condenser Evaporator Expansion Valve Low Pressure High Pressure Vapor Liquid

The refrigeration system consists of four main parts, each with a distinctive design intended to perform a task that is closely connected to the refrigeration cycle. NCCER identifies these components as critical devices for the proper functioning of the system. Compressor:In a refrigeration system, the mechanical device converts low-pressure, low-temperature refrigerant gas into high, temperature, […]

Kilgore Named a Houston Top Workplace 2 Years Running

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Kilgore Industries has been named a 2022 Top Workplace for a second consecutive year. According to the Houston Chronicle, more than 300 companies participated in the award program. Kilgore was ranked 67th among midsize companies in the Houston metro area. Kilgore industries is one of the leading MEP specialty contractors focusing on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing […]

Kilgore Named a TOP Specialty Contractor for Consecutive Year

Contractor Contracting ENR General Contractor

The ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors award recognizes leading specialty contracting companies and subcontractors in various construction trades. ENR (Engineering News Record) recently published the Top 600 Specialty contractors list.  The Top 600 is made up of the following categories: Mechanical Electrical Demolition & Wrecking Asbestos Abatement Sheet Metal Steel Glazing & Curtain Walls Painting Fire […]

Kilgore Industries Recognized as a Safety Leader

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Kilgore Industries, a specialty MEP contractor, was recognized as a safety leader for its continuous commitment to safety. ASA-HC hosted the event with the attendance of industry leaders and OSHA representatives. The American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter (ASA-HC) is a membership organization whose primary goal is to promote safety and equip members with best construction practices. In […]

A Closer Look at Oil & Gas Manufacturing Retrofit Projects

oil & gas retrofit manufacturing project

Retrofit projects are an attractive, cost-effective investment that typically has the potential to maximize an existing space rather than venturing into new construction.  However, this may not be the case for all retrofit projects, as there’s always an exception to the rule. From a construction perspective, tackling a retrofit project means carefully looking at the […]

Top 5 Benefits of Investing in Commercial EV Charging Stations

EV Charging Station level 1, level 2, level 3 DCFC Fast Charging Station

There are numerous advantages when investing in commercial EV charging stations.  Before we deep dive into the incentives of investing on a EV station, let’s take a brief look at the current EV landscape. For the past few years, the EV industry has made staggering leaps by capturing the attention of newcomers to the auto market. […]