What are the levels 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 […]

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

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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

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. […]

High-Rise HVAC System Restored After Failure Caused by a Natural Disaster

Commercial HVAC Repair - Cooling Tower Replacement - Emergency HVAC Repair - Winter Storm - Natural Disaster - Commercial HVAC Service Request

Kilgore Service completed an emergency service request involving HVAC failure caused by a natural disaster. In February of 2021, a Houston 14-story condominium high-rise experienced HVAC failure due to the record-breaking winter storm that caused massive power outages across Texas. Kilgore Industries received the emergency request for service and quickly began to inspect the HVAC […]

HVAC Renovation Project for a Hospital Pathology Lab

Air Handling Unit Installation

Multi-phased HVAC renovation project composed of 5,000 SF of existing space in the Houston Med Center to increase patient capacity.   MD Anderson, known for high-quality cancer care and research, renovates medical units on level eight. The scope of work provided the necessary mechanical upgrades to the Pathology department congruent with a Bone Lab, biopsy lab, […]

Houston Medical Expansion Project to Accommodate New Patient Surge

Medical Expansion Project - Walter tower

Houston Methodist medical expansion project to Walter Tower converts available shell space to operational medical units. The Houston area has experienced a dramatic patient influx within the last few years. As a result, the Walter Tower Level 12 medical expansion project was designed as a universal care unit to aid patients in need of specialized […]

Mechanical Pipeline Replacement for a Central Utility Plant Located in Hobby Airport

 Mechanical pipeline replaced as part of scheduled routine upgrades to central utility plant (CUP). The project required the installation of 550-lf of new 24″ pre-insulated CHWS/CHWR pipes inside an existing central utility plant. A central utility plant (CUP), also known as a central plant is a centralized facility that houses mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems […]