Griffin Electric wires historic Birmingham Building Trades Towers

Renovation is expected to be complete in mid-2022.

A rendering of the inside of the Birmingham Building Trades Towers that Griffin Electric is wiring.

Wayne J. Griffin Electric Inc. is the electrical contractor on the historic renovation of the 12-story Birmingham Building Trades Tower. The building was built in 1967 and closed following a fire in 2015.

Griffin Electric is currently installing wiring for the 144,000-square-foot complex that will soon feature 242 studio and one-bedroom apartments. The ground level redevelopment will also include an on-site fitness area, app-based security for the building and parking space, a bike shop and game room for residents. The exterior will including an 11,500-square-foot gated terrace with outdoor cooking and seating areas.

Griffin Electric’s team is tasked with installing two new 2,000-amp services and one 1,200-amp service, as well as a 400 kW generator.

Other contractors involved on the project are Robins & Morton as the general contractor and Hendon & Huckstein Architects PC. Hyde Engineering Inc. is serving as the electrical engineer.

Founded in 1978, Wayne J. Griffin Electric has a regional office in Pelham and other regional offices in Duluth, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and is headquartered in Holliston, Massachusetts.

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