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October 1, 2017

McDonald Electrical Completes Harvard Kennedy School of Government Campus Transformation Project in Cambridge

Cambridge, MA – McDonald Electrical Corp., based in Hingham, MA, has recently completed comprehensive electrical construction services for the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) of Government Campus Transformation Project. The 91,000 square-foot expansion project is comprised of classrooms, dining, office and collaboration space within three new structures which connect to four existing HKS buildings. The project included the infill construction at Continue Reading

July 15, 2017

McDonald Electrical Completes Emerson College Dining Hall Renovation, 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Teams with Architect: Elkus Manfredi, Boston, MA; GC: Lee Kennedy Co, Inc., Quincy, MA; EE: Vanderweil Engineers, Boston, MA Boston, MA – McDonald Electrical Corp. (MEC), based in Hingham, Massachusetts, has completed the comprehensive renovation of Emerson College’s new two-floor dining hall, located at 120 Bolyston Street in Boston. The project scope included the installation of a new electrical distribution Continue Reading

January 15, 2017

MEC Power Group Installs 345kV Structure at Mystic Generating Station

MEC Power Group, the high-voltage division of McDonald Electrical, furnished and installed a two-pole H-frame structure at Mystic Generating Station to increase the ground clearance of an existing 345kV transmission line. Two 85-ft steel poles with base plates were set on concrete spread footings, with a 43-ft long W-beam cross-arm to support the existing 795 ACSR conductors and shield wires. Continue Reading

February 25, 2016

McDonald Electrical Completes Fast-Track 115,000 SF Electrical Renovation and LogMeIn Office Expansion at 333 Summer Street, Boston

Boston, MA – McDonald Electrical Corp. (MEC) has completed the comprehensive electrical renovation project at 333 Summer Street, including the tenant fit-out of expanded offices for software connectivity company, LogMeIn, in Boston’s Seaport district.  The project scope comprised MEC’s installation new base building’s power and electrical distribution systems, interior lighting and lighting control, and life safety/fire alarm systems at the Continue Reading

January 27, 2016

Michael McDonald, McDonald Electrical Corp., Elected Vice President of NECA Boston Chapter

Boston, MA – Michael McDonald, President of McDonald Electrical Corp., based in Hingham, MA, has been elected Vice President of the Boston Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).  He will serve a two-term in this position.  Mr. McDonald also serves as the Chairman of the Boston Chapter’s Legislative Committee, as well as serving on the Joint Conference Committee Continue Reading

January 15, 2016

MEC Power Group Installs 345kV Structure at Mystic Generating Station

MEC Power Group, the high-voltage division of McDonald Electrical, furnished and installed a two-pole H-frame structure at Mystic Generating Station to increase the ground clearance of an existing 345kV transmission line. Two 85-ft steel poles with base plates were set on concrete spread footings, with a 43-ft long W-beam cross-arm to support the existing 795 ACSR conductors and shield wires. Continue Reading

December 22, 2015

MEC Power Group Completes Twin Rivers Technologies 1.8MW Cogeneration Plant

Quincy, MA – MEC Power Group, the high-voltage/utility division of McDonald Electrical Corp., based in Hingham, has installed a new 1.8MW combined heat and power cogeneration plant at the Twin Rivers Technologies facility in Quincy, MA.  The Local 103 contractor’s project scope comprised installing new medium voltage switchgear, low voltage controls and instrumentation, and Fire Alarm to support and distribute power from the Continue Reading

January 21, 2015

McDonald Electrical Completes 200,000sf Electrical Fit-out of Converse HQ at Lovejoy Wharf

Boston, MA – NECA Boston contractor, McDonald Electrical Corp. (MEC) of Hingham, MA, has completed the fast-track, electrical tenant fit-out project for Converse, Inc.’s new corporate world headquarters building located at revitalized Lovejoy Wharf on 160 North Washington Street in Boston. The project at the Converse facility, a former Schrafft’s warehouse underwent complete renovation, entailed McDonald Electrical’s comprehensive installations for Continue Reading

November 30, 2014

McDonald Electrical Completes Electrical Upgrades at Berklee College of Music Facility

Boston, MA – McDonald Electrical Corp. (MEC) has completed extensive electrical upgrades and renovation at Berklee College Music’s classroom building at 1108 Boylston Street in Boston’s Back Bay. The scope at the 13,500 sq. ft. facility included providing new power, lighting and fire alarm systems to facilitate construction of new soundproof classrooms, a state-of-the-art A/V studio, and soundproof music rooms. Continue Reading

August 8, 2014

McDonald Electrical Sponsors The Giving Circle

McDonald Electrical’s sponsorship and support of The Giving Circle helps make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in the communities in which Suffolk Construction and their teams of subcontractors serve, at times of great need.