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Bette & Cring Honored with “Build NY” Award

Rachel Ceasar - Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Since 1990, the General Build Contractors and now the Associated General Contractors of New York State (AGC NYS) have recognized projects that exemplify construction excellence and highlight the best in the state.


On April 16th, Bette & Cring was honored with a “2014 Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award” for the construction of the Albany Medical Center Cogeneration Plant and presented with a plaque. This honor is shared with the entire construction team from the owner to the architects and engineers, and the many subcontractors, suppliers, and the individual men and women who made this project happen.


Our project team includes Cogen Power Technologies, CHA Consulting, FPI Mechanical; Rentech: Schenectady Hardware & Electric; Solar Turbines; Stonebridge Iron & Steel; and many others.


The Associated General Contractors of New York State produced a video summary of our award-winning project.


To view the VIDEO click here:



NECHPI honors Albany Medical Center CHP Project

Rachel Ceasar - Monday, May 19, 2014

On May 13th, NECHPI (Northeast Clean Heat and Power Initiative) convened their annual meeting in Albany, NY. NECHPI, who members represent NYSERDA, MA DOER, NY Energy Bank, and other leaders in the energy segment, is an organization that “strives to promote policies and practices conducive to the deployment of clean heat and power in applications where high over-all efficiency and associated economic and environmental benefits can be achieved”.


The Albany Medical Center Cogeneration Plant, which boasts over 75% efficiency in its first year of operations, was recognized as the “Outstanding CHP Project” of the year and honored as an exemplary cogeneration project. Bette & Cring was the Design-Build general contractor for this plant which began operations in 2013. Members of Albany Medical Center, Cogen Power Technologies, and CHA, were also on hand to accept the award.


Congratulations to all of the recipients.




Foundation work for Albany Medical Center Cogeneration Plant – Fall 2011