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Bio-Med Devices Selects Munger Construction And Independence Solar Team For PV Solar System

New Roof Installation Provides Synergistic Timing For PV Solar System

Branford, CT; Bio-Med Devices of Guilford, CT has selected the team of Independence Solar, LLC and Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc. to install their PV solar energy systemThe 125 kW capacity system will reduce energy costs and earn federal tax credits. Bio-Med Devices will also benefit from Connecticut's ZREC program, which provides renewable energy credits through a 15 year contract with CL&P.

During a winter snow storm, Munger inspected Bio-Med's roof and determined it to be in disrepair.  This created serendipity for installing a Varco-Pruden high performance, low profile standing seam roof system over Bio-Med's existing metal roof, and for Bio-Med to benefit by investing in a PV Solar energy system.  As GC Munger will be responsible for project management, permitting, roof installation, and installation of the PV solar system on the reinforced roof. Munger's partner, Independence Solar, is the project developer with responsibility for electrical system design, financing, material procurement, and will facilitate the relationship with the relevant electrical power company.

"As a construction company Munger can create the proper roofing infrastructure to support a PV solar system," said David DeMaio, Munger president.  "After we introduced Bio-Med management to PV solar technology, they determined that the ROI would provide a great opportunity for their company."

About Bio-Med Devices

Bio-Med Devices, a Connecticut Fast 50 technology company, designs, manufactures, and markets a complete line of critical care and transportable respirators/ventilators, air-oxygen blenders, ventilation monitors, disposable and reusable breathing circuits, and accessories.  www.biomeddevices.com

About Independence Solar

Independence Solar is a developer and installer of turnkey commercial solar energy projects since 2007.  Recognizing the complexities of energy management and the challenges of evaluating renewable generation, Independence Solar thoughtfully guides its customers through all stages and aspects of the solar development process - from feasibility analysis and capital sourcing to design-build construction and ongoing operations.  With offices in Massachusetts and New Jersey, the firm strives to serve as a long-term partner with companies to evaluate and make solar energy investments with confidence.  www.independencesolar.com

About Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc.

Since 1968, Munger has delivered a great experience for industrial and commercial customers in Connecticut. Customers benefit from cost effective, aesthetically pleasing, energy efficient, and environmentally sound buildings that facilitate a relationship among people, technology and space. As turnkey general contractor we work in cooperation with architects, designers and end users in order to integrate the optimal technology from leading suppliers into well-designed new buildings, additions, repairs and remodeling.  Our value engineered solutions apply the best mix of pre-engineered steel, structural steel, wood and masonry with sustainable construction and “green” building practices.  Munger professionals embrace and maintain LEED AP credentials and other important certifications and proficiencies. Client operations remain in full swing with minimal disruption from site planning and construction through certificate of occupancy.  Proven by an array of successful projects, repeat customers, skilled and loyal people, Munger works to build lifetime relationships earned each day on each project.  pamdemaio@mungerconstruction.com; 203-483-3645; www.mungerconstruction.com.