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Laurens Electric Renovation Complete

By April 11, 2012January 25th, 2021Projects

The headquarters of the Laurens Electric Cooperative in Laurens, SC have been transformed.  Laurens Electric is a member-owned rural electric cooperative that serves more than 53,000 residential, commercial and industrial consumers in seven upstate South Carolina counties.  Craig Gaulden Davis designed the much-needed overhaul.

The 21,000 plus square foot building was constructed in 1976 and last renovated in 1991.  The changes just completed:

  • Renovated the main lobby and customer service department to increase efficiency and safety for customers and customer service representatives,
  • Equipped the board room that to permit video conferencing meetings with remote offices,
  • Upgraded HVAC and lighting systems for greater efficiency,
  • Installed auxiliary power to prevent interruption of computer and dispatch functions,
  • Removed obstacles to handicapped access and use, and
  • Replaced outdated furniture, signage and window treatments.

Construction took eight months.  The contractor was Hogan Construction Group of Piedmont, SC.