EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Contract For Saint Joseph Health Center Expansion

NORWALK, CONNECTICUT, March 11, 2008 -EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses globally, announced that its Contra Costa Electric subsidiary has been awarded a contract to provide the electric and power infrastructure for the expansion of two important facilities at Saint Joseph Health Center in Santa Rosa, California.

Contra Costa Electric's scope of work includes both the Catheter Lab Infill project and Central East Wing of the center. At the Catheter Lab Infill, which is within the cardiac care unit of the hospital and contains angioplasty, stent placements, and cardiac endoscopy, Contra Costa will provide all power requirements for the expanded facility as well as low-voltage systems such as nurse call, fire alarm, and security. As part of the Central East Wing expansion, Contra Costa will replace the transformer and associated equipment, which provides normal power to the facility, as well as install a new emergency power generator.

"The healthcare industry is exceedingly dependent on the efficient flow of power and fail-safe systems to back it up. We have long worked with the West Coast's leading healthcare providers to build customized solutions to accommodate any facility and ensure patients' needs are met," said Michael Dias, President and CEO of Contra Costa Electric.

About EMCOR Group, Inc.

A Fortune 500 company with over $5.9 billion in annual revenues, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating and maintaining the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses around the world. EMCOR represents a rare combination of global reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations worldwide. The 29,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst America's "Most Admired" and "Best Performing." EMCOR's diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company's strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry.

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