East Middle School

East Middle School

Location: Westminster, MD

Completion: December 2023

Dustin Construction has awarded Grounded Electrical Construction the electrical subcontract for the construction of East Middle School in Westminster, MD. Construction of this new 127,510 square foot, 2-story middle school is anticipated to start in August 2021 and be completed in December 2023. The existing East Middle School was opened in 1936 and served as a high school for 35 years, and a middle school for almost 50 years. The new facility is designed to be highly sustainable and contain 6th-8th grade classrooms, special education classrooms, music rooms, media center, cafeteria/multi-purpose room, gymnasium, administrative spaces, parking and playfields. 

Grounded Electrical Constructions scope of work includes (but not limited to) the following:

  • Dry site utilities 
  • Temporary power and lighting
  • Site lighting
  • Interior lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Digital and analog lighting controls
  • 180KW Generator w/ associated automatic transfer switches
  • Generator docking stations
  • Gear
  • Fire alarm
  • Area of refuge
  • Wiring devices
  • Telecommunications
  • Audio/Video
  • Security (access control, closed circuit television and intrusion detection)
  • Paging
  • Clocks
  • Distributed antenna system
  • Equipment connections
  • Lightning protection
  • Coordination, short circuit and arc-flash studies
  • Acceptance testing 
  • Owner: Carroll County Public Schools
  • Construction Manager: Dustin Construction
  • Architect: Hord Coplan Macht, Inc.
  • Electrical Engineer: Alban Engineering