Blue Sky Controls, a division of Hatzel & Buehler, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of T.R. Ricotta Electric, Inc. Ricotta was founded in 1985 by Thomas Ricotta who, along with Bob Finn, has grown the company to become a leading controls contractor in New York City, successfully completing a variety of projects with a number of well-known clients, including work at Penn Station, Hudson Yards, and the World Trade Center.
Bluestone Communications was awarded and has begun construction on the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s new medical/surgical facility. The 800,000+ square foot facility will provide 156 patient rooms, 32 operating rooms, rooftop helipad and a new emergency department. Bluestone Communications was awarded the voice and data cable installation throughout the facility. Additional scope of work includes the installation of RTLS, nurse call and camera cabling, as well as the wireless access point installation. In addition, Bluestone Communications’ technicians installed the copper and fiber backbone to tie-in to the Main Hospital.
Hatzel & Buehler is proud to announce the acquisition of Devon Electric, Inc. – a full service electrical contractor specializing in the installation of Building Automation Systems (BAS). Based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Devon Electric is a family-owned business run by Beth and TJ Fay. Founded in 1985, Devon Electric has grown to become one of the premier BAS contractors in the Philadelphia area, working for such clients as Siemens, Johnson Controls, Honeywell, GSK, and University of Pennsylvania.
The acquisition of Devon Electric will add to Hatzel & Buehler’s growing Building Automation Systems division – Blue Sky Controls. With a specially trained team of both office and field personnel dedicated to Building Automation Systems installations, Blue Sky Controls operates as a separate division within Hatzel & Buehler, Inc., partnering with valued integrators to complete the full range of BAS installations.
Working together, Hatzel & Buehler, Bluestone Communications, and Blue Sky Controls offer a comprehensive and efficient blend of electrical services to customers.
Bluestone Communications, Inc. – a wholly owned subsidiary of Hatzel & Buehler, Inc. – is pleased to announce that it has acquired certain assets and contracts of Beech Tree Networks, Inc. Founded in 2002, Beech Tree Networks offered a wide variety of communication services such as copper and fiber optic structured cabling solutions, wireless solutions, and outside plant construction throughout Maryland. Beech Tree’s lengthy client list includes such major entities as Johns Hopkins Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland Medical System, LifeBridge Health, and the Social Security Administration. Jeff Brigman, former President of Beech Tree Networks will become the Branch Manager of Bluestone Communications’ Baltimore office.
With the sale to Bluestone Communications, Beech Tree has found a strong partner that will continue the outstanding Beech Tree legacy, ensuring that its many clients will continue to receive the same high level of service they are accustomed to.
Bluestone Communications, Inc. was founded in 2005 to provide diversified Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance services. The company has since grown to include a portfolio of advanced Technological offerings, allowing Bluestone to be a diversified Technology and Telecommunications resource.
Hatzel & Buehler, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired certain assets and contracts of Enterprise Electric Company. Founded in 1928, Enterprise Electric grew to be one of the leading electrical contractors in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Enterprise Electric successfully completed a wide range of projects including office buildings, industrial plants, convention centers, hospitals, airports, and power plants. Its lengthy client list included such major entities as T. Rowe Price, Baltimore-Washington International Airport and the Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University. With the sale to Hatzel & Buehler, Enterprise Electric has found a strong partner that will continue the outstanding Enterprise legacy established over the past 92 years, ensuring that its many clients will continue to receive the same high-level of service they are accustomed to.
Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications are honored to support the frontline healthcare workers and their heroic efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. Our regional branch offices are partnering with various Healthcare systems to provide weekly deliveries of meals to the nurses and doctors, as well as our fellow trades working throughout the Healthcare facilities.
For over 135 years, Hatzel & Buehler, Inc. has built and maintained successful customer relationships by constantly implementing new methods and procedures to improve efficiencies and productivity and provide the best and most effective level of customer support. In an effort to expand our service offerings, in 2005, Hatzel & Buehler founded Bluestone Communications – a wholly owned subsidiary – to provide telecommunications and technology services to customers. Furthering our commitment to customers, Hatzel & Buehler proudly announces the launch of a new Building Automation Systems’ Division – ‘Blue Sky Controls’. With a specially trained team of both office and field personnel, dedicated to Building Automation Systems installations, Blue Sky Controls will operate as a separate division within Hatzel & Buehler, Inc. Blue Sky Controls will partner with valued integrators to complete the Building Automation Systems installation. Working together, Hatzel & Buehler, Bluestone Communications and Blue Sky Controls will offer a comprehensive and efficient blend of electrical services to customers.
On Saturday, October 5th, employees and their families, from both Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications, participated in the End Childhood Cancer Walk/Run (formerly known as The Lemon Run). The race raises funds and awareness for childhood cancer and is the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s largest special event with nearly 3,000 people attending. In addition to employee participation, Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications actively participated in event fundraising. The Foundation and its heroic efforts towards fighting childhood cancer are hugely important to our organization.
To further support their customers in Southern New Jersey, Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications made the strategic decision to open an office in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. The new office will focus on the commercial, healthcare, higher education and industrial sectors. The Mt. Laurel offices proudly maintains relationships with Rowan University, Jefferson Health Systems, Virtua Health, Inspira Health, Carekinesis and Agro Merchants.
Hatzel & Buehler has an existing office in Hamilton, New Jersey, which supports the northern New Jersey market.
- Blue Sky Controls acquires the assets of T.R. Ricotta Electric, Inc.June 13, 2022 - 12:02 pm
- Bluestone Communications Branch Offices Receive NECA’s Zero Injury AwardMay 23, 2022 - 10:02 am
- Baltimore Branch Office awarded contract at Medstar Georgetown University HospitalMarch 23, 2022 - 8:50 am
- Hatzel & Buehler Announces Acquisition Of Devon Electric, Inc.May 18, 2021 - 9:01 am