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Electronics Recycler

Durham, NC

Categories: Business Continuity, Debris Removal, Emergency Response, Fire/Soot Restoration, Machinery & Electronics Cleaning

Situation

100,000 Sq. Ft Production Facility in Durham, NC suffered heavy smoke damage from a fire.  Interior facility was partially destroyed and production operations were halted.

Response

URI was brought in as a consultant to review response recommendation of Restoration Contractor On Site.  Their recommendation was as follows:

  • Replace all building power, wiring and conduit
  • Replace all sprinkler heads
  • Replace all roof mounted HVAC (8 Units)
  • Replace ceiling insulation
  • Cleaning of building and machinery

URI Project Personnel recommended a different course of action:

  • Test and characterize smoke residue
  • Develop protocol for assessment and cleaning of building electrical
  • Publish engineering report regarding building electrical, HVAC and fire suppression
  • Meet with local code enforcement and agree on proper course of action
  • Clean and recover all systems including insulation and electrical
  • Cleaning of building and machinery per the insured’s schedule to resume operations

Result

Customer was able to resume operation in significantly less time and saving the carrier tens of thousands in business interruption claims.

TESTIMONIALS

“Our business interruption was kept to a minimum, which we really appreciate. In the years that I have done business with your company, I have had nothing but great results.” 
STAN PAWLOSKI,
GENERAL MANAGER, CSK MANAGEMENT, INC.
“Your response time was excellent and the way you worked with our team can be described as second to none. A fire is a traumatic experience to anyone and to have your company as a support in helping us recover was very comforting and helpful.”
DUANE BERGEY,
VICE PRESIDENT, TIRE OPERATIONS, BERGEY, INC.
“With so many buildings having lost some or all of their roof systems, the immediate threat was water damage to the buildings’ interiors and contents. Without immediate action there was a real possibility that a large portion of these buildings would be lost to mold
FREIDA HILL, CHANCELOR,
ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM