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BALTIMORE, MD (March 12, 2020) – Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG), a leader in HVAC/Mechanical Services, Building Automation & Controls, Emergency Power Generation and related services, announces today its acquisition of United Mechanical, Inc. (UMI).

Based in Ft. Myers, Florida, UMI provides air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and building automation system services to commercial and institutional properties throughout the Southwest region of the state. Founded in 1987, the organization has grown substantially over the last three decades and boasts an impressive roster of clients including major hospitals, universities, and government buildings.

"Much like Fidelity BSG, UMI is an organization that is deeply rooted in a commitment to professionalism, service, and technical excellence, understanding that going beyond the boundaries of what is expected is important and necessary to becoming an industry leader," says Dave Lanphar, LEED AP, CEO/Partner of Fidelity BSG. "We are excited to partner with a company that holds, at their core, our same values and look forward to the amazing opportunities for growth this will bring to Fidelity BSG and UMI."

Over the last two years, Fidelity BSG has embarked on a strategic national growth plan, adding companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Gulf Coast to its growing portfolio. Its partnership with UMI not only adds to its portfolio of best-in-class companies, but it also strengthens its reputation as the leader in integrated technical building solutions and enhances its service offerings on a geographical level.

"UMI is a known leader in the Southwest Florida region for our expert mechanical/HVAC services, backed by a philosophy of customer care and technical excellence. We are beyond thrilled to partner with an organization who prioritizes those same values," says Mike Clark, President of UMI. "The opportunity to be part of the Fidelity BSG family will benefit my incredible Team Members, heighten our reputation, and elevate our already outstanding service offerings."

For UMI, this partnership provides an even stronger future for its team members, paving a path for everyone at all levels to experience growth and promotion opportunities. Being part of the Fidelity BSG family also provides UMI the opportunity to learn its best-in-class practices, including its approach to Proactive World-Class Service and its commitment to a Culture of Safety.

About Fidelity Building Services Group

Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG) was founded in 1945 as a full-service mechanical engineering, contracting, and service company that introduced air conditioning, refrigeration, and process cooling to a new marketplace. The advent of air conditioning went on to revolutionize the entire building industry and Fidelity BSG has been on the leading edge ever since. Today, our geographic footprint has grown beyond the Mid-Atlantic, extending south through several Gulf States. With over 1,200 Team Members, 22 locations, 75 years of experience, and an intense focus on delivering Proactive, World-Class Service, Fidelity BSG is established as a premier provider of high-performance building solutions.

Fidelity BSG's product and service offerings include Emergency Generators/Power Systems, Building Mechanical/HVAC Systems, Building Automation & Controls, and Systems Integration. Our core markets are commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. Our leaders are some of the most highly regarded individuals in the construction, service, and engineering communities. Collectively, we share a commitment to advancing the cause of building energy efficiencies, sustainable energy solutions, and service excellence.

About United Mechanical, Inc.

Founded in 1987, United Mechanical, Inc. is a leading full-service mechanical contracting company that offers commercial and institutional HVAC services, electrical, plumbing services, and more. Based in Ft. Myers, Florida, UMI services the entire Southwest Florida region and beyond, from Tampa to Naples.

UMI has been involved in such notable projects as Lee Health, Golisano Children's Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University, Lee County Public Schools, Gartner, Ritz Carlton, Lee County Government, Suntrust Bank, FineMark Bank, and hundreds of other projects throughout Southwest Florida.