GLOSSARY OF TERMS

Audio-visual contractor – A contractor that handles and maintains the performance of audio and visual technology.

Automotive plant contractor – A contractor that works on all parts of an automotive plant facility including the body/weld shop, final assembly building, paint shop, etc.

Education construction services – Construction company that can complete construction for educational buildings such as elementary schools and college campuses.

Electrical systems contractor – A contractor that performs specialized construction work related to the design, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

EV charging stations – An electrical vehicle charging station that connects an electric vehicle to a source of electricity to recharge electric cars. As an infrastructure construction company, VEC, Inc. completes EV charging station installations, including foundations.

General contractor – A contractor that is licensed to manage a construction project and is responsible for the day-to-day supervising of a construction site.

Healthcare construction companies – Construction company that can complete a ground-up hospital project to an interior renovation of a healthcare clinic.

High voltage substation construction – Construction that is completed on a high-voltage electric system facility.

Industrial construction company – A very specialized, niche construction company that deals with the construction of factories, power plants, warehouses, and other highly specialized facilities.

Infrastructure construction company – A company that specializes in infrastructure construction including large buildings, bridges, dams, pipelines, road networks, ports, railways, and aqueducts.

Mechanical contracting – A contractor that can handle a variety of projects including large scale plumbing, electrical, piping, and natural gas work.

Microgrid – A small network of electricity users with a local source of supply that is usually attached to a centralized national grid but can function independently. As an infrastructure construction company, VEC, Inc. specializes in the equipment setting, wiring, and programming for microgrids.

Mission Critical Space – A space for any system that is essential to the survival of an organization.

Overhead utility line contractors – Contractors that service utility distribution lines and service laterals that are installed above ground.

Overhead utility line maintenance – The maintenance on utility distribution lines and service laterals that are installed above ground, either overhead, in an above ground conduit.

Pipeline facilities construction – Construction that involves laying pipes to serve their intended purposes which could be to flow either gas or liquids.

Renewable energy construction services – Construction that is completed on renewable energy facilities, which can include solar energy, wind power, geothermal energy, hydropower, etc.

Single source construction services – The procurement of services from one selected construction supplier. VEC, Inc. offers single source construction services.

Transmission line contractor – A contractor that works on large, high voltage lines that typically deliver power to smaller distribution lines that go to homes, businesses, and other buildings.