Coastal Electric Construction Corp. JANUARY 10 www. bus- ex. com 67 consisted of telecommunications, lightning protection, and site lighting, as well as a complex security system with card access, video surveillance by CCTV, with external perimeter monitoring. More recently the company has been involved in some very high- profile UN buildings in the city. The first of these was the iconic US Mission to the United Nations designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates and constructed by Leon D. DeMatteis Construction. Coastal Electric Construction is the electrical contractor for the electric work for this building, which includes the new main electric service, power distribution, lighting controls and fire alarm system. Its most recent $ 28 million contract to install electrical services at a new UN facility was due for completion just before Christmas 2009. This contract was won on the basis of Coastal Electric's reputation, previous expertise and experience, and the fact the timeline was very tight. The General Services Administration ( GSA), which commissioned the US Mission building, is Consolidated Revenue Facility in Ridgewood, Queens, was a good example of the complexity he referred to. The MTA is a brand- new 120,000- square- foot two-story structure erected to house the MTA's monetary collection and cash- sorting operations. It was a challenging project consisting of main electrical service power, general building power and lighting, and an extensive fire alarm system that contained smoke detection, pre- action sprinkler control and Inergen fire suppression systems. Additionally, the electrical scope "" It's our reputation that has given us the edge to be able to take more and more public-sector work as it becomes available"