Houston, Texas

2000 sales. $1.856 billion

Behind the 2000 numbers. Encompass concentrated on the continued integration of Building One and GroupMAC and the many acquisitions that these entities made over the years. Forecast for 2001. Encompass sees the economy picking up in the second half of 2001.

Employees. 30,000

Branch offices. 250

Top market segments. Electrical (43%); mechanical (49%); and janitorial (8%).

Percentage of datacom work. 5.3%

Major electrical construction projects. $30 million contract for a Nissan manufacturing assembly plant in Mississippi; $18 million contract for Houston’s Reliant Stadium, home of the NFL’s newest franchise, the Houston Texans.