Quality
Innovation
Trust

QUALITY
INNOVATION
TRUST

As employee owners, our goal is to be the preferred mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and service contractor.

Serving Southwest and Central Virginia

Since 1958

employee owned

For more than 60 years, we have provided reliable, top-quality service to commercial and industrial clients in the health care, manufacturing, research development, higher education, and hospitality industries.

How Can We Help You?

paid apprenticeship

A 100 percent employee-owned company, we maintain a staff of dedicated, experienced personnel who are committed to the highest standards of integrity and performance. Our ownership model has produced a culture where each employee has a vested interest in the successful completion of every project and absolute satisfaction for every client. Here are some of the services we offer:

  • Preventive Maintenance & Repair Agreements
  • Electrical Installation & Service Predictive Maintenance
  • Medical Gas Certified
  • Boiler Service
  • Air & Water Balancing
  • Chiller Service
  • Certified Backflow
  • Certified VFD
  • Operations Agreements
  • Computer Room Units
  • Remote Monitoring

What We Do

safety

SAFETY
 

leed certified sustainable construction

LEED /
SUSTAINABILITY

building information model

VDC / BIM
 

commercial hvac service

SERVICE
 

mechanical and electrical prefabrication

PREFABRICATION
 

special projects

SPECIAL
Projects

design-build

DESIGN – BUILD
 

digital controls

CONTROLS
 

Social Media

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We’re joining our industry partners in celebrating #ConstructionSafetyWeek. The goal of this global initiative is simple: to inspire everyone in the industry to be leaders in safety. #BuildingLegacies

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GJ Hopkins-Lacy

Our Special Projects Division is wrapping up the installation of a new solar array for Goodwill Industries of the Valleys at its Roanoke Jobs Campus. This project, designed through collaboration with RER Energy Group and the G.J. Hopkins | Lacy Engineering Department, included 1,404 solar...

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GJ Hopkins-Lacy
GJ Hopkins-Lacy

We’re sad to be saying goodbye to long-time employee owner Byron Hicks. He started with our company in 1998 as a sheet metal layout mechanic and has played a major role in the growth and success of our fabrication shop over the years.
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GJ Hopkins-Lacy

Today, the Branch family of companies is celebrating Owner’s Day to honor Branch & Associates founder Bill Branch and the legacy he started on April 22, 1963.

Bill believed in responsibility and accountability and began selling shares of his company to...

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GJ Hopkins-Lacy

Thank you, employee owners, for another month of excellent #BranchSafe numbers. Your top three projects/departments achieved 8,225 incident-free hours. Keep up the good work! #BuildingLegacies

GJ Hopkins-Lacy
GJ Hopkins-Lacy

We’re joining our industry partners in celebrating #ConstructionSafetyWeek. The goal of this global initiative is simple: to inspire everyone in the industry to be leaders in safety. #BuildingLegacies

GJ Hopkins-Lacy
GJ Hopkins-Lacy

Our Special Projects Division is wrapping up the installation of a new solar array for Goodwill Industries of the Valleys at its Roanoke Jobs Campus. This project, designed through collaboration with RER Energy Group and the G.J. Hopkins | Lacy Engineering Department, included 1,404 solar...

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