Perfection Architectural Systems contracted to assist in a $75 million school project

Top Quote Wharton-Smith, Inc. has contracted Perfection Architectural Systems to work on the campus expansion project at Oak Ridge High School of Orlando, Florida. End Quote
  • Orlando, FL (1888PressRelease) April 20, 2011 - Perfection Architectural Systems (, a leader in engineered canopy solutions, is pleased to have contracted with Wharton-Smith, Inc. to complete Oak Ridge High's extensive replacement school and campus expansion project in Orlando, FL.

    The School Board of Orange County has approved a $75 million budget for the project. The project includes a new administration building, media center, gymnasium, auditorium, music suite, and a cafeteria .This is a new facility that features three new three-story classroom buildings with extensive aluminum walkway covers connecting all building on campus. The components have been designed to accommodate current and future student enrollment.

    This project was unique to Perfection Architectural Systems due to the 55,000 square foot of various walkway cover styles and designs, including pitched walkway covers, flat walkway covers, suspended canopies, dining areas, and stairway canopies. The project scope for Perfection Architectural Systems is close to ten times the size of an industry average project. "The opportunity to work with Wharton-Smith, Inc. and Orange County is tremendous," says Rob Jones, Business Development Manager for Perfection Architectural Systems. "We are looking forward to it and will strive to ensure the project goes flawlessly".

    "This will be a sustainable, quality new high school with natural daylight for all classrooms, along with other green building enhancements and energy-efficient features," said Chief Facilities Officer of the School Board of Orange County, Bob Proie.

    The entire project's projection for completion is December 2012. "There is nothing more exciting than building a new school in a well-established community," said Superintendent of schools Ronald Blocker. "Our innovative capital program, which uses sales tax revenues and other sources, provides the district with the financial muscle to build these projects."

    About Perfection Architectural Systems, Inc.

    Perfection Architectural Systems is a privately held manufacturing company with headquarters in Orlando, Florida. Founded in 1993, Perfection's dedicated employees have work diligently to continue the tradition of excellent workmanship and personalized service. In September 2002, they upgraded their manufacturing plant to a state of the art 61,000 square foot facility to better serve their growing customer base. The same year they added sun control devices to complement their aluminum walkway cover division. In 1995, they recognized an increasing need for local service across the nation and added their first Certified Dealer Representative in Charlotte, North Carolina. Today, they have over 12 Certified Dealer Representatives covering 22 states and now serve all of the Southeastern United States, The Eastern Seaboard, The Gulf Coast, and several states in the Midwest.

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