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About Us

Arden Engineering Constructors originated as a small general contracting firm in 1954 and has grown into the largest mechanical contractor in Rhode Island today. Our success is due to the dedication and expertise of our valuable and talented long-term employees who have provided countless successful projects for building owners, general contractors, and maintenance professionals. Over the years mechanical construction and service methodology has changed, but our core values of delivering high-quality services with integrity and commitment to customer satisfaction have remained the same.


Part of a Larger Group

Arden Engineering Constructors is part of one of the largest mechanical contracting companies in New England – Arden Building Companies. Our multi-faceted group of geographically diverse firms provides essential systems for new and existing buildings or facilities and the service and maintenance for consistent performance at top efficiency.


Management Team

With decades of industry and leadership experience, our management team leads by example, instilling a culture of safety, collaboration, and dedication.

John Puniello


Jeff Potter

Vice President


Tim Elliott


Engineering & Design

Rob Cote

Sr. Project Manager


Chris Lowen

Sr. Project Manager

Fire Protection

Chris McElroy

Operations Manager

Traffic Division