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Our companies are sectioned off in specialties. The Moran Group is the parent company which serves as the homebase for the company. 

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In 1957, F.E. Moran re-opened, after closing during World War II. For the past five decades, they have been providing mechanical services in Northern Illinois. They are a full-service mechanical contractor, providing heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to commercial, education, healthcare, industrial/manufacturing, retail, and residential facilities. F.E. Moran ensures seamless integration of HVAC systems in both new and tenant improvement projects. F.E. Moran executes projects with dependable planning, sound design, and on-schedule delivery.

Tenant Improvement

Tenant improvement requires the ability to think quickly and adapt to the environment. To have these skills, experience is essential. F.E. Moran's tenant improvement division has been providing HVAC services for remodels since 1957. With over five decades of experience, F.E. Moran is skilled in designing HVAC systems that seamlessly join with existing systems. The team focuses on tight seams and efficient design to minimize energy costs.

Pipe Shop

To provide quality, custom pipe fabrication, Frank Edward Moran opened an in-house pipe shop in conjunction with the start of F.E. Moran. The pipe pre-fabrication enabled F.E. Moran to provide facilities cost-savings by spending less time on-site, resulting in less production interruption. Additionally, with the ability to fabricate piping in a controlled environment, it takes less time to install and provides extra safety precautions.

Sheet Metal Shop

Since 1969, F.E. Moran has been fabricating sheet metal in-house. In-house fabrication saves facilities time and money by spending less time on the job site, reducing the hindrance on production; in addition, with the ability to pre-fabricate in a controlled environment, it takes less time to install systems and results in a reduction of job site injuries.

Fire Protection Companies

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F.E. Moran Fire Protection, Northern Illinois division was established in 1970, focusing on the niche market region of Sprinkler Fitter Local 281. They have become the contractor of choice for fire protection solutions in Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana, protecting commercial, healthcare, education, tenant build-out, industrial, retail centers, and residential buildings. F.E. Moran Fire Protection, Northern Illinois has earned the trust of facilities by providing paramount customer service and expert design, installation, project management, and ongoing maintenance since inception.

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Recognizing the need to expand, F.E. Moran Fire Protection Northern Illinois division opened the F.E. Moran Fire Protection, Central Illinois branch in June of 2001. F.E. Moran Fire Protection, Central Illinois division quickly became known as the company of choice for fire protection outside the metro Chicago area, providing expert knowledge and excellent customer service. By 2007, F.E. Moran Fire Protection established itself as an individual entity and transitioned into a subsidiary of The Moran Group known as F.E. Moran Fire Protection National. Since then, they have become the recognized leader of fire protection solutions for the residential, commercial, retail, industrial, healthcare, and education industries, having worked in over 26 states.

Special Hazard Systems Company

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F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems is an industry leader in providing power generating, chemical processing and heavy industry facilities with reliable, cost-effective fire protection solutions. With experience that spans five decades, F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems has unparalleled knowledge and expertise, allowing them to deliver the most effective system for every facility's individual environment.

In the late 70's, F.E. Moran Fire Protection was contracted to provide fire protection for coal conveyor systems for Commonwealth Edison, Sunflower Electric and Republic Steel plants. The need was recognized to develop a company that had the expertise to provide specialized solutions for these unique environments, and in 1979 F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems was formed.  


Mechanical Services has been providing maintenance and repair services since 1988 in Northern Illinois. As the first UA Star certified mechanical services contractor in the country, Mechanical Services' technicians are some of the best trained in the country. Additionally, all Mechanical Services journeymen service technicians are MSCA Certified. They offer preventative maintenance programs, inspection, testing, construction, and engineering services.

For thirty years, F.E. Moran, Mechanical Services (MMS) has been installing, maintaining, and repairing complex HVAC and building automation systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. MMS was the first UA Star Certified mechanical services contractor in the country. In addition, all MMS journeymen service technicians are MSCA Certified. MMS works closely with facility staff to optimize equipment to reduce operating costs. They continuously strive to be an asset to facility management.

Technical & Specialty Qualifications:

  • MSCA Star Certified Technicians

  • Building system commissioning, re-commissioning, and retro-commissioning.

  • Clean room and clean room system testing.

  • Illinois Department of Public Health Testing (IDPH).

  • SMARTA/SMACNA Test & Balance Certified.

  • Fire & Life Safety Inspection (Fire Dampers)

  • Factory Training on all O.E.M.s (Trane, Carrier, York, Liebert, Data Aire, Mitsubishi, Daiken, McQuay, Hydrotherm, Patterson Kelly)

  • KKT Chiller Certified (MRI, CT, PET)

  • SMARDT Chiller Certified

  • Computrols Authorized Dealership: Building Automation Systems Installer/Services

F.E. Moran Plumbing Division has provided top notch plumbing services in the residential market for over forty years. They serve the North Shore region: Northbrook, IL; Glencoe, IL; Winnetka, IL; Kenilworth, IL; Wilmette, IL; Highland Park, IL; Lake Forest, IL; Glenview, IL; Riverwoods, IL; Deerfield, IL; and Northfield, IL.

Keeping your Home Neat and Clean:

F.E. Moran Plumbing Division plumbers understand that they are a guest in their client's homes. Because of this, they are meticulously cleanly with padded drop cloths, booties over their shoes, and always end their project with a thorough cleaning before they leave. F.E. Moran plumbers always leave a home as neat as when they arrived.

Professional Plumbing Technicians:

F.E. Moran plumbing technicians are the epitome of professionalism. They will be clearly identifiable with an F.E. Moran standard uniform with photo ID badge and a service vehicle. They always arrive punctually and provide efficient service. Their fully stocked service vehicles will guarantee that the technician will have all the necessary tools to fix any plumbing problem.

F.E. Moran, Plumbing Division Offers a Full Range of Residential Services:

  • 24/7 emergency service - there will be no need to wait until standard business hours in an emergency. At F.E. Moran, Plumbing Division, we understand residential plumbing. If a leak erupts or a plumbing system goes down, a plumbing technician will be available day or night to assist homeowners with their plumbing needs.

  • Remodeling - F.E. Moran Plumbing Division provides full service remodeling of kitchens and bathrooms.

  • New residential construction - from start to finish, F.E. Moran Plumbing Division provides full service plumbing service.

  • Frozen pipe thawing - Illinois winters wreak havoc on plumbing. F.E. Moran Plumbing Division can thaw frozen pipes, preventing plumbing disruption and possibly a cracked pipe.

  • Sales, service, repairs, and installation of faucets, fixtures, equipment, and related accessories