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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Fire Mountain

November 2022

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Fire Mountain, Sacramento
AWCI Member Contractor: KHS&S Contractors – Concord

The following project was submitted to AWCI’s Excellence in Construction Quality Awards program in 2020 in the Ceilings category.

The unique acoustical ceiling design for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Fire Mountain, Sacramento required immense preparation and prefabrication plans. The sphere-like framing and soffits required experienced foremen and immense overhead hours.
The one-of-a-kind design created for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Fire Mountain, Sacramento consisted of lean construction materials. The ceiling design was a tough job to fill because of its intricate details. The visually appealing overhead structure required prefabricated soffits and maximum attention.
The grand ceiling design took just under a year to complete (5,800 man-hours over 225 weekdays) and incorporates over 100,000 square feet of detailed acoustical ceiling.
Founded in a garage in 1996, today KHS&S Contractors is an employee-owned, 1,200-person multistate corporation that serves the commercial, healthcare, retail, education, public, gaming, hospitality, entertainment and tech markets. Visit to learn more about this AWCI member’s company and work.