April 2023

2023 | April 2023In the AftermathRescue and Rebuilding

2023 | April 2023

In the Aftermath

Rescue and Rebuilding

In the devastation of a natural disaster, the people of the construction sector are critical to recovery. The stakes are high, and human lives are on the line. Recently this has been made evident by the massive destruction in Turkey and Syria, where devastating earthquakes have left thousands dead and more than a million without shelter. In the aftermath, it’s the construction companies alongside the emergency rescue teams that literally pick up the pieces and begin to rebuild.

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy EfficiencyThe Future Is GreenU.S. Green Building Council

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy Efficiency

The Future Is Green

U.S. Green Building Council

Construction in Focus last spoke with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2019 to learn about the organization’s mission to transform buildings and communities through LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and other important initiatives. We caught back up with USGBC this month to learn about current efforts to help architects, building owners, and developers meet their sustainability goals.

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy EfficiencySpending Less to Get MorePerformance Engineering Group

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy Efficiency

Spending Less to Get More

Performance Engineering Group

Large buildings usually have large utility usage. But Livonia, Michigan-based Performance Engineering Group is out to correct the massive waste caused by oversized equipment in buildings across North America through visionary, precision engineering, and its mission is catching on fast. With a focus on preventing water waste, this company also offers radiant floor heating, snow-melting technology, and a range of conversion options for buildings that use hydronic or steam heating.

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy EfficiencyTransforming Communities Through Affordable HousingRegan Development

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy Efficiency

Transforming Communities Through Affordable Housing

Regan Development

With housing prices still out of reach for many prospective buyers, it’s heartening to know Regan Development, an Ardsley, New York-based, family-run business with more than 30 years of experience, has created residential, commercial, and affordable housing real estate projects worth over $750 million, enhancing thousands of people’s lives in the process.

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy EfficiencyBuilding Sustainable CommunitiesCharlan Brock Architects

2023 | April 2023 | Green Building and Energy Efficiency

Building Sustainable Communities

Charlan Brock Architects

Over the last four decades, Charlan Brock Architects has earned international recognition for producing marketable, buildable, and financially successful design solutions that have positively impacted the lives of more than one million people. Known as thinkers, collaborators, designers, and innovators, the Orlando, Florida-based team stays abreast of emerging trends and is at the forefront of creating sustainable, affordable communities.

2023 | April 2023 | Construction ServicesA Fantastic Place to Work – And It’s GrowingBarclay Mechanical

2023 | April 2023 | Construction Services

A Fantastic Place to Work – And It’s Growing

Barclay Mechanical

Barclay Mechanical is a leader in industrial mechanical construction that is taking safety management to an entirely new level on projects across America. By becoming the positive change they want to see in the industry, and by implementing all-encompassing safety protocols, the team is proving that injuries are preventable, and that the construction industry can be a much safer, more humane place to work than it used to be. As a result, people love working here, and they demonstrate it by staying.

2023 | April 2023 | General ContractingInvesting in PeopleLangston Construction

2023 | April 2023 | General Contracting

Investing in People

Langston Construction

Langston Construction Company treats its team as well as it treats its customers. And it’s not a secret—the company was recently announced as seventh on the list of South Carolina’s best places to work by Best Companies Group. This prestigious award proves how hard everyone in this company works to make it a fantastic place to be, and in the current economic climate, that is no small achievement.

2023 | April 2023 | General ContractingHappiness by DesignRonnette Riley Architect

2023 | April 2023 | General Contracting

Happiness by Design

Ronnette Riley Architect

Ronnette Riley Architect, based in New York, combines female leadership, seasoned expertise, and diversity to accomplish true design excellence. The firm specializes in an impressive range of architectural fields, and its team is also well-versed in flowing between projects with ease—like when one of its architects worked simultaneously on a lingerie store and Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York.


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