For businesses and homeowners alike, few things are worse than an air conditioner conking out in an August heat wave, or a furnace giving up deep into the coldest night of February.
It was 1893 in Chicago and the city was buzzing. The World’s Fair had brought massive numbers to the city to be part of this event on the cusp of a new century and take in the latest technology. But, as it got dark, a completely new experience for the rapt crowds was about to change the way of the whole world.
Downing Street GroupPrioritizing Community and Quality of Life in the Course of Rapid Growth
With creativity comes possibility, and that is exactly what one property leader in Ontario is creating by the truckload. Based in Toronto, Ontario, Downing Street Group is a Canadian trailblazer that gives new meaning to real estate market leadership. The company offers loans, investment opportunities, and commercial and residential leasing, and has a property development division that invests in new communities, often on rehabilitated land.
SJOC ConstructionBetter Construction Experiences
Among construction sector stars, most life stories you hear are about kids becoming interested in the industry in their childhood, working alongside parents in the family business, building a backyard shed, replacing pipes, patching holes in walls.
EnercareTurning the Energy Tide with Net Zero Homes
As the cost of living soars and climate change looms, developing a robust stock of net zero homes might just be the best option for a more sustainable society. The Canadian government, supported by the Ontario Energy Association (OEA), aims to reach net zero emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) by 2050.
AMRIK Developments Supporting Alberta-Area Builders and Charities with Continued Growth
Real estate developer AMRIK Developments, based in Edmonton, Alberta, serves various areas of the province. Harpreet Singh is the owner of AMRIK Developments—named after his paternal grandfather, Amrik Singh—and incorporated the organization in 2008.
ACO, Inc.Water Ways: Drainage Design for Our Age
Dedicated to developing the best water management and drainage systems across the globe, ACO, Inc. improves the collection and reuse of water with its unique modular trench drains, in the process enhancing both the water and the environment.
ML CraneA Nationwide Lift for the Crane Industry
A leader in the crane industry, ML Crane, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a closely networked group of companies that provide customized solutions across diverse industries.
Amvic Building SystemPushing the Envelope of Building Envelopes
In today’s world of rising costs, building envelopes must be more efficient and cost-effective than ever. Yet this quality must be balanced with the need to build in sufficient numbers to meet demand. In Toronto, Amvic Building Systems continues to push the capabilities of expanded polystyrene (EPS) to help builders accommodate Canada’s need for housing.
Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)With Efficient Energy Comes a Cleaner Future
While almost all utilities in North America offer consumers incentives to buy energy-efficient goods and services, members of the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) search out cutting-edge ways to speed up the commercialization of those energy-efficient solutions for very good reasons.
Campbell & CompanyPartnering for Greater Success
In the Tri-City area of central Washington State, Campbell & Company offers maintenance, replacement, and repair service for HVAC, plumbing, sewer and electrical systems for both residential and commercial customers. Holding itself to the highest degree of professional standards, Campbell & Company’s team continues to grow even in the face of economic uncertainty, forming a highly dedicated workforce bringing the finest service to the Pacific Northwest. Now, Campbell has embarked on a bold new venture to bring its quality to an even higher standard.
GNM CompaniesCollaboration and Integrity: Building Homes, Lives and Relationships
With a specialty in heavy carpentry work and rough framing, Arizona-based GNM Companies, LLC, is a family-owned construction company with 25 years of experience crafting homes, condos, hotels and student dwellings.
New Path Construction and ConsultingInnovative Construction Firm Continues to Take New Paths
New Path Construction and Consulting has taken some, well, new paths since Construction in Focus profiled this innovative firm in April 2021. From launching a low-voltage division to spinning off a cutting-edge design business, work has continued apace at this Hanover Park, Illinois-based company. Most significantly, New Path has received some major industry recognition, placing 39th on the Inc. magazine list of the Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies in the Midwest, 2022.
Blue Flame Crew, LLC“What Don’t We Do?” This Crew Celebrates Continued Success
Gas management systems provider Blue Flame Crew, LLC specializes in the design, installation, and service of systems across the United States. It serves as a division of Boos Resource & Technology Group, a conglomerate of companies providing a wide range of services including consulting, construction, maintenance, architectural design, and engineering for the environmental markets.
Gross MechanicalNot Your Usual Contractor
For over 60 years, Missouri-based Gross Mechanical has been on a mission: to help rebuild America’s infrastructure.
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