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Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | June 2024A Full-Service Approach to ConstructionGeis Companies

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | June 2024

A Full-Service Approach to Construction

Geis Companies

Erwin Geis founded a small construction firm in 1967, and an innovative approach and strong work ethic soon propelled the Ohio-based company forward. Erwin’s sons Fred and Greg came on board along the way. Since then, Geis Companies has grown into a multi-million-dollar development and construction business with an extensive portfolio, a staff of over 150 people, and a Geis family member still at the helm.

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024Where Water Meets InnovationCapital Well Clean Water Center

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024

Where Water Meets Innovation

Capital Well Clean Water Center

As a part of the New Hampshire community since 1986, Capital Well Clean Water Center strives to provide safe, clean water to clients via a wide range of products that deliver clean water to both homeowners and businesses. The company’s breadth of comprehensive services, including irrigation installation, maintenance, and winterization, helps clients preserve water and promote greener, healthier lawns and gardens.

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024From Conception to Completion – Large Company, Small-Company FeelAir-Tec

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024

From Conception to Completion – Large Company, Small-Company Feel

Air-Tec

Since its founding in 1969 by Clay Dunn, Air-Tec has been committed to providing exceptional customer service throughout Southern California and Nevada. In the realm of HVAC, the company offers services and solutions for projects for design/build, shell and core, LEED, tenant improvement, retrofit, and controls. The company’s 60,000-square-foot facility supports not only the Corporation’s Headquarters, but also a state-of-the-art Fabrication Shop allowing for the design and fabrication of material for even the most complex of systems.

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024Alberta Firm Focuses on Quality, Safety, and the EnvironmentCentral Construction Group

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024

Alberta Firm Focuses on Quality, Safety, and the Environment

Central Construction Group

Central Construction Group doesn’t “aim to be the biggest contractor” but “strives to be the best,” to paraphrase the company’s website. Headquartered in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Central also has shops in Grand Prairie, Fox Creek, and Drayton Valley. With a strong focus on quality, safety, and the environment, the company offers an array of services for the commercial, industrial, residential, and municipal sectors.

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024Decarbonizing the Modern BuildingCMTA Inc.

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024

Decarbonizing the Modern Building

CMTA Inc.

Since 1968, CMTA Inc. has been doing its part to bring energy-efficient engineering to American construction, now growing to a nationwide leader in decarbonized, healthy buildings. After our previous conversation in 2022, the company has taken a large step toward furthering its mission. Also in 2022, CMTA became part of a larger company called Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company as well as an energy-efficient construction business and sustainability solutions provider.

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024The Stewards of SustainabilityMomentive Performance Materials

Current | Green Building and Energy Efficiency | In Focus | May 2024

The Stewards of Sustainability

Momentive Performance Materials

Momentive Performance Materials (Momentive), a premier global advanced materials company with a legacy dating back to the 1940s, has a unique brand, culture, and position in the silicones and specialty products industry. So unique, in fact, that today, Momentive may be one of the only remaining pure silicones companies in the world, according to Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer Thanos Yiagopoulos.

April 2024 | Green Building and Energy EfficiencyA Deep Dive Into the Decarbonization ReportU.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

April 2024 | Green Building and Energy Efficiency

A Deep Dive Into the Decarbonization Report

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

After profiling the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) sustainability efforts in previous articles, Construction in Focus caught up with the organization once again, this time to learn about an exciting new report. State of Decarbonization: Progress in U.S. Commercial Buildings 2023 discusses the sector’s progress, the current status of data availability, and mechanisms available to reduce the carbon emissions of commercial buildings in the United States—the first report to compile all of this information into a single source.

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