June 2019

2019 | In Focus | June 2019HyperloopHype and Hope

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

Hyperloop

Hype and Hope

In a hyperloop system, pods or capsules containing people or cargo zip down tubes placed above or under the ground at speeds of six hundred miles per hour or higher. This is twice as fast as most trains currently in operation in North America.

2019 | In Focus | June 2019Expansion through ExperienceCarnegie Builders Group

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

Expansion through Experience

Carnegie Builders Group

Carnegie Builders Group, LLC brings a hands-on style and extensive experience to both the New York and Miami real estate markets, splitting its resources between the two cities. The company continues to build on its established track record of commercial and residential development in New York, while solely focusing on high-end, multi-family residential projects in Miami, where partners Charles Ventimiglia and Norman Rijo see the best opportunities.

2019 | In Focus | June 2019Simplifying Regulatory EnvironmentsWestward Environmental, Inc.

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

Simplifying Regulatory Environments

Westward Environmental, Inc.

For over 20 years, Boerne, Texas-based Westward Environmental, Inc. has helped clients by taking the confusion out of often-complex and challenging regulatory environments. Providing air/water/waste compliance, engineering, natural resources, geological, and health and safety services, Westward Environmental proudly and professionally serves mining, construction and aggregates customers with experienced environmental and engineering consulting knowledge.

2019 | In Focus | June 2019The New Wave of Electrical ContractorsLive Wire

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

The New Wave of Electrical Contractors

Live Wire

Driven by passion, professionalism, and steadfast commitment to its customers, Live Wire has grown from a two-man operation to one of the finest electrical contractors in New York City, serving all five boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island. The company today employs a staff of 100 +, with growth plans for the near future.

2019 | In Focus | June 2019Building Smart Systems for 35 YearsMatern Professional Engineering

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

Building Smart Systems for 35 Years

Matern Professional Engineering

When it comes to the functionality of buildings, Matern Professional Engineering, Inc. knows just how to put its clients’ comfort first. This 35-year-old industry professional takes care of everything related to the design and engineering of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection building systems, while also looking after the commissioning, the technology that drives it all, and much more. It comes as no surprise then that the company is growing.

2019 | In Focus | June 201975 Years of New York City ComfortLane Associates

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

75 Years of New York City Comfort

Lane Associates

There are not many commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors that typically respond to emergency calls within two hours in the bustling hub of New York City. Lane Associates can. In addition, this company remains at the forefront of the latest technology and earth-friendly applications, building automation, paperless reporting, fleet tracking, and much more.

2019 | In Focus | June 2019A Family Firm Grows While Maintaining the Founder’s VisionV. Paulius & Associates

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

A Family Firm Grows While Maintaining the Founder’s Vision

V. Paulius & Associates

What has been the single biggest change at V. Paulius & Associates (VPA) since Business in Focus last profiled the firm in December 2016? Sadly, it’s been the loss of company founder and family patriarch Vytautas “Victor” Paulius, says his son, Raymond Paulius, AIA, PP, LEED AP. Victor passed away in July 2017, the year the Allendale, New Jersey-based firm marked its 50th anniversary.

2019 | In Focus | June 2019An Assurance to Protect What Matters MostAssura Windows & Doors

2019 | In Focus | June 2019

An Assurance to Protect What Matters Most

Assura Windows & Doors

Assura Windows and Doors, LLC., designer and manufacturer of impact windows and doors for the residential market, is headquartered in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, slightly north of Fort Lauderdale. Assura’s Plant Manager Armando Barrionuevo describes how impact windows and doors “protect all that matters,” so families are safeguarded from injuries resulting from the impact of “high-velocity debris during a storm, by keeping the elements outside the home rather than inside.”

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