Taking pride in a reputation for integrity, reliable partnerships, and sound business decisions, St. John’s, Newfoundland-based Penney Group shares strong fundamental principles with its partners, coupled with steadfast dedication to employees, customers, and communities. Founded 40 years ago by Ches Penney, the company is involved in a wide range of real estate developments that offer quality design, environmental awareness, and a commitment to building community.
Green Building and Energy Efficiency
Nelson + PopeThoughtful From the Ground Up
Contrary to contemporary wisdom that preaches finding riches in the niches, Nelson + Pope has turned “niching-down” across a wide range of services into a sustainable and rather fine art. To say this is bucking the trend, in a sector where it’s tricky finding companies with well-honed skills in many areas, is to say the least.
Orcutt | WinslowDesigning for Net Zero
For over 50 years, the national design firm, Orcutt | Winslow has been disrupting architecture through innovation, experimentation, and invention. And it goes on…
E&S Construction EngineersA Fresh Perspective for 40 Years
E&S Construction Engineers is recognized for its innovative and challenging projects throughout the United States. In 2019, Construction in Focus profiled the company’s successful balance of culture, engineering, and architecture in an award-winning redevelopment project in Honolulu that required the incorporation of revered heritage trees.
ESa61 Years of Health and Wellness by Design
ESa has more than six decades of providing collaborative, sustainable wellness and architectural design expertise to international customers who are leaders in the healthcare, hospitality, education, corporate, and senior living sectors. This Nashville, Tennessee-based expert in architectural design creates interior and landscape architecture, master planning, and space planning.
Spence BrothersDiversity, Integrity and a Love for Construction
If an organization’s values set the standards for its personnel, Spence Brothers’ values have poured the foundation for its decades of success. Founded in Saginaw, Michigan in 1893 by brothers Matt and Hugh Spence as a start-up construction company, the business has grown and thrived as it has taken on a number of notable projects.
McStain NeighborhoodsBringing Design and Sustainability to Colorado Home Building
McStain Neighborhoods got its start in Boulder, Colorado in 1966 as a small home-building company. Over time, that endeavor grew to be one of the larger private builders along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains—an area running through cities like Pueblo and Casper—with its work mainly focusing on the border town sector of the metropolitan area of Boulder itself.
Tex-CoteTechnologically Advanced, Environmentally Friendly
Tex-Cote LLC delivers a full line of decorative and protective architectural coatings for residential, commercial, transportation, and industrial applications. These coating materials are formulated so one coat can cover a surface thickly, without runs or drips.
U.S. Green Building CouncilThe Future Is Green
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.
Frankel Design BuildDazzling Houston with Award-Winning Construction
After thirty-five years in the industry, Frankel Design Build stands for timeless quality and sublime good taste among Houstonians in the know.
Clark ConstructionPutting People Before Profit
You hear a lot about sustainable building these days, but few companies embrace the concept as completely as Clark Construction Inc.
Concord Engineering GroupThe Power of Persuasion
Talking about the emerging energy-efficient technologies available back in the 1980s and ‘90s, Michael Fischette, P.E., says that at the time, it was “a new frontier”.
Dakota PartnersEmbracing Sustainable Development
Real estate developer Dakota Partners Inc. specializes in affordable housing and sustainable building practices. From its base in Massachusetts, the company serves clients across the east side of the country. It was founded in 2006 by Chief Executive Officer Marc Daigle and President Roberto Arista.
Performance Engineering GroupSpending Less to Get More
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.
Regan DevelopmentTransforming Communities Through Affordable Housing
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.
Blade AirMaking Clean Air a Priority
Coming through three years of a pandemic has made us all more sensitive to things we would otherwise take for granted. One of the biggest of these is the air that we breathe—especially in our buildings. When you consider that we spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors and make water quality a necessity, why not air quality as well?
Bamboo Living / RizomeThe Greenest Building Material is Growing Fast
When it comes to sustainability and the future of the planet, David Sands wears his heart on his sleeve. Passionate about the environment and believing there are better ways to build, the long-time architect has devoted his life and career to making the world a greener place.
Charlan Brock ArchitectsBuilding Sustainable Communities
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.
EnercareWeathering the Storms with Resilience and Reliability
Canada is a country well-known for its extreme weather, and with those extremes comes the need to keep vital HVAC equipment running smoothly and efficiently in both summer and winter months. No company knows this better than Enercare, one of Canada’s major providers of residential and business services and energy solutions.
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