The Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP) is on a mission to promote and advance the landscape and architectural lighting industry.
Keystone Custom DecksBackyard Bliss – Building Beauty Close to Home
Creating a beautiful backyard space for relaxing or entertaining can mean different things to different people, and Keystone Custom Decks provides a variety of options—from porches to patios to outdoor kitchens and more.
Adding Value With Outdoor KitchensBringing The Indoors Out
National Grilling Month begins once again this July, and countless people across North America will be returning to cooking outdoors in conjunction with the hot temperatures of the season. As grilling takes center stage again, the outdoor kitchen is becoming more of a consideration for both new homeowners and those looking for their next home renovation project.
Housley GroupA Legacy in Action
Housley Group is a full-service utility construction company that got its start as Housley Communications in 1980 when one man, the late Robert (Bob) D. Housley, took a vision, one employee, and a solitary piece of equipment and set out to provide a single service exceptionally well.
Brink ConstructorsAn Asset to the Industry and the Community
Electrical contractor Brink Constructors, Inc., a Quanta Services company, boasts more than 75 years of experience in high-voltage transmission line and substation erection. Headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota, the business has expanded from its Midwest roots to include regional offices in Princeton, Minnesota and Leesburg, Florida.
McDonough Construction RentalsWhat Happens When Buildings Go Up but Construction Elevators Don’t?
In the construction sector, it’s vital to have everything in order, from permits to enough skilled workers and materials to handle the project from start to completion. However, despite good planning, it can be easy for builders to underestimate the number of cranes and elevators required for the most efficient, safe, and cost-effective construction.
Manhattan Mechanical ServicesA Safety Record Like This Says It All
It comes as no surprise that Manhattan Mechanical Services recently won the Three Rivers Manufacturing Association (TRMA) Platinum Safety Award from its local safety council for exceeding excellence in the required job site safety protocols and performance. Observing the company, it’s clear that its stellar safety record exemplifies the way Manhattan tackles all the extraordinarily demanding protocols and skill creation that its chosen field requires.
Slayden Plumbing & Heating Inc.40 Years of Integrity, Safety, and Service
From its head office in North Pole and a branch in Wasilla, Alaska, Slayden Plumbing & Heating Inc. (SPHI), incorporated in 1983, has completed public and private projects in more than 75 cities and villages, as well as in remote areas of the state. With an employee base of 100, SPHI is among the largest mechanical contractors in Alaska—but it didn’t begin that way, says company President Jeremiah Raby, who told us how the company started by William (Bill) Slayden in 1979 found its beginnings in the garage at Mr. Slayden’s home.
Optimal Field ServicesTrust, Teamwork, and Talent
Understanding that every project comes with risk, Optimal Services strives to help minimize those risks by implementing unique solutions across the nation, helping clients stay on schedule and within budget. With its commitment to honesty and reliability, and with the expertise of highly skilled and knowledgeable artisans in numerous locations, Optimal’s impressive experience and commitment to success have helped shape the company into what it is today.
Design Works EngineeringPartnering for Success
At Design Works Engineering, 20 appears to be a rather lucky number. However, as any successful creative can confirm, luck consists of 20 percent inspiration and 80 percent perspiration. For this dynamic team of well over 120, driving growth of over 20 percent annually year over year is just that: work, but with passion—and a lot of it.
Kodem Developments Inc. Logic and Magic in Perfect Synergy
Kodem combines vision and skill to return art to its rightful place in our daily lives, bringing as much beauty to its developments as possible and adding depth to spaces that would be treated as disposable by most other developers. Company Founder and President Benjamin Sternthal shares with us his ideas on the art of development.
KEIM Mineral Coatings of AmericaChanging the Industry and the World
Dedicated to providing top-tier mineral paints, paint manufacturer KEIM Mineral Coatings of America operates from Charlotte, North Carolina and was incorporated in 2007. The American business is a wholly owned subsidiary of its main company, Keimfarben, a producer of mineral-based products and systems that was established in 1878 in Germany by chemist Adolph Keim. He invented and patented the first mineral silicate paint in the company’s initial year, and the company has continued to stand by its product for over a century.
Planning for Greener, Walkable CommunitiesNew Visions for Cities
For many urban dwellers and planners, the ideal state is to design, build and organize for people. In a dream world, that could mean having swaths of a city dedicated to pedestrians, with expanded café patios spilling out onto sidewalks, the streets transforming into walkways where community events take place and the parking lots becoming green spaces with trees, flowers and benches…
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