September 2019

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Increasing Spaces and Services to Better Serve the CommunityHarris County Pets

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Increasing Spaces and Services to Better Serve the Community

Harris County Pets

The main responsibility of the Harris County Pets (HCP) resource center is looking after animals in unincorporated Harris County, and a wide selection of services is needed to do this properly, including medical care, spaying and neutering, and adoptions. A small, low-cost wellness center at the shelter gives affordable veterinary services to those who need financial help.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019LEEDing the Way in Campus TransformationsWestern Connecticut State University, Higgins Hall

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

LEEDing the Way in Campus Transformations

Western Connecticut State University, Higgins Hall

The challenges that post-secondary educational institutions all over North America have come in many forms today. One of the most pressing is ensuring that the school maintains a robust student population. But attracting new students to your halls is not solely about having an established reputation for producing the best and brightest minds or the vintage charm of your campus. There are many factors that students take into consideration. High on that list is an expectation of a strong technical infrastructure and a modern aesthetic.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Above and BeyondNational Roofing Company

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Above and Beyond

National Roofing Company

Since 1976, National Roofing Co. of Albuquerque, New Mexico has been setting the standard for how roofers should treat clients and staff. Now in its second generation, this recognized Master Contractor is constantly striving to be a positive part of the community it serves while diversifying into performing more envelope work and preparing to grow into new areas. We spoke with National Roofing President Jackson Johns.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Powering New York StateSchuler-Haas Electric Corp.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Powering New York State

Schuler-Haas Electric Corp.

Schuler-Haas Electric Corp. has gone from being headquartered in the basement of a private residence to become one of New York State’s premier full-service electrical contracting firms. The company installs, maintains, repairs, and upgrades electrical systems and covers all phases of a project, from budgeting through to design/build, development, and eventual completion. In business nearly a century, the company blends old-school values like teamwork and integrity with a focus on trailblazing technology.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Building the Southwest since 1974IMCOR (Interstate Mechanical Corporation)

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Building the Southwest since 1974

IMCOR (Interstate Mechanical Corporation)

Interstate Mechanical Corporation (IMCOR), which is consistently ranked among the top mechanical contractors both in Arizona and nationally by magazines including Business Journal, Arizona Business, Southwest Contractor, and Engineering News-Record (ENR), has humble roots. It was started as a backyard business begun by Merle (Rick) Karber, Jr. as Karber Sheet Metal in 1973, and was renamed Karber Air Conditioning when Rick’s brother, Mike joined the Company in 1974. Today, IMCOR is one of the Southwest’s largest non-union mechanical services subcontractor, occupying an entire city block in Phoenix, Arizona.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Hurricanes and MoreWeather Tite Windows

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Hurricanes and More

Weather Tite Windows

Weather Tite Windows of Tampa, Florida sells and installs windows and doors for homes, high-rises, manufactured homes, and other residential and commercial properties throughout seven counties in the Tampa Bay area. The company’s products hold up to heat and humidity, and provide protection against hurricanes. Its impact-resistant product line even withstood the force of Hurricane Irma, which struck Florida in September 2017. The results earned praise from then-Florida Governor Rick Scott at a press conference held November 9, 2017, at company headquarters.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Drive, Dedication and Superior Product Fuel this Company’s SuccessInline Fiberglass Ltd.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Drive, Dedication and Superior Product Fuel this Company’s Success

Inline Fiberglass Ltd.

Standing behind and believing in your company’s products is a point of pride for any business, and one that Inline Fiberglass definitely embraces on a daily basis. This all-Canadian, family-run organization manufactures high-performance, energy-efficient windows installed residentially and commercially across North America and worldwide, and is now adding a new line of entrance doors to its impressive list of accomplishments.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Conquest Equipment Shines with Approach to Construction Industry and Strong Internal CultureConquest Equipment

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Conquest Equipment Shines with Approach to Construction Industry and Strong Internal Culture

Conquest Equipment

Conquest Equipment rents and sells heavy construction equipment and soil compaction equipment to its customers. Company President Greg Hodgson explains that the company has been selling heavy equipment since the early 1990s but was incorporated under the Conquest banner in 2011 after splitting from a prior business name. The company primarily serves Western Canada and the United States and is embedded “very heavily in… the northern U.S. market including North Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana.”

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