The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is a non-profit, non-governmental agency established by Congress in 1974. With headquarters in Washington, DC, NIBS is tasked with developing innovative solutions for the built environment that serve the public interest by advancing building science and technology.
Public Transportation in Times of ChangeTunnel Vision
When it comes to public transportation, renovations and new builds are fast becoming as high a priority as building infrastructure for electric vehicles.
Hinton Scaffold SolutionSupporting Change for an Entire Industry
Working for a major construction company a decade ago, Brandon Marton met Omar Miller, and the two soon became friends. They came from very different backgrounds. Omar was of Jamaican ancestry, and Marton’s roots were Jewish, yet they shared many of the same passions.
Jeffery Homes Home Building to the Highest Standards
Over his years as one of Ontario’s premier home builders, Scott Jeffery has learned many things, particularly respect for customers and for the trades who work to ensure the Jeffery Homes brand maintains its sterling reputation. Jeffery and his team strive for better than the best—something the company has maintained for almost 60 years.
Huron Creek DevelopmentsAffordable, Liveable Homes, From One Family to Another
Recognized as a leader in innovation in new home construction and neighbourhood growth, Huron Creek Developments has over 80 years of combined building expertise and has delivered more than 10,000 new homes to neighbourhoods over the past 20 years. In both its current and future communities, Huron Creek strives to give its homeowners outstanding value and a top-notch building experience.
Cardel HomesBuilt for Real Life
A home is a sacred place where individuals live their lives to the fullest, something that Cardel Homes is deeply aware of. For 50 years, this family-owned homebuilder has continually grown its capacity and thus, its impact, a testament to the homes it has built, the spaces it has created and the relationships it has formed in the many communities it serves across North America.
Park View HomesMake Families Happy, and National Awards Will Follow
Some builders are strictly in the business of making houses. Park View Homes creates both award-winning houses and highly desirable communities. And there’s proof.
Braam’s Custom CabinetsOne-of-a-Kind Cabinetry
Braam’s Custom Cabinets got its start as a humble three-man family operation in Southwestern Ontario. Four decades later, with founders Peter and Rob Braam still at the helm, the business has grown to fill a 47,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and two showrooms in London, Ontario and Oakville, Ontario, and employs about 70 people across all three locations.
Forever HomesA Family Business that Cares for Other Families
It’s one story that never gets old.
YORK1A Company That Stands Out
YORK1 is a forward-thinking and innovative environmental company with a fully integrated infrastructure division. This impressive team delivers environmental services focused on non-hazardous solid waste management, asset recovery, soil remediation, beneficial reuse, and liquid waste solutions—all while ensuring strict compliance with safety and environmental regulations. At the same time, its infrastructure offerings include civil and site services, demolition and abatement, excavation, shoring and foundations, and telecom and utilities.
North Star Windows & DoorsA Clear View
Not all windows and doors are created equal. Big box store products might look good at first, but can show signs of wear and tear in just a few months. Handles loosen, hinges squeak, and paint starts flaking and peeling.
onespace unlimited inc.Bringing Balance and Harmony to New Buildings
A little over two decades ago, Rod Rowbotham had a disconcerting experience while viewing a new building near Toronto
AGM RenovationsBeautiful Basements through Technology and Client Care
With the goal of providing outstanding service at affordable rates, AGM Renovations offers high-quality basement finishing services throughout the Greater Toronto Area, utilizing 20 years of experience and the expertise of a wide range of renovation professionals. Boasting first-rate results at affordable prices, AGM’s dedication to superior customer service and consistently outperforming the competition results in a complete satisfaction guarantee from beginning to end.
Beaver Valley StoneCreating Beautiful Backyard Sanctuaries
As one of the Greater Toronto Area’s most trusted hardscaping and landscaping supply leaders, Beaver Valley Stone of Markham, Ontario provides the market with on-trend and traditional arrays of products. Its selection is so vast that if this team cannot source something on behalf of a designer, contractor, or end user, it is either unavailable or unobtainable.
Alterman100 Years of Trust
American electrical contractor Alterman was founded in 1923 by its namesake, Nathan Alterman. In its earliest days, Alterman would push a shopping cart up and down the streets of San Antonio, Texas to provide service-oriented electric work for the downtown core. His son Richard took over for his father in the 1950s, and a decade later, Alterman began taking on larger projects for clients such as the HemisFair ’68 exposition held in San Antonio. The company began to establish itself as a reliable electrical contractor for the area.
Patrick Mechanical LimitedCelebrating the Uniqueness of Each Member Company
Featuring a dynamic collaboration of industry-leading entities—each with its distinct expertise and uncompromising commitment to excellence—the Patrick Group of Companies embraces a synergy that is greater than the sum of its parts. In the realm of modern business, the Patrick Group of Companies shines as an embodiment of collaboration’s power. With each company excelling in its field, they’ve unified their strengths to provide an unmatched customer contracting experience.
Overly Door CompanyCelebrating 135 Years of Keeping People, Property, and Data Safe
The Overly Door Company, a certified ISO 9001:2015 company located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, has roots going all the way back to 1888. The company is recognized for having the widest range of specialty door, window, and barrier systems in the world, along with a full range of hardware accessories, designed and manufactured on a project basis for government, commercial, and industrial markets.
Dant Clayton CorporationThe Ticket to Stadium Excellence
Success in business comes from persistence, vision, recognizing opportunities, and seizing them at the right time.
CG EquipmentThis Team Doesn’t Take Heavy Equipment Lightly
When it comes to finding the best partner to fulfill heavy-duty equipment needs, the challenge can be real, especially when the dealer does not fully understand the customer’s industry. That, we’re pleased to say, is emphatically not the case at CG Equipment, where expertise has driven sales for over 60 years and doubled the size of the business in just seven.
Madison WoodWorking With the Wonders of Wood
It’s good to see young leadership take over a company and make history almost immediately. That’s exactly what Madison Wood’s team achieved in what seems like no time at all this year. Breaking every company record in pressure-treated lumber sales over the past two quarters, the company achieved a surging 20 percent growth. Business is booming—and now the bar is set even higher.
Keeping Up With the Times
Read Our Current Issue
New Visions for Cities