Data, the New Natural Resource

Founded in 1993, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) pioneered the concept of sustainable building. The organization hit the ground running and quickly grew into an internationally renowned organization made up of 76 chapters, 13,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 181,000 professionals.

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In Focus


The Future of Construction Technology »

General contractor and design-build specialist Vandervert Construction has been known for quality private commercial projects since 1975. From its humble roots forty-two years ago, the company has grown, is thriving and now employs sixty people.

Vandervert Construction

Gracefully Does It – The Flagship Firms Behind the Haugland Group’s Success »

Based in Plainview, Long Island in the state of New York, the Haugland Group LLC is the parent company of a clutch of busy firms in the infrastructure services sector. Despite dips in the economy and pinched government budgets, the Haugland Group LLC has managed to survive and thrive over the past few years. Diversified services and an adventurous corporate culture are key to its success.

Grace Industries

The Voice of the Construction and Demolition Recycling Industry »

The Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) is the voice of the construction and demolition recycling industry in the US. With a mission to promote and defend the environmentally sound recycling of construction and demolition material through a diverse and unified voice of members committed to sustainability, the CDRA provides advocacy, information, and many other benefits to its me

Construction & Demolition Recycling Association

An Integrated Approach to Building the Client’s Vision »

Pacific One Contracting operates as an integrated design build general contractor and developer. A dexterous organization made of solid performers with extensive backgrounds in the construction space, Pacific has a reputation for excellence. Pacific Mechanical Systems Ltd. works in the mechanical industry dealing with the full range of projects from commercial to industrial to residential.

Pacific One Contracting & Pacific Mechanical Systems

Integrity in Building; Integrity in Relationships »

We live in an age of specialization. From the restaurants we dine at, to the clothes we buy, to the websites we visit online – they are driven by personal preference.

DBD Group

Success through Strong Values »

Live Oak Contracting specializes in multifamily and commercial construction. Rooted in strong values, the company has grown tremendously in recent years. Live Oak is based in Jacksonville, Florida, with projects throughout the eastern US. We spoke with Paul Bertozzi, Founder of Live Oak Contracting, and Katherine Ruttell, Director of Marketing and Business Development, to learn what makes the comp

Live Oak Contracting

Exceeding Expectations with Excellence and Integrity »

Albion Scaccia Enterprises LLC. is based out of Sandy Springs, Georgia. It is a woman-owned company that strives to ensure minorities are well represented. Growing year over year since its inception in 2003, the company is run by Kim Newsome as President. We spoke with Kim's husband, Brian Newsome, who is the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, about this mid-size firm that impresses with eve

Albion Scaccia Enterprises

Outstanding Service, Delivered Safely »

Augusta Industrial Services Inc., is based out of Augusta, Georgia and is currently in its 30th year of operation. This company’s main focus is on industrial cleaning and the servicing of nuclear power plants in the local area…

Augusta Industrial Services

Building Success for Over Forty Years »

What keeps a commercial contractor successful for over forty years? R.W. Allen’s commitment to excellence program ensures the delivery of high-quality projects on schedule and within budget. From head offices in Georgia, R.W. Allen serves six states throughout the Southeastern United States. We spoke with Scott Clark, President and CEO of R.W. Allen, about the secrets of success.

R.W. Allen

Building Strength through Members »

AGC Georgia is one of ninety-two chapters of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) which has been a leading voice for the construction industry since 1918 and has 26,000 member firms. AGC Georgia was established in 1928 with headquarters in Atlanta. It is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) corporation with a mission to provide a voice at the local, state and national level for the commercial cons

AGC Georgia

Inspired Sustainability »

The production of cement, the world’s most abundant building material, accounts for five percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, concrete, which is necessary for cement production, represents a market segment with the greatest potential for profitable CO2 mitigation in the near-term.


Moving with the Times for Over 70 Years »

Located in West Michigan, Wolverine Building Group has stood as an industry leader in general contracting for decades. Founded in 1939, the Wolverine Tile Company originally specialized in tile installation and gas station construction. Fast forward through several major growth phases, acquisitions and developments and you find the firm a national leader in general contracting with an ambitious gr

Wolverine Building Group