Case Studies Commercial

Trane

You hear a lot about sustainability whenever construction or engineering is discussed nowadays. It’s a buzzword and well it should be. Resources aren’t unlimited, and progressive companies don’t want anything going to waste. It’s not just environmentally irresponsible, it’s bad business to boot. Heating ventilation and air conditioning manufacturer, supplier and servicer Trane adds another […]

Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction

In an industry where speeding traffic, multi-ton machinery and exposure to extreme elements adds to the usual construction hazards, a company is known for its safety. In 2016, Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction reached 4 million man-hours without a single lost-time incident; that is, over the course of about 10 years, the company didn’t have a […]

TW Constructors

When he was just 11-years-old, Weaver walked into the office of Clayco, Inc., a large design-build and construction firm in St. Louis, asking for work so he could earn money to help his family out. Little did he know, the man he spoke with was the owner, Robert Clark. For the next four years, Weaver […]

Trigon Inc.

Trigon Inc. has been a go-to Oklahoman construction management firm for more than 30 years. Though moderately sized, the Tulsa-based firm says it has stood apart even aside larger firms by lavishing attention on every client and project. Also contributing factors: efficiency on the job site and attention to detail; and focusing on projects in […]

Turner Construction Company

When the one of the country’s busiest multipurpose venues needed renovations and modernization, the city that owns and runs it went in search of a partner. In early 2015, San Antonio selected Turner Construction Company and its design partners, Marmon Mok and Populous, to revamp its iconic Alamodome. Turner is one of the largest international […]

The Exterior Company

Few companies embrace the “work hard, play hard” mentality quite like The Exterior Company. Most of the year, The Exterior Company’s staff of 40 office personnel and 50 to 60 laborers, is spread around the East Coast, helping individuals and companies repair roofs, siding, windows and gutters after destructive storms. It’s hard work, and it […]

The Harlan Company

John Harlan, president of The Harlan Company, wasn’t planning on making a green building—or rather, the greenest building. But in 2015, he and others at the company learned about a private school in Missouri that needed a remotely located classroom built to the highest environmental standards set by the Living Building Challenge (LBC). The company […]

Tectonic Systems Inc.

People have been building with stones, blocks and bricks since before they had language to describe what they were building. Sturdy, fireproof and low maintenance, stone buildings have carried humanity from the temples and fortresses of ancient civilizations to modern skyscrapers. As the times have changed and the materials have evolved, the need for craftsmanship […]

The Concession Residences

Almost 50 years ago, Jack Nicklaus, widely considered one of the best-ever golfers, conceded the final putt in the 1969 Ryder Cup, a biennial men’s golf competition between Europe and the United States, to British competitor Tony Jacklin. The move, known as “the concession,” meant that Jacklin didn’t have to risk the final putt, which […]

The James T. Kay Company

In 1872 a Scottish sea captain immigrated to Meriden, Connecticut, from Scotland and started his own plumbing company. Nearly 145 years later, that plumbing company, The James T. Kay Company, is one of the three oldest continuously running companies in Connecticut. In the beginning, James T. Kay and his son Frank would travel by horse […]

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