The benefits to solar energy are vast, whether you are doing it for the planet, your checkbook, or the next generation, there is absolutely no downside. For businesses, these benefits are intensified to make the decision a no-brainer. The California Solar Imitative (CSI) along with tax credits make solar for businesses not only affordable but extremely enticing.
The goal of sustainable design is to limit the adverse effects of buildings on the environment by minimizing excessive energy use, reducing the depletion of natural resources and environmental pollution while also maintaining a comfortable and healthy building environment. Building green also optimizes the energy performance of the structure, which reduces the overall costs associated with long-term maintenance and operation.
San Diego is “America’s Finest City” attracting millions of tourists from around the world each year. Such tourism requires a continuous and dynamic expansion and renovation of the local hotel industry. Dynalectric helps to meet the demands of this changing marketplace and its global patrons.
More than 60 volunteers completed several school improvement projects at Pepper Drive K-8 School in the Santee School District as part of Green Apple Day of Service on Sept. 29. Balfour Beatty Construction partnered with the San Diego Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council to host the inaugural Green Apple Day of Service, which was part of the U.S. Green Building Council Green Apple Day of Service movement happening on the same day at schools around the world.
As one of the premier general contracting firms on the West Coast, Rudolph and Sletten Inc. has built some of the most influential and iconic structures in California. Over the past 50-plus years, they have remained a pacesetter, through not only the quality and craftsmanship evident in their work, but through the dedication and expertise of their people. Rudolph and Sletten’s expert professionals manage each job comprehensively, from site selection and preconstruction services through project completion. With a focus on integrity, honesty and open communication, Rudolph and Sletten prides itself with maintaining authentic relationships with their clients and partners.
Van Dyke Landscape Architects is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a firm this year, and has recently introduced a new corporate logo that symbolizes the natural elements involved in the firm’s design practice. Earth, stone, plants and water are reflected in the new logo, as is the VDLA acronym commonly used by the firm. VDLA is a certified small-business concern, specializing in landscape architecture, planning, irrigation and water management services, and graphic communication. The firm also serves as a technical adviser to a variety of public agencies and water districts, providing consulting design services, development of standards and guidelines, and consultant plan check services.
BOMA members and committee chairpersons recognize those members who have contributed significantly to the success of BOMA San Diego in 2012. The Annual Membership Awards honor the outstanding work of BOMA San Diego volunteers and recognize them for their devotion to and enthusiasm for BOMA San Diego that continues to make it Southern California’s leading commercial real estate organization.
NEW YORK — Garbage trucks, hulking military vehicles and mud-caked cars move slowly through a Staten Island waterfront neighborhood still reeling from Superstorm Sandy's storm surge. Then comes an outlier: a spotless SUV with three passengers peering out windows at a mangled home choked with sea grass.
San Diego County voters approved more than $3.4 billion in school construction bonds in November’s general election that will go toward improving campuses and purchasing new equipment for students and faculty members.
When in 1938, LeRoy Neville Baker paid $4,000 to purchase the Dietrich Electric Shop in Escondido, he could hardly have imagined that the company he founded, Baker Electric Inc., would still be thriving nearly three-quarters of a century later, with his great-grandson, Ted Baker, its president and CEO.
In the early '80s, a government employee named Rod Tuttle was working for the U.S. Navy in Pt. Loma in the infancy of what is now known as the Naval Tactical Data System. NTDS is a computer-to-computer information system that, essentially, informs a Navy commander what's going on around his ship and enables him to make strategic and tactical evaluations and decisions, rapidly and accurately.
In 2011, the owner of Charco Design & Build Inc., Armando Flores, took his love for lines to a new level when the company made for itself a new and more elaborate foundation from the building blocks of what Flores had been doing for years at Charco Construction Co. Inc.
With an impressive portfolio of restoration projects, general contractor Michael Mihos has earned his nickname, the “building doctor.” He began working on restoring buildings in the Gaslamp Quarter back when the district was still an eyesore, and over the course of 30 years has worked on projects across San Diego County.
From the general contractors and engineers to the prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, we'll explore the faces behind the scenes of construction projects. This section is supported by the Engineering & General Contractors Association.
From the general contractors and engineers to the prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers -- in this section, we explore the relationships between these parties, how they work together and which companies are working on which projects.
From the general contractors and engineers, to the prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers -- in this report, The Daily Transcript will explore the relationships between these parties, how they work together and which companies are working on which projects.