Repositioned Vulcan, a woman-owned construction and facility maintenance contractor, for growth through simultaneous expansion of services and territory; produced record profits 2009 and 2010.
Adopted corporate policies beneficial to employment of women in construction.
Oversaw re-creation of company programs, training, and discipline. Company’s recordable incident rate dropped from 3.8 in 2008 to 0.69 in 2010.
Member, Construction Users Roundtable; National Association of Women in Construction; Alabama AGC.
Certified Insulation Energy Appraiser, National Insulation Association.
Participant in ConsensusDOC Initiative since its inception.
Advisory board member, Shelby County School of Technology; Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute.
Trustee for pension, health and welfare, and apprenticeship funds for multiple union craft locals.
Chairs Girls Can Camp, which introduces high school girls to construction trades.
Overcame her fear of heights.
A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models of buildings and landmarks with LEGO.
As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are correctable, but some are especially stubborn to address. Here is a partial compendium of typical failure modes and methods for addressing the problem.
DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collaborated on a research project to evaluate the effect of green school design on occupants and long-term building performance.
Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are among the major tech companies investing heavily to build state-of-the-art data centers.
ArchDaily's Rory Stott yesterday posted an interesting exploration of progressive parking strategies being employed by cities and designers. The lack of curbside and lot parking exacerbates traffic congestion, discourages visitors, and leads to increased vehicles emissions.