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AGC Members Lead ENR Green Contractors List

October 15, 2008
AGC is pleased to announce that its members represent three-fourths of the Engineering News-Record (ENR) 100 Top Green Contractors List, issued in September 2008.  AGC members hold nine (see below) of the top 10 and 17 of the top 20 green construction firm rankings. 1) The Turner Corp. 3) Skanska USA Inc. 4) Bovis Lend Lease 5) Swinerton Inc. 6) PCL Construction Enterprises Inc. 7) Clark Group 8) Hensel Phelps Construction 9) Gilbane Building Co. 10) The Haskell Co. According to ENR, the green ranking is based “according to revenue for contractors’ services generated in 2007 from projects that have been registered with or certified by third-party organizations…Such groups include the U.S. Green Building Council and Green Globes.”  The list also includes information on the percent of green building projects by markets, such as retail/office, education, health care, etc. AGC members also demonstrate their leadership in the number of employees who have been certified as knowledgeable in green building practices by third-party accreditation organizations.  The construction firms with the most accredited staff are head and shoulder above nonmembers and include The Turner Corp. (429 accredited staff), DPR Construction Inc. (211 accredited staff), Bovis Lend Lease (201 accredited staff), Swinerton Inc. (195 accredited staff), Gilbane Building Co. (186 accredited staff), and Skanska USA Inc. (164 accredited staff). To read the ENR article and view the full listing, go to http://enr.construction.com/people/topLists/GreenCont/topGreenCont_1-50.asp.
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