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USGBC Best in Building Awards
C. T. Taylor Company, Inc., a longtime member of SANEO, and Leslie R. Yager Selected as 2014 Best of Building Award Recipient by USGBC Members.
The inaugural “people’s choice” awards recognize the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building
C. T. Taylor Company, Inc. received the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Best of Building award for Best Large Contractor/Builder and Leslie R. Yager for LEED® Green Associate of the Year.
“We are very pleased to have been recognized by the USGBC and its members for our involvement in the advancement of the green building and sustainability. This award is a collaborative effort between our employees, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals. We are also very excited to see that Les has been recognized for his involvement as a Green Associate, our LEED® Coordinator and as a member of the Green Building Certification Institute’s Credentialing Steering Committee”, said John E. Hitchcock, President of C.T. Taylor Company, Inc.
The Best of Building Awards celebrates the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building. Nominees and winners were selected exclusively by the members of USGBC, a vibrant and diverse community of nearly 13,000 of the world’s leading organizations invested in sustainability.
“USGBC’s membership represents a diverse community of leaders that have made significant contributions to the advancement of green building,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, chief operating officer, USGBC. “We congratulate C. T. Taylor Company, Inc. and Leslie R. Yager, as these peer-chosen awards reflect new and innovative achievements that are to be commended”.
There are 30, peer-selected awardees selected for 48 individual categories in the competition. Awardees were selected based on their region, size and area of specialization and are designed to showcase the most progressive, innovative organizations in the fields of green architecture, landscape, engineering, interior design and manufacturing. A full list of winners can be viewed at usgbc.org.
The Basics on the National Subcontractors Alliance
NSA is an umbrella organization of construction industry trade associations from across the United States. Formed in 2003 by give former chapters of ASA it has grown to twelve chapters representing over 3,500 member companies.
NSA has a voice on national issues through our membership in Associated Specialty Contractors (ASC), which is itself an umbrella organization of nine national associations of construction specialty contractors. NSA is represented at the semi-annual meetings of ASC, and is an active participant in ASC working groups.
NSA has a voice and vote on ConsensusDocs. There is a coalition of 38 leading construction industry associations dedicated to publishing best practice construction contracts that are fair to all parties and NSA was one of the first on board. NSA members receive a 20% discount.
The mission of the National Subcontractors Alliance is to promote the exchange of information between its member organizations, and to foster opportunities for representation at the national level on industry issues.
For more information please contact Lynne Black, Executive Director at
or by telephone (866) 889-9701 Ext. 22 or at the website www.nationalsubcontractors.com.