Engineering News-Record (ENR) released its list of top 100 Green Building Contractors in the country today, placing Jacobsen Construction Company (Jacobsen) in the top 50 — making the firm the top-ranked Green Building Contractor in Utah.
Jacobsen’s rank of 39 was up 9 placements from 2017, fulfilling a company goal of continuous improvement.
“Our daily maxim at Jacobsen Construction is ‘making life better,’ which means we very conscientiously plan to contribute to a better quality of life in the communities where we build,” said Jacobsen CEO and President Doug Welling. “Because of this, we’re committed to helping our clients fulfill their vision of a bright future — including being mindful of global impacts to both the environment, and to the people our buildings serve.”
ENR is a national publication that reports on the top design firms and the top construction companies, as well as projects in the United States and around the world. ENR connects diverse sectors of the industry with coverage about issues such as business management, design, construction methods, technology, safety, law, legislation, environment and labor.
See the full list of ranked Green Building Contractors by clicking here.
Jacobsen Builds Green with LEED
LEED is a third-party green building certification program and the globally recognized standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings and neighborhoods.
By promoting a whole-building approach to sustainability, LEED recognizes performance in location and planning, sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, waste reduction, indoor environmental quality, innovative strategies and attention to priority regional issues.
Achieving LEED certification requires satisfying all prerequisites and earning a minimum number of credits.