Going Green

Hensel Phelps is committed to protecting the environment, and this commitment is fulfilled by incorporating sustainable principles and environmentally responsible practices into the company’s administrative and construction operations. Fundamentally, this responsibility leads to individual actions that enhance human health and foster a transition toward sustainability.

The level of personal commitment to sustainable design and construction demonstrated by its employees, along with the willingness of its clients to support these efforts has helped Hensel Phelps provide leadership to these green building practices. With more than 350 experienced LEED Accredited Professionals (APs) strategically located throughout the country, Hensel Phelps is working collaboratively with its clients to maximize the long-term PERFORMANCE of their buildings.

There are many ways to participate in sustainable design and construction. Simple ideas thank include:

1) Recycling – the process of making or manufacturing new products from a product that has originally served its purpose.

2) Carpooling – more than one person per car on the way to and from work.

3) Purchasing hybrid and low emissions vehicles, which have long been a part of the company’s standard practices.

4) The training of its employees to recognize sustainable opportunities and taking advantage of the environmental, financial, and common sense benefits of building and living green. Through its Continuous Improvement Process, a companywide incentive program that facilitates total quality management, capturing new ideas and systematically implementing them throughout the company.

Hensel Phelps has a rich heritage of superior performance founded on an uncompromising commitment to performing quality construction in a cost-effective manner. The company has established itself as one of the industry’s most profitable and highly regarded companies by continually improving the quality of its work product and the opportunities for its employees.

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