Turner Construction Company Recognized as the Leading Green Builder in the United States

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Engineering News-Record’s annual Green Sourcebook once again recognizes Turner as the largest green contractor.

We share our clients' commitment to constructing buildings that are energy and water efficient while reducing operating costs and environmental impacts.

Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that Engineering News-Record’s annual Green Sourcebook recognizes Turner as the number one green builder in the country, performing more than $5.4 billion in green work in 2014. This figure represents the efforts of approximately 20,000 workers completing more than $100 million in sustainable construction every week.

In addition to the top honor, Turner was ranked first in the construction of sustainable healthcare, education, manufacturing and industrial, and sports and entertainment facilities, second in commercial spaces, and fourth in multi-unit residential spaces.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized for our consistent performance as the number one green builder for each of the last eight years,” said Michael Deane, Turner’s chief sustainability officer. He continued, “This impressive record of achievement speaks to how important healthy and productive places to live and work are to our clients. We share their commitment to constructing buildings that are energy and water efficient while reducing operating costs and environmental impacts.”

Notable recent green projects include Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, California, The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, New York, the Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, Georgia, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the Bell Helicopter Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.

About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $10 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.

HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business.

With about 53,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 22 billion in FY 2014, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world’s major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.de/press.

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