For Immediate Release – November 17, 2011
Contact: Amalia Piehl
Address: 13040 W. Lisbon Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone: (262) 781-4100
Fax: (262) 781-6300
E-mail: [email protected]
Janesville, Wis. — On December 1, 2011 at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, in Madison, WI, J. P. Cullen & Sons, Inc. (Cullen) along with the City of Whitewater, Whitewater Community Development Authority, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Eppstein Uhen Architects will receive the Build Wisconsin Award for New Construction from the Associated General Contractors Association of Wisconsin (AGC). Cullen was the construction manager for the Innovation Center with Eppstein Uhen as the architect.
In support of the project’s new award, the Innovation Center has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification. The final LEED rating reflects 39 documented and approved points under the LEED for New Construction rating system. The Innovation Center is an inventive example of sustainable design that demonstrates leadership in transforming the building industry and for future developmental success within south central Wisconsin. The Gold certification is the second highest accreditation behind Platinum that is given by the U.S. Green Building Council.
J. P. Cullen & Sons, Inc. is a 119-year-old general contracting and construction management firm with additional divisions for industrial, concrete, and masonry services. Cullen was named as one of the Top 100 construction management firms in the nation by ENR magazine. The firm is a member of the Associated General Contractors of America Milwaukee and Wisconsin Chapters. Cullen is the recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business Ethics and Integrity and the winner of five national awards for partnering and total project performance. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located in Janesville, Wis., with a Milwaukee Division office in Brookfield, Wis. Further information can be found on our Web site at www.jpcullen.com, our blog at www.jpcullen.blogspot.com, or on Facebook.