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A simple reorganization of existing space and thoughtful material choices maximize efficiency and “green” appeal.
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In 1983, after working on my own for several years, I started Buck Brothers Construction (BBC) with my brother, Joe. We built the company slowly: At first we did all the work ourselves; then we started subbing out the mechanicals; then we hired carpenters; and finally we developed an office staff.
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