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Press and Awards

(Pictured above: NAU President Dr. Rita Cheng accepting the award on behalf of the KCS & NAU project team for the NAU International Pavilion at the Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards Gala on September 10, 2016.)

September 2016: NAU International Pavilion Recognized for Environmental Excellence 
Deemed a "building of the future," Northern Arizona University's LEED Platinum Certified International Pavilion earned the coveted President's Award (Best of Show) and the Crescordia Award in the 36th Annual Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world.

Read the article in the NAU News

September 2016: KCS Serves as Pacesetter Company for United Way of Northern Arizona Fundraiser
KCS served as a Pacesetter Company and raised $28,070 for United Way of Northern Arizona, KCS' largest campaign to date!

August 2016: NAU International Pavilion Wins ENR Southwest's 2016 Best Projects Award
The NAU International Pavilion was the recipient of ENR Southwest's 2016 Best Projects Award in the Green Building Category. ENR Southwest's 2016 Best Projects competition is open to projects in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico.

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April 2014: KCS in NAU News - "Net-zero pavilion provides much-needed space while saving energy"
KCS is currently constructing NAU’s International Pavilion, which will be the university’s first net-zero facility, defined as a structure with energy use equaling the amount of renewable energy created on-site.

Read the article in the NAU News

September 2014: KCS Serves as Pacesetter Company for United Way of Northern Arizona Fundraiser
KCS served as a Pacesetter Company and raised $24,308 for United Way of Northern Arizona.

September 2013: KCS Serves as Pacesetter Company for United Way of Northern Arizona Fundraiser
KCS served as a Pacesetter Company and raised $23,422 for United Way of Northern Arizona.

August 2012: KCS Participates in the American Cancer Society's Climb to Conquer Cancer
The KCS team raised over $1,000, making KCS' team one of the top 75 Flagstaff Climb to Conquer Cancer teams.

September 2012: KCS Serves as Pacesetter Company for 2012 United Way of Northern Arizona Fundraiser
KCS served as a Pacesetter Company and raised over $23,000 for United Way of Northern Arizona.

July 2011: KCS Recognized as one of the Top 50 General Contractors
KCS was recognized as one of the "Top 50 General Contractors in the Southwest" by Engineering News Record (ENR) Southwest.

October 2010: KCS Receives Second Consecutive Outstanding Safety Award from SCF Arizona
The KCS safety program, which includes the development of customized, project-specific safety plans for each KCS project, has earned two consecutive "Outstanding Safety Awards" from SCF Arizona, our Arizona worker’s compensation provider. 

September 2010: Highlands Fire Station No. 23 Receives Coconino County Advanced Award for Sustainability
Highlands Fire Station No. 23 is the recipient of the 2010 "Coconino County Advanced Award for Sustainability". 

June 2010: MNA Easton Collection Center Receives BIG Green Award
The Museum of Northern Arizona Easton Collection Center is the recipient of the "Commercial Green Building Award" presented by the USGBC Arizona Chapter, the Southwest Build-It-Green Expo, and the Arizona Department of Real Estate on behalf of The BIG Green Awards (Build-It-Green).

April 2010: KCS Recognized as Top 25 Green Building Contractors
KCS was selected by Southwest Contractor as one of the "Top 25 Green Builders".

April 2010: KCS Recognized as one of the Top General Contractors of 2010
KCS was recognized by Southwest Contractor as one of 2010’s "Top General Contractors".

February 2010: Sedona-Oak Creek USD PV System Receives Award of Excellence
The Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District Photovoltaic System is the recipient of the "Award of Excellence" presented by Keep Sedona Beautiful (KSB).

November 2009: Highlands Fire Station No. 25 Receives Design Award
Highlands Fire Station No. 25 is the recipient of the "Gold Design Excellence Award" in the Satellite Category by Fire Chief Magazine.

November 2009: MNA Easton Collection Center Claims “Greenest” Building in the Nation
The Museum of Northern Arizona Easton Collection Center is the recipient of McGraw-Hill Companies’ 2009 "Best of the Best Award" in the Green Building category.

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September 2009: MNA Easton Collection Center Wins Regional Award
The Museum of Northern Arizona Easton Collection Center is the recipient of Southwest Contractor’s 2009 "Best of the Best Award" in the Green Building category.

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July 2009: KCS Awarded National Estimating Award
The Northern Arizona University Union Dining Hall Expansion project took home top honors for the national "Best Project Estimate Challenge" sponsored by the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) and Design Cost Data Magazine.

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April 2009: KCS Recognized as Top 140 General Contractors
KCS was recognized as one of the "Top 140 General Contractors" by Southwest Contractor.

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