Harnessing Technology

By Jeremy Meek Using technology to leverage our efforts and productivity is ingrained in the culture of Team DSC® . Photo courtesy of Wikipedia** While we are implementing a variety of tools on a daily basis, this tradition of leveraging technology to add value to our clients and partners started way back on August 15, 1981 with Jerry’s purchase of one of the first IBM PC1’s. This allowed DSC to create and print documents as well as … Read More

IBMPS1

Tried and True: The Value of Time-Honored Relationships

By Jerry Meek TRUST, INTEGRITY, AND OPEN COMMUNICATION ARE AT THE HEART OF MANY TIME-HONORED PARTNERSHIPS. As the saying goes, “Time will tell.” When it comes to completing a large-scale custom project such as “La Grande Maison”, time is extremely valuable. From start to finish, the entire team diligently worked together on this incredible project to consistently deliver the most value for the homeowners’ time and investment. One way we made sure this happened was … Read More

La Grande Maison

Integrated Project Delivery – Your Key to a Remarkable Building Experience

Integrated Project Delivery is a foundation upon which your entire team is encouraged to work harmoniously to ensure you receive the best value for your custom residential or commercial project. The building of your custom home or commercial project deserves the highest standard of quality and professionalism. The sophistication and complexity of your project requires a first-class team of professionals including your architect, designer, and builder. These key individuals must be capable of harmoniously working … Read More

Integrated Project Delivery

Sustainability: A Truly Holistic Approach

True sustainability pertains to a holistic system that maintains its own capacity by using techniques that allow for continual reuse of resources. Building a custom home focused on reaching the highest standard of sustainability requires your construction team to be especially mindful of a variety of green building guidelines, especially when looking to attain LEED, Scottsdale Green Building Program or Net Zero Energy status. The new residential chapter of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code … Read More

Sustainability

CONGRATULATIONS JESSE!

We’re proud to announce that through the DSC continuing education program, Superintendent Jesse Hintz recently completed his Bachelor of Science in Technology Management from Utah Valley University! We sat down with Jesse to talk about his accomplishment. Here’s what he had to say… “It’s surreal to finally have my diploma in my hands. I didn’t go the normal route to finish my degree. After the first couple of years taking some core classes, I took a bit … Read More

College Degree Jesse Hintz

Team DSC Climbs To The Top… Together

By Kasey Shobe Team DSC decided to celebrate Earth Day 2014 on the rocks. More specifically, we held a team building event and went rock climbing at AZ on the Rocks. Everyone showed up in their most comfortable clothing and tight fitting shoes. Of course, Jesse was ready to race to the top of the mountain in his best rock climbing gear.               We completed a series of group … Read More

Rock Climbing Team DSC 2014

Miele, Woodcrest, and Team DSC Cook Up A Fine Evening

By Matt Rulapaugh On Wednesday, April 16th, Team DSC® met up with the crew from Woodcrest Fine Cabinetry & Design at the Miele kitchen showroom for what was to be a fun night of hands on cooking. To our surprise, we did very little cooking, as the reps at Miele decided to change things up a bit and provide us with a fully cooked meal.  A little disappointing since I love to cook, but sometimes it … Read More

Espresso Miele 2014

Impressions of the 2014 NAHB New American Home

By Jeremy Meek Team DSC® had the great opportunity to tour through the 31st National Association of Home Builder’s (NAHB) New American Home in Henderson, Nevada as part of the annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) 2014 held in January. The home features a variety of contemporary leaning design styles by Architect Berkus Design and Interior Designer Marc-Michaels Interior Design. Various elements of the home are geared towards multi-generational and adaptive living. Lots of clean lines are incorporated throughout without causing … Read More

HAHB New American Home

DSC @ The NAHB International Builders Show (IBS)

By Carol Meek DSC Sustainability Programs Manager Jeremy Meek and DSC President Jerry Meek took a trip out to Las Vegas, Nevada this past January to attend the 2014 NAHB International Builder’s Show (IBS). Over 75,000 building industry professionals attended this diverse showcase featuring over 1500 exhibitors, 80+ speakers, and an impressive array of building, technology, and sustainability classes, workshops, and lectures. During the conference, the duo had the opportunity to meet with some of … Read More

IBS Las Vegas Year of the Dragon

HIGH PERFORMANCE FORUM with DARREN HARDY

By Jerry Meek My wife Carol and I arrived at Torrey Pines Golf Resort in La Jolla, CA on January 12, 2014 to begin what would be the most amazing business experience of my career as a luxury home builder: High Performance Forum by New York Times best–selling author and publisher of SUCCESS Magazine, Darren Hardy. No cell phones or electronic devices for the entire time, and yes, laser focus was a prerequisite. I was … Read More

Building A Better Future Together with Darren Hardy