Caddell is a pacesetter for environmental design and construction in its worldwide projects and has been recognized by Engineering News Record as among the nation’s “greenest” contractors, based on our consistent sustainable construction practices and principles. Caddell was practicing sustainable design and construction long before it gained industry prominence. Recycling paper and valuable metals; using demolished materials onsite for fill and stabilization; mulching waste from site clearing and grubbing for project landscaping, these have been standard Caddell practices for more than 33 years. We also have extensive experience and expertise in environmental permitting and compliance in foreign countries. We have helped our customers expedite resolution of difficult environmental challenges and have maintained an outstanding record and reputation with environmental agencies worldwide.

Caddell has likewise become a leader among LEED contractors with numerous LEED Gold and Silver projects, including initiatives that represented important environmental milestones in their building sectors. Caddell has a total of 70 current and completed preconstruction and construction LEED projects valued at $5.1B. We have 15 LEED Accredited Professionals and 7 LEED Green Associates on staff and are experienced in the application of LEED criteria to assure LEED certification at any level. Nine projects have been designed for LEED Silver and exceeded the requirements to achieve LEED Gold.


U.S. EMBASSY Bujumbura

U.S. EMBASSY | Bujumbura


The U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi achieved a built-to-last sustainable structure integrated into the local natural and cultural environment.

U.S. EMBASSY Santa Domingo

U.S. Embassy | Panama


Design and construction of a new seven-building embassy compound featuring distinctive architectural features and landscaping.

FCI Aliceville, AL

Federal Correctional Institution | Aliceville, AL


The recently completed  Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Aliceville, Alabama is the first FCI to achieve LEED Silver.


U.S. Embassy | Panama


Caddell’s design/build of the U.S. Embassy in Panama was among the first of the Standard Embassy Designs to achieve LEED Certified.