News : Green Collar Careers: Shane Carter, Pres. and Owner of Ridgeview Construction

Nov 27, 2013

Originally published in The New Hampshire on November 26th, 2013. 

By Theresa Conn

Ridgeview Construction, based out of Deerfield, N.H., has been one of New England’s premier sustainable contractors for nearly a decade.

Specializing in eco-friendly construction, Ridgeview builds and renovates homes with both the environment and the local community in mind.

President and Owner Shane Carter, 41, created Ridgeview in 2005 after realizing that there was a need for environmentally conscious contractors in the region. By utilizing breakthrough building practices, working with nature and giving back to the community.

Along with helping his company grow, Carter has also been intimately involved in the community: He sits on the New Hampshire Green Building Council, is a part of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of New Hampshire, and volunteers at Habitat for Humanity.

Although “sustainability” has become just a buzzword to many people, the concept means much more to Carter.

“Sustainability is part of the fabric of who I am,” Carter said. “It’s the foundation on which I base my interactions with the world. Whether it’s the way I run my business or how I live my personal life, I try to live in a sustainable way, a way that has as little impact on the environment as possible.”

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