Press Releases

Wight & Company Strengthens Integrated Design Capabilities with Introduction of MEP Engineering Group

Oct 19, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in architecture, engineering and construction solutions, has strengthened its integrated design capabilities and sustainable design/LEED consulting practice with the addition of a new engineering group that focuses on mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), as well as fire protection. The company also announced that Sudesh Saraf, PE, LEED AP, has joined the company as director of the new MEP engineering practice, which will be housed within the firm’s Darien headquar


A Deep Green Home for Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Oct 08, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions, is pleased to announce that the upcoming AIA NEI committee on the environment's talk will be a presentation about Hidden Oaks Nature Center, a recently completed project in Bolingbrook, Ill.


Wight & Company Honored in Best of 2009 Award Competition

Sep 28, 2009
Wight & Company has received an Award of Merit in the Green Building category in Midwest Construction’s Best of 2009 competition.


ZweigWhite Designates Wight & Company as a “Hot Firm”

Sep 25, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions, was named in “The Zweig Letter Hot Firm 2009 List” as one of the 200 fastest-growing firms in the country.


Six Wight & Company Projects Receive LEED® Gold Certification

Sep 22, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions, recently earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for six of its projects.


Everest Academy opened its doors to welcome students at its new academic facility in Lemont, IL

Sep 09, 2009
Wight & Company, a leading K-12 design and construction firm, joined officials from Everest Academy (formerly White Pines Academy) on Tuesday, September 8, 2009, in welcoming the community and students to their new academic facility located on Bell Road in Lemont, Ill.


Wight & Company breaks ground for American Academy of Sleep Medicine Headquarters

Jul 29, 2009
Darien, IL (July 29, 2009) – Wight & Company (Wight) and American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, July 9, 2009 for the new AASM corporate headquarters. Approximately 50 people attended the ceremony to kick-off the construction of the new building, which was designed, and is being built by Wight & Company.


Hidden Oaks Nature Center opens on the first day of summer

Jun 20, 2009
Bolingbrook Park District opens new Hidden Oaks Nature Center: Wight & Company designed and built the Nature Center to LEED® Platinum standards


Village of Lemont Opens New Police Facility

May 06, 2009
The new building will provide the Lemont Police Department with state-of-the-art facilities to fulfill the Department’s need for decades to come


Albert Mark, AIA, LEED AP, joins Wight & Company as Project Executive in their Chicago Office

May 05, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions for the built environment, announced today that Albert Mark, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the company as Project Executive. Mark, 55, will work in Wight’s Chicago office.


Groundbreaking for Naperville Central High School is May 27th

Apr 30, 2009
Wight & Company provides 21st Century Learning Environment


Groundbreaking for Naperville North HS projects set for May 11th

Apr 29, 2009
Wight & Company’s innovative designs balance distinct architecture and modern amenities


Leanne Meyer-Smith, AIA, LEED AP, joins Wight & Company as Senior Project Manager

Mar 16, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions for the built environment, announced today the addition of Leanne Meyer-Smith, AIA, LEED AP, as a senior project manager


Balancing Historic Architecture, Sustainablity and Modern Amenities

Mar 01, 2009
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205, in Elmhurst, IL, welcomed the public to tour the newly renovated and expanded Hawthorne Elementary School. A special dedication to celebrate the completion of the school's $16M makeover was held in September.


Naperville Community Unit School District 203

Feb 27, 2009
Early Childhood Center groundbreaking set for March 18


Wight & Company Wins Recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois

Feb 18, 2009
Projects for DuPage County Division of Transportation and Elmhurst College Win at the 38th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Competition


Bell Aquaculture

Jan 15, 2009
Bell Aquaculture Announces Completion of Corporate Headquarters and Processing Facilities in Redkey, IN, for Nation's Largest Yellow Perch Farm


Citi Achieves LEED Gold Certification for Chicago Office Space

Dec 16, 2008
US Green Building Councils recognition highlights companys long-term efforts to address global climate change