Certifications

One of the ways Samet Corporation differentiates itself amongst other general contractors is through our time-tested process and experience in state-of-the- art construction techniques. We continually invest in strengthening our capabilities, so that our team’s expertise remains at the forefront of our industry. Our recent professional certifications and recognition demonstrate Samet’s leadership across a range of important areas.

ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering)

Certified Healthcare Constructor Certification

Samet’s Healthcare project team includes associates who have earned the CHC designation through ASHE. By obtaining and renewing this prestigious industry certification, our team stays abreast of the latest codes, guidelines, and best practices in healthcare construction.

Benefits to our clients include:

  • Ability to identify issues, risks, and construction solutions specific to healthcare projects early in the design phase.
  • A team which is equipped with specialized knowledge to ensure projects are completed successfully, including:
    • Healthcare-specific construction practices
    • Construction risk assessments
    • Infection control risk assessments
    • Interim life safety measures
    • Facility and security considerations
    • Current codes and construction guidelines from ASHE, NFPA, CDC, AIA and DHSR

North Carolina Building Star

NC Dept. of Labor – Occupational Safety & Health Division (OSHNC) Samet has maintained the North Carolina Building Star designation since 2003, and we were one of the first General Contractors in the state to earn this honor.

The Carolina Star program recognizes companies with comprehensive safety and health programs for employees and subcontractors. To be Building Star-certified, a company must have injury and illness incident rates and lost workday case rates 50% below the federal average for its type of business.

Benefits to our clients include:

  • Superior risk management on each project
  • Lower insurance costs which helps Samet deliver a better value

LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design)

Samet is a U.S. Green Building Council member, and many Samet associates have earned LEED AP (Accredited Professional) or LEED Green Associate status by demonstrating their thorough understanding of green building practices and principles.

As an early adopter of sustainable building practices, we help our clients address environmental concerns, incorporate the use of "green" materials, and create energy efficiencies in their new buildings.

Benefits to our clients include:

  • Achieving operational cost savings during a building’s life cycle
  • Supporting environmental sustainability