RCAS has a very lengthy and comprehensive plan for future building and remodeling. I would encourage anyone who thinks “there is no plan” to attend one of the informational meetings held throughout our community. Not only has the plan been heavily modified, trimming any fat that would have been present, but also addressing sustainability so that an investment today will be heavily rewarded in the future.
Perhaps most importantly, energy efficiency is addressed. The new schools will have better insulation, windows, and building material. Through heat recovery methods, geothermal design, utilization of wind energy, and updated lighting, the schools will consume much less energy. In addition to saving on energy, the buildings and remodels have been designed with low maintenance material.
The updating of our schools is perhaps one of the most important steps we as a community can take in moving us all forward. Rapid City tomorrow will only be what we create for our youth today. I would much rather build today with the future in mind rather than chance tomorrow. One thing is for sure, costs of construction, material, land, and education will certainly cost more, later.
I’m voting Yes RCAS. There’s a plan, a good one.
Joe Hockett RCS Construction Business Development Manager
We would like to welcome Joe Hockett as our Business Development Manager! Joe is from Winner, South Dakota. Joe’s background includes a Bachelor of Arts in English, All-American status in track and cross country, certified level 1 wine sommelier, and years of residential and commercial construction experience. We are glad you are here!
RCS Construction is pleased to announce the recent hire of Grant Herbener, who will join the team as an Assistant Project Manager. Grant graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in Construction Management. Welcome to the team, Grant!