Barbara Stokes Spearheading Relief Construction Efforts Amidst Disasters

When natural disasters strike, they leave many communities in dire need of help as they destroy homes and belongings. Some people are accommodated by relatives and friends as other receive rental aid. For others, the US government places them on manufactured housing units. Green Structure Homes (GSH) of Alabama, LLC have gone ahead to make sure that these structures have better safety enhancements. GSH is a Disaster Relief Construction Contractor based in Huntsville and was awarded a $28.5 M contract by FEMA to build homes for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

When announcing the news, GSH CEO Barbara Stokes said that the contract would involve making modular homes in eight states of Virginia, North Carolina, Louisiana, Alabama, Texas, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Florida. GSH was founded in 2008 by Barbara Stokes and Scott Stokes and uses engineering, proprietary designs, and manufacturing techniques for the government and private sector clients. Barbara Stokes holds a B.S in Biomedical Engineering and Physics from Mercer University where she graduated in 2001. Read more about Barbara Stokes at WDRB.com.

She has studied thermodynamics, manufacturing, technical communication, management, and structures. Barbara Stokes worked earlier at Boeing and Pisces Corporation and acquired vast knowledge and experience in manufacturing.

GSH uses steel and modular wood frames to construct homes with modern touches and use innovative technologies to make them environmentally compliant and energy saving. Their technology makes homes easier to build taking less time, giving their projects more accuracy and hardly import labor. GSH works across North America in planning, constructing, delivering modular residential and commercial structures. Their structures use modern technologies and are pest, mold, and mildew resistant, as well as up to 130mph of hurricane-rated structural integrity. Exterior design is of executive homes while the inside can be customized to customers taste.

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Some of their works include designing and manufacturing of a private Mississippi’s student housing, designed and engineered 82 gates for the Navy, built and made instalments of 12 structures for the US Air Force, and security bollards for the US Army. Others include 125 disaster shelters to help FEMA, the building of UL rated Level 8 modular guard shacks that are bullet resistant, land planning, engineering, on-site construction, and installation of complete Turn-Key 262 residential and commercial structures complete.

GSH offers in-house services such as architecture design using AutoCAD 2000 with 3D renderings, Civil and Structural services that are IRC and IBC compliant, professional management and ownership, finish on-site utility installation and coordination among others. Learn more about Barbara Stokes at Crunchbase.