Corenic Construction Group was named a Certified Environmentally Responsible Contractor (CERC) on May 27th, 2020. This certification is awarded to contractors who are leading the construction industry by implementing best management practices to minimize the risk of releasing toxic and hazardous pollutants into the environment.

Corenic is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) based in Washington DC and licensed in Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland. The company specializes in a variety of construction projects ranging from design, engineering, construction, project management, and planning. Managing Director Brunson L. Cooper established Corenic in 2009. Brunson L. Cooper has more than 24 years of experience in the construction industry and has established himself as a well-respected contractor in the architectural and engineering community.

Corenic has completed over 1,000 projects and has deep experience in constructing interior offices for Government end-users in leased facilities. Their extensive portfolio includes projects for Government Departments and their agencies, such as the Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Services, Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Census Bureau, the DC Department of Health and Department of General Services for the District of Columbia Public Schools.

It’s important that we protect our environment so that we have a healthy place to live and leave the world in good place for the generations coming behind us.

James A. Morrow IIIGeneral Manager

In addition to being a CERC, Corenic is a General Contractor certified with the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) and the local chapter of the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC). They also hold the SBA’s 8(a) certification and several local certifications including Washington DC’s CBE, Prince George’s County Maryland Small Business Certification, and Howard County’s Minority Business Certification.

The company is committed to excellence and superb customer service with a mission to offer high quality, customer-focused construction services.

About CERC

Certified Environmentally Responsible Contractors (CERC) is a new certification program that aims to promote environmentally responsible contractors by helping them stand out from the lesser-qualified competition and win more bids. Contractors can become certified by establishing an environmental risk management plan through broadened pollution insurance and Pollution Prevention Practices provided by Environmental Risk Professionals.

About Environmental Risk Professionals

Environmental Risk Professionals is a team of highly experienced risk professionals determined to help contractors and other business owners minimize pollution claims. Through Pollution Prevention Practices, Operation and Maintenance Plans and other services, Environmental Risk Professionals helps businesses understand their risk exposure and in turn, mitigate potential claims and effects on the environment. Learn more about Environmental Risk Professionals by visiting