If you have a residential construction project and want to learn more about Ed's construction project management services, click here to learn how Ed can reduce your stress and make the project run smoother. 

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VIDEO PRESENTATIONS

Be informed, entertained, and enlightened as you listen to Ed share stories from his 30 plus years of construction experience. You'll hear him share lessons he's learned from the diverse and unique projects and why he's come to be known as the Zen Builder. 

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ABOUT ED EARL

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Ed Earl is the principal of Priority 1 Projects, an Owners Representative and Construction Project Management firm based in San Diego, California. Ed has 25 years of construction experience and an MBA from Stanford University. He has represented owners on a wide variety of construction projects from a 27,000sf estate home to a safari camp rebuild in Africa. Ed is also a business coach working exclusively with contractors to help them increase both their profitability and enjoyment in their construction company.

He promotes an approach to construction project management he terms “collaborative construction” which is based on open communication, trust and shared objectives. Ed has been nicknamed ‘The Zen Builder’ as a 20 year practitioner of Zen Buddhism and has studied under Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Ed was also the project manager for the construction of a nunnery complex at Deer Park Monastery in San Diego which incorporates sustainable design and green building techniques including straw bale construction. Ed is an energetic, talented national speaker with a passion for green building projects and helping contractors reduce conflict in their business and eliminate drama with their customers.

CONTACT THE ZEN BUILDER

For information about The Zen Builder presentations or to book Ed Earl for an upcoming engagement, please complete the form below.

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CLIENTS AND REVIEWS

Ed’s presentation was the 6th highest rated education session out of over 130 sessions at the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

2017 NAHB INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW