Category: Commercial

Sustainable Building Design
Commercial

5 Considerations for Sustainable Building Design

When it comes to building a new commercial or residential location, it’s important to consider all the sustainable construction options available. In the past, only certain specialty contractors were considered “green” builders. Nowadays, around one-third of all builders in the U.S. strive to work with sustainable building materials. So, as a builder, what do you

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Innovative Manufacturing Trends for Colorado Breweries
Commercial

3 Innovative Manufacturing Trends for Colorado Breweries

If you live in Colorado and dabble in the brewery business at all, you know that the state has a particularly competitive bunch of brewers. Owner of some of the best brewers and breweries in America, Colorado is chock-full of beer enthusiasts all looking to get a leg up on one another.  Perhaps this is

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Energy Savings
Commercial

Energy Savings Checklist for Commercial Buildings

Though commercial buildings are often considered to be ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation in architecture and building design, it seems as though residential homes are further ahead on the trend in focusing on energy efficiency. This is a concern since the majority of energy usage within the US is from commercial

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Detention Pond
Commercial

Rethinking Detention Ponds to Make Better Use of Extra Space

As a commercial business owner, sometimes the only option for stormwater management is to create a detention pond. Especially if your land is mostly covered with impervious concrete or asphalt, the need for a place to detain the stormwater that falls throughout the year will be very real. Simple stormwater drain inlets won’t get the

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Commercial

The Best Screeding Levels For 2020

Gone are the days when you could just ‘eyeball’ or roughly estimate how flat the level of a construction ground looked. Now, contractors have access to tools that give them the ability to accurately measure every inch of their project – and build everything with superior precision. This is why screeding levels are one of

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Building Materials

Everything You Should Know About HafcoVac

In many commercial industries, dust explosions caused by the intersection of flammable dust and electric components in vacuums in a huge safety concern. These explosions can range from startling to deadly, and everybody who works in or owns a commercial space where these might occur should be heavily invested in preventing them at all costs.

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Building Materials

Building Materials Company Spotlight: Avanti Systems

Avanti Systems is currently at the forefront of interior glass wall technology and applications. They provide acoustic solutions and other glazed products for interior use like Avanti door systems and operable walls. They cater mostly to commercial businesses and companies but their design team can work with any type of client. They have been in

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Commercial

Manufacturing Plants Drainage Design And Considerations

More and more people rely on prepared foods to feed their families these days. Because of this, food safety has become the number one priority for many businesses and corporations that are involved in food processing and manufacturing. With more food production, food poisoning becomes a factor that has affected many people in the United

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slot drain
Commercial

A New Way to Drain: Benefits of Slot Drains

For a long time, there were not many options when it came to drainage systems. There were various types of trench drains, but not much else. However, times have changed and now businesses have a new, better option available to them: slot drains. Here are some of the great benefits of going with slotted drains

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fiber cement siding
Commercial

6 Benefits of Fiber Cement Siding in Residential Construction

Ever since the introduction of fiber cement siding, people have been gravitating towards it more and more as a means of not only protecting their home from the elements, but providing increased energy efficiency along with other benefits. There are some skeptics out there who say fiber cement siding is brittle and expensive to install,

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