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  • 25
    Sep

    The Difference Between Conventional and Structurally Engineered Buildings

    Everything we do these days is fast. We can order our groceries before we leave work and have them ready to be loaded into our car on the way home. Need clothes, electronics, even furniture? Spend a few minutes online, click a button, and within a day or two...

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  • 22
    Sep

    The History of Structurally Pre-Engineered Buildings

    To understand the history of structurally pre-engineered buildings, it helps to understand the history of fire. As in, things catching on fire.  As in, that’s not good.  In the 18th century, mill towns began to spring up all over the United States, bringing with them all the trades that...

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  • 21
    Sep

    Budget Roofing: The Best Options for Your Roof’s Next Upgrade

    When choosing a new home, few of us stop to contemplate the lifespan and quality of the roof. Like the four walls that keep a house up, it is often thought that the roof is a permanent structure that you simply do not have to worry about. However, this...

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  • 20
    Sep

    5 Important HVAC Maintenance Tips to Prepare for the Winter

    Autumn is almost here—and that means Old Man Winter is just around the corner. It also means it’s the perfect time to make sure your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) unit is ready to handle the coming onslaught of the winter months. A poorly maintained system will mean...

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  • 18
    Sep

    How to Check If Your Commercial Building Has HVAC Inefficiencies

    If you’re operating a commercial building, inefficiencies in your HVAC systems are costing you big time. Below, we’ll outline the top things to check to make sure that you aren’t losing money without even knowing it. 1. Check for Leaks The ductwork that is damaged or just old can...

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  • 18
    Sep

    Everything You Need to Know About Construction Budgeting

    The construction industry is notorious for two things: going over budget and missing deadlines. That’s not a hot reputation. After all, going over budget means that the whole profitability of the venture is immediately thrown out of wack. So the question arises: how can construction companies avoid this common...

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  • 17
    Sep

    Does Conventional Building Have a Future?

    The future of the conventional building is assuredly an interesting one because of the many changes that both impact and are driving fast-paced transformation in the construction industry. Builders now have more options when it comes to controlling budgets by harnessing the power of computer software analytics to optimize...

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  • 16
    Sep

    How to Save Money on Home Renovation

    Even if you want to build a house from scratch or you want a simple renovation work for your current home, it will always be useful to save some money, regardless of the project you are involved in. The first tip is to look with the architect and builders...

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  • 15
    Sep

    7 Special MEP Factors to Consider when Designing Extraction Facilities

    Designing and building a cannabis production facility is not an easy task. It does not matter if you are a small scale production facility or a large one; the task is complex. You have to consider many things, including extraction machines, planning process flow, and even getting your permits...

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  • 14
    Sep

    How to Design Your Bathroom: A Simple Guide

    When it comes to worthwhile home upgrades, there’s a reason bathroom remodels are ranked #1. More than the resale value and good looks, bathrooms are among the most important rooms in a home. More than any other room, if a bathroom’s not clean in its hygiene or design, it...

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  • 14
    Sep

    8 Office Construction Mistakes That You Need to Avoid

    With over 50% of Americans working from home, slowly but surely, we’re seeing people start to trickle back into their office spaces. Before your team comes back, you may be contemplating making changes to your office to better support your team’s comfort and safety. Therein lies the reason why...

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  • 09
    Sep

    Things to Consider When Planning an Office Design

    Planning the design of an office space can be quite exciting. You want to make all your dreams of what an office should be like to come to life and ensure comfort and productivity in the process. Whether this is your first office or you’re designing a new one,...

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  • 07
    Sep

    7 Essential MEP Trends You Must Know in 2020

    The mechanical, electrical, and plumbing industry are always changing, and the trends that are coming from the introduction of modern technology could be mind-blowing if its thing you never saw coming. The world is indeed changing, and the MEP industry is no exception. However, there’s no need to panic...

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  • 05
    Sep

    8 Signs Your Office Needs a Commercial Remodel

    Did you know that 60% to 80% of employee injuries are caused by workplace stress? As an employer, it’s your responsibility to ensure that employees are safe and the workplace is conducive. You can achieve this by providing the right office essentials and improving the weak parts of your...

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  • 04
    Sep

    How to Design a Metal Building: The Complete Guide

    The world has changed seemingly overnight. Suddenly, many consumers and business owners have found a need for more space. A metal building is a cost-effective solution for meeting the need for more residential or commercial space. However, there are quite a few things that you must consider for the...

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  • 03
    Sep

    Tips For Safe Roof Repair and Replacement In The Time of COVID-19

    This is an article in the series adapting to the pandemic, where we intend to share useful tips for making it through these troublesome times. The COVID-19 pandemic may have disrupted our everyday lives, but the fact remains that, with or without the coronavirus, things at home are bound to...

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  • 02
    Sep

    What to Know Before Working With an MEP Engineer

    During the construction of any building, MEP engineers are crucial to the success of the project. Buildings are complex structures that require many specialized individuals to handle the planning of each aspect. MEP stands for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing. MEP engineers oversee the design and installation of the heating...

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  • 01
    Sep

    What is a Duplex: Everything You Need to Know

    No one would turn down living in their dream home free of charge, yet many fail to realize that investing in a duplex provides you with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to significantly lower your living expenses. A duplex, also known as a multi-unit or multifamily property, is a small set...

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  • 01
    Sep

    Home Remodeling You Can Do To Increase The Value Of Your Home

    Remodeling your home is a great idea, especially if you are thinking about putting your home up for sale through a real estate brokerage. Home improvement projects are a great way to drive up the value of your home. From tackling things like remodeling the kitchen to adding a...

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  • 30
    Aug

    The Basics of Plumbing: 6 Facts All Homeowners Should Know

    As a homeowner, you probably spend little to no time thinking about your plumbing. Unless there is a problem, your plumbing is an essential component of your home that typically goes unnoticed. However, keeping your plumbing running correctly is important, for your health and your comfort. For this reason,...

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