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Smart Building Pros & Cons

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A smart building is any structure that uses automated processes to control the building’s operations. These functions could include HVAC, lighting, security, and other systems. Smart buildings make occupants more productive with better lighting, environmental comfort, air quality, physical safety, and sanitation. All smart buildings have one thing in common, that is integration with a […]

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Ribbon-cutting at BOSS Snowplow expansion

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BOSS Snowplow recently had a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate completion of a 44,140-square-feet expansion to its manufacturing facility in Iron Mountain. From left, representing BOSS and the companies that worked on the project are: Paul Hudson and Brian Netzel of Performa architecture, engineering and design in DePere, Wis.; Stan Kaczmarek, Gundlach Champion of Iron Mountain, […]

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How to Avoid Common Construction Errors

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While every industry has the potential for errors to occur, because of the scope and details involved in construction the chances may be higher. However, focusing on specific areas can lessen the occurrence of problems. The following are three areas to ensure a successful and safe construction project. Safety Safety is a top priority on […]

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2021 Construction Trends

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Growth Markets A Dodge Study finds that several markets are expected to see growth in 2021. Warehouse construction will lead the way because of e-commerce giants needing to grow logistics infrastructure. Office starts will expand with the increase in data centers and renovations to existing space. Commercial building are expected to grow 5% in 2021. […]

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Construction Forecasts for 2021

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With the challenging year that was 2020 behind us, what does 2021 hold for contractors? The following are a few predictions to help you plan for the new year. A Slow Recovery A study by the Dodge reports of 2020 saw a 14% decline in the dollar value of construction starts. With a predicted increase […]

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Types of Steel Framing

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In today’s construction industry, the use of structural steel framing is on the rise for building highly resistant and durable roofs, walls, and floors of buildings. Steel framing is sustainable, cost-effective, and adaptable and can be used in a wide variety of commercial building projects. The following are several types of steel framing and its […]