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September 7, 2018 The Approaching Storm: The Value of Strong Construction During Hurricane Season The 2017 hurricane season, which included Harvey, Maria, Irma, and other major storms, turned out to be the most expensive in U.S. history. The death toll from ...Keep Reading
By Antonio Rezic
August 6, 2018 Stormwater Management: Pollutant Reduction The amount of pollutants is increasing in our waterways due to the growing number of vehicles on our roadways and the growing population. During a rainstorm, ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
July 25, 2018 Stormwater Management: Choosing the Best Tools to Reduce Runoff Whether you are designing a new site or working on a re-development, it is essential to incorporate stormwater management best practices during and after ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
April 19, 2018 Why Masonry Continues to Lead With so many beneficial properties, masonry remains a solid choice for a variety of building and project types across the globe – from high-end public projects ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
January 17, 2018 Delivering Comfort with Building Science You don’t have to have an engineering degree and you don’t need to be a PhD to want to improve your living conditions. In fact, we all do something to improve ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
October 18, 2017 Fire Stations Resolve a Code Dilemma with Masonry Bill Howell, architect and president of The Howell Group, Inc. in Marietta, Georgia, has designed 29 fire stations in the State of Georgia in the past 25 to 30 ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
September 21, 2017 Fighting Fire Damage and Loss with Masonry From increasing escape time and reducing flame spread to speeding recovery, masonry is critical to fire safety.
By Building Solutions
November 11, 2016 How Precast Concrete Is Made [Video] Precast concrete structures are manufactured in a factory then delivered to a job site, ready to be installed. But, have you ever wondered how precast concrete ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
August 15, 2016 Specify Modular Stormwater Systems to Provide Quality and Control Project Costs Most designers know the advantages of precast concrete. Precast concrete is cast in a controlled environment which results in a strong product with a smooth, ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
July 8, 2016 How Emergency Power Minimizes Impact of Major Power Outages Imagine the last time the power went out in your office. If you’re in a typical office building, I’ll bet work came to a halt and everyone stood around, ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
June 29, 2016 Use Bathroom Pods to Meet Housing and Hotel Construction Deadlines If you're staring down the deadline of a large project, like a college's student housing construction or the building of a new hotel, anything you can do to ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
May 18, 2016 How Precast Substation Walls INCREASE Power Grid Security It’s hard to overstate the importance of power grid safety. According to a study by USA Today, there were 348 physical attacks on electric utilities between ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions

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