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Metal Building Structural Design

Metal buildings are known for being practical, versatile and economical. Among their other attractive attributes, they can also be erected remarkably fast. But the unique structural features of metal buildings are worth noting too.

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Ways to Work Safely Around Heavy Equipment

Construction has the second-highest fatality rate of any industry, accounting for 36 percent of all U.S. workplace deaths. That risk is compounded when heavy machinery is involved. There are a number of straightforward precautions employers can take to minimize the risk of heavy equipment casualties.

Metal Roof Installation

All About Metal Roof Installation

Metal roofs typically cost somewhat more than the other options. But given their many advantages, they remain a popular choice among commercial builders.

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All About Pavers, Scrapers, and Graders

Here are three types of heavy equipment you’re apt to see at work on a road project, a building site, a mining site, or farm. They work in succession to transform raw land into usable surfaces for the roads, highways, parking lots, and buildings we

Geothermal Heating and Cooling

A New Horizon in Commercial Construction: Geothermal Heating and Cooling

In the rush to find non-carbon energy sources for buildings, one alternative is gaining notable traction: geothermal heating and cooling systems. These systems are already being used effectively in residential and commercial structures. And with strong government support, their use is bound to increase.

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How a PEMB Can Be Customized

Some people think of PEMBs as large, featureless boxes. But nothing could be farther from the truth. While they are ideal for uses that require a large open space, PEMBs can also be customized to fit any user’s need or desire.

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PEMB Building Components

Pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMB) come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and styles, depending on their intended use. They generally include certain basic components, all of which together make them amazingly strong, reliable, and cost-efficient.

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Your Roof Inspection Checklist

Few components of a building are as important as the roof. Yet, it’s often the last thing to receive attention. That’s understandable, since we rarely have occasion to see what’s going on up there; the roof is all too easy to ignore. Happily, there are

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Enhancing Cost Efficiency in Construction

Every company in the construction trade wants to improve cost efficiency. But accomplishing that is a never-ending quest. Fortunately, there are innovative practices and solutions available today that can lower costs without compromising quality.