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Road resurfacing simplified: Collecting critical data

Traditionally, highway resurfacing projects have been a challenge, not only for the contractor, but the inconvenienced community through which the road passes. To collect the project data needed to perform the resurface, typically required lane closures and a team of …

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Designing for inclusive, equitable thermal comfort

In the last several years, it has been well reported that there is an inequity in the way buildings are conditioned. Most recently, it became national news when a New York political candidate requested a warmer room during a debate, …

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Sports stadiums subject to element damage, fans

Large crowds and the elements can make any sport played in a stadium that much more exciting. But after the season ends, the wear and tear that these stressors can have on the stadium can quickly be seen. Most sports …

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Energy reduction helps retail complex save big

Anchored by notable retailers Loblaws, Home Depot and LCBO, College Square is a retail complex spanning 389,244 square feet. The shopping destination has been serving a busy area near Algonquin College, in Ottawa, Ontario since 2003.

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Finding the right financing

In a world where the options of working with a capital funding firm are many, it is important to make sure that your company is vetting appropriate partners for your business needs. In order to do this, it’s imperative that …

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Understanding health coverage instability

Construction companies that either don’t provide healthcare to their employees, or do and their employees don’t participate on the employer sponsored plan, can pay nearly double in workers’ compensation costs.

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Funding from a multitude of sources will boost campus construction in 2019

Growth and change are descriptors common to colleges and universities throughout the country. That’s where the focus is…but managing the two is almost impossible without an abundance of human effort and financial investment.

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Your straightforward guide to selecting construction software

With constant juggling of numerous tasks—budgeting, progress reporting, overseeing employees, billing, and more—managing a construction business is a huge challenge for contractors. Thankfully, there are numerous software solutions available to support managers and streamline several construction processes.

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A diamond in the swamp

Owned by Peachtree Hotel Group, Hotel Indigo is a boutique hotel located in the heart of Gainesville, Florida, home to the University of Florida. Each space in the 140-room hotel is complete with artistic designs to reflect the surrounding area, …

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Lead with LEDs, even without LEED

At Columbia Construction in North Reading, Massachusetts supporting our clients’ goals in building energy-efficient green buildings is a priority. In fact, several years ago, we established an Energy Division tasked specifically with finding ways for clients to generate renewable solar …

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