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Is Your Business Prepared For Construction Challenges?

Is Your Business Prepared For Construction Challenges?

Optimism is high for the construction industry in 2018, but as with any business, the reality of the challenges facing our field is a possibility and you need to stay prepared to weather the storm. Here are a few tips to help your company remain competitive. Issue: Skilled Trades Shortage 2017 saw a massive increase […]

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Construction Trends to Watch in 2018

2018 promises exciting changes in the construction industry; from emerging augmented and virtual reality technology to an increase in offsite construction demand, our industry is anticipating a record-breaking year. Increased Eco-Friendly/Sustainable Standards The construction industry is experiencing drastic increases in environmentally-friendly and sustainable construction. The changes come after 2017 saw record devastation due to fires […]

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SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES KEEP MEDICAL FACILITY CONSTRUCTION EFFICIENT AND PATIENT-FOCUSED

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES KEEP MEDICAL FACILITY CONSTRUCTION EFFICIENT AND PATIENT-FOCUSED

Green building initiatives, including LEED for healthcare v4, and new patient care models have impacted healthcare construction. Sustainable, patient-focused facilities are designed and constructed to be safer, resource efficient and financially beneficial. Green facilities reduce resource waste through LEED v4. Building owners, facilities managers and contractors are focusing on green building strategies for new construction […]

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Prefabrication: Why it’s Critical in the Construction and Renovation of Healthcare Facilities

Prefabrication: Why it’s Critical in the Construction and Renovation of Healthcare Facilities

The healthcare field is vast and frequently progressing. As death rates decrease and life expectancy increases, people are living longer creating a demand for new and updated healthcare facilities. Thankfully, prefabrication has allowed healthcare facilities of all sizes to be built in record time. According to The 2015 SmartMarket Report on Prefabrication and Modularization published […]

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SUCCESSFUL HEALTHCARE FACILITY CONSTRUCTION RELIES ON SPECIALIZED MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

Healthcare construction work is a specialty. The mechanical contractor, just like the general contractor and other trades, should be trained and experienced in the complex requirements of medical facility construction. The key to building a safe facility is rooted in the upfront understanding of hospital-specific requirements, obtaining/maintaining required or recommended contractor certifications and investing in […]

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