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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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RK receives OSHA VPP Star Rating

RK receives OSHA VPP Star Rating

After the recent OSHA VPP audit on November 14th, RK was thrilled to be recommended for the OSHA VPP Star, OSHA’s highest award for world-class safety and health! During the three day audit, conducted by two OSHA auditors and a special government employee from Raytheon, 35 different employees were interviewed and after the evaluations were […]

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Healthy Employees are a Top Priority for RK

Healthy Employees are a Top Priority for RK

RK Mechanical, Inc. was recently voted One of Denver’s Healthiest Places to Work by the Denver Business Journal. This means that not only is safety a major concern, but employees’ physical and mental well-being are high-level factors, too. RK’s wellness strategy includes discounted gym memberships, the employment of a full-time wellness coach, and no doughnuts […]

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RK Seeks to Remedy Lack of Skilled Trades Labor Force

RK Seeks to Remedy Lack of Skilled Trades Labor Force

If you were to ask a high school student about the options that their guidance counselor gives them for the future, most would tell you one thing: college. In the past 50 years, most schools (and parents) push their children to go to an institution of higher learning; they see it as the only option […]

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RK wins Award of Excellence for the new Rooftop at Coors Field

RK wins Award of Excellence for the new Rooftop at Coors Field

RK Mechanical, Inc. won two Award of Excellence trophies at the ABC-EIC awards on October 19th. One was awarded for the new Rooftop at Coors Field and the other was for the work that RK did on the Aspen Art Museum. RK also won a second place Award of Merit trophy for the Denver Union […]

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Silver Bullet Water System Float Valve Designs

Silver Bullet Water System Float Valve Designs

All cooling towers need some type of make-up valve to replenish water lost to evaporation and blow down. Three basic types are available: -Mechanical -Electric and, -Hydraulic Mechanical valves typically come as standard from the major tower manufacturers and are the most common. They consist of a valve, float arm and float ball. The float […]

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