The Difference Between A Footing And A Foundation

The Difference Between A Footing And A Foundation

What is a foundation? A foundation is the lowest part of any structure. The job of the foundation is to transfer the weight of the building to the soil. This means that the foundation is in contact with the ground that the building itself rests on.   Deep...
How Can Commercial Buildings Get The LEED Certification?

How Can Commercial Buildings Get The LEED Certification?

What is the LEED certification? LEED stands for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is a green building certification used not just in the United States, but worldwide. Developed by the USGBC (the United States Green Building Council), a non-profit,...
7 Traits Of Good Construction Managers

7 Traits Of Good Construction Managers

Construction management is a fast-growing, and well-paid field. But with the good job come many, many responsibilities.  A construction project with a bad manager will have nothing but problems. Difficulty getting materials and jobs finished on time are just the...
The First Step Of A Construction Project: Pre-Construction

The First Step Of A Construction Project: Pre-Construction

A large project of any type requires planning, careful and controlled execution, and finishing in order to be completed. It doesn’t matter whether that project is a rocket launch or the formation of a company. The different parts of the project will always break...
Common Problems With Solar And How to Avoid Them

Common Problems With Solar And How to Avoid Them

Looking at how solar panels have improved in reliability, efficiency, and price in the last decades, they seem to be a great addition to a house or business. Not only are they markedly better than they were even a few years ago, they are only getting better and...