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Blog Posted on: May 1, 2018

How to Coordinate Building Design with Robotics Equipment to Benefit Food Processors

Architecture, important in its composition of form, also acts in search of perfect functionality. I find that means more today than ever, as the world is on the cusp of…

Blog Posted on: Apr 2, 2018

Top Three Trends for Food Processors in 2018

As we have seen an uptick in design and construction throughout almost all sectors of the food industry recently, certain trends have come to the forefront that are driving almost…

Blog Posted on: Mar 5, 2018

Our Thermal Envelope Theory: Get it Right the First Time

I am the man with a plan, the design and the drawings. I’m not the one on the front lines, at job sites where frost builds up at the base…

Blog Posted on: Feb 7, 2018

What Do Celebrity Athletes Really Need in a Training Facility?

I grew up in a small town in Northwest Louisiana where sports were a large part of my family and community. I played shortstop and point guard for baseball and…

Blog Posted on: Jan 3, 2018

Meeting the Challenges of Installing Large and Complex Manufacturing Equipment

Providing facility services to the manufacturing industry requires a variety of skill sets and a high level of knowledge in a number of areas. One of the more challenging, yet…

Blog Posted on: Dec 4, 2017

Why I Have Zero Tolerance Safety On My Projects

New buildings symbolize progress, growth and innovation. Superintendents on construction sites have a slightly different perspective. We’re thinking about a lot of logistical issues, one of the most important being…

Blog Posted on: Nov 1, 2017

Driving a Sizable Salami Project into the Fast Lane: A Success Story

Challenge: Daniele Foods, one of the nation’s largest dry cured prosciutto manufacturers, desired to maximize opportunities in the dry cured salami sectors. The first order of business? Finding a company…

Blog Posted on: Oct 2, 2017

7 Strategies for Optimizing the Energy Efficiency of Your Refrigeration System

With the cost of energy continually rising, owners of refrigerated and freezer facilities are always searching for ways to save money. However, cutting corners on a refrigeration system should be…

Blog Posted on: Sep 5, 2017

How Design-Build Can Bring Value-Added Service to Property Selection

Owners and facility operators are often faced with the need for expansion beyond their existing constraints, and this may indicate the need to identify and purchase a property that will…

Blog Posted on: Aug 1, 2017

Why is Proper Facility Management Important?

We often think of facility management in terms of maintenance items (plunging toilets, changing light bulbs, fixing a squeaky door, etc.). There is that side of the job, but true facility…