Author: George Ray - Owner, ACI

Inspecting Your Building For Winter Damage

  It’s that time of year when we are excited for the weather to break. The snow has melted and the temperature is climbing. It’s also a good time to inspect for damage that may have occurred...

5 Common Construction Industry Myths

  Every industry comes with its stereotypes: all teachers love getting apples, all lawyers are liars, everyone in the tech industry is shy and nerdy, the academic field is snobby and elitist....

Preparing for Success with Preconstruction

  Before beginning any project, laying the groundwork is crucial. The groundwork, also known as preconstruction, helps generate and coordinate the entire project and all resources required. Many...

Common Construction Site Hazards and How to Avoid Them

  Every industry carries a risk of workplace accidents, but construction sites can present dangers that have the potential to lead to serious injury, and in worst case scenarios even death. To...

Tips to Make Your Next Build More Sustainable

The idea of going green is more than just a trend. It is an idea that is here to stay. These days, there are many strategies, both large and small, to help make a commercial build more sustainable...

5 Benefits of Recycling Construction Materials

Remember that saying, “reduce, reuse, recycle”? It’s more than just a chant that can get stuck in your head. Construction and demolition (C&D) can create an alarming amount of waste, and recycling...

7 Tips For a Safe Construction Site

The construction industry can be a dangerous one, with thousands of injuries- and even fatalities- every year. The good news is the majority of these are preventable, and prevention doesn't have...

5 Things to Have Prepared for Your Initial Design Build Meeting

When embarking on a new building project, selecting a design-build firm is the first, most pivotal step toward building a trusting partnership for design and construction. Once you choose your...

7 Benefits of Green Building

Everything we do has an effect on the environment. This includes the construction and enjoyment of new buildings. Green building is an effort by designers and builders to create buildings in a way...

5 Tips to Keep Your Construction Project Running Smoothly From Start to Finish

Construction projects are faced with elements of constant change, from unexpected weather to surprise costs. With so many factors that can impact the progress of construction and create bumps...

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