In the world of business, time changes everything. Over time your business will experience staff turnover, product/service changes, and the adoption of new technologies that change the way you do business. What about the facilities you use every day? The buildings, office complexes, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities that house your business are going to change over time as well. What's different, though, is how you respond to those changes.
Solar power construction is becoming more popular in the United States, but the idea of maximizing the efficiency of a solar system by pairing it up with a metal roof is not as popular as it should be. Solar and metal roofing make an ideal combination for cost savings, ease of installation and energy efficiency.
Taking on that commercial construction project can be a stressful and daunting task. That being said, don't jump into uncharted waters without making sure that you are using cost-effective construction techniques designed to limit your risk and exposure while maximizing your potential rewards.
If your business is growing beyond the needs of your current facility you may find that the time has come for a new building to accommodate growth. How much thought have you given to choosing a building site or location? The building that houses your company and its location in your region are just as important as the product or service that makes your company so successful in the first place.
When it’s time to relocate or open a second location, choosing a building site should not be taken lightly. There are a lot of factors to consider in the selection of a construction site. Take the time to ensure your company is familiar with these factors so that an informed decision is made, setting your business up for further success in the future.
In real life, there are no do-overs, and in commercial construction, needing to redo part of a project can quickly derail your timeline and your budget. Regardless of the area or industry, new team members bring a certain level of inexperience capable of impacting team performance...
While the ground breaking and ribbon cuttings get a lot of attention surrounding new projects, the really exciting stuff happens in-between and behind the scenes. Below, we're sharing some progress photos of the Royalton school construction project.
Topics: School Construction
We're not strangers to green building and sustainability here at Winkelman Building Corporation. From our earliest beginings to where we are now, appreciation and respect for the environment has always informed our actions. One of the avenues that's helped us get to where we are today is LEED.
A construction project for a business can be very exciting. Unfortunately, without proper and thorough planning, it can also be a nightmare. The key to avoiding that nightmare is to create a realistic construction timeline.
The construction industry often presents many challenges. One of those challenges is not only finding talented and trustworthy workers but also retaining them. This begs the question; how can you find and retain quality construction employees? Well, here are three effective tips for retaining your employees:
When January comes, it brings with it a new year, new opportunities and a fresh start. As 2016 winds down, I've been looking over the past year's events and taking stock of our many projects. Below, I'll share some of our notable construction projects of 2016.