Construction

fire rated walls

ASTM E119, ASTM E84 and Fire-Rated Barriers: What You Need to Know

When conducting an occupied renovation in a hospital, a one-hour fire-rated temporary construction wall is often required by national or regional jurisdictions, particularly when a working sprinkler system is not in place. Requirements and testing specifications can vary by state, city, hospital and even by project - and can ...

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The True Cost of Drywall for the Construction Industry

With many practical applications, drywall is commonly used in various renovations and remodeling projects within commercial settings. Contractors factor drywall cost into their projects’ budgets, sometimes even using drywall to temporarily contain areas within job sites so that businesses can continue to operate. Yet the true ...

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occupied construction

6 Observations from our Customers: What’s Different Now?

For an industry that strives to be on-time and under-budget, it’s difficult to plan and execute in a time of instability. All over the country and across professions we’re seeing layoffs, furloughs, new work protocols, office spaces downsizing due to remote working, fewer projects, stretched supply chains, uncertain start ...

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