Healthcare Construction

Top TJC ‘Findings’ Around Hospital Jobsites: 4 Key Takeaways

In late September, we hosted a webinar called Top Joint Commission ‘Findings’ Around Hospital Renovation and Construction Jobsites. This well attended live event featured our special guest, Robert Neil, MBA, CHFM, CHSP, Principal Consultant at Joint Commission Resources (JCR), as well as STARC’s own Bruce Bickford, Vice ...

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The Benefits – And Limitations – of Polycarbonate Wall Panels

For years, contractors have used plastic sheets or drywall to block off or contain areas when construction called for temporary walls. Both are messy and inefficient. Plastic sheets don’t hold up over time and often struggle to keep construction debris inside. Drywall is expensive, especially when you factor in material costs, ...

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Making Construction More Sustainable

Every year, more than 600 million tons of construction and demolition material is wasted in the US, taking up some 3 billion square yards in landfills. It’s not helping the environment and also significantly adds to construction costs.

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Modular Wall Systems: 3 Advantages for Project Managers

Rising prices are top of mind for project managers, who are doing their best to deliver on-schedule and on-budget while navigating supply chain issues and labor challenges. To help build some price predictability into project starts, many are taking a closer look at temporary containment, particularly for occupied renovations.

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Healthcare Construction Recovery: Managing Past Uncertainty

Healthcare contractors, facilities managers and others tasked with keeping healthcare renovation projects on schedule and on budget have had their hands full. Yet despite the challenges wrought by inflation, supply chain issues and labor shortages, there are reasons to be hopeful and strategies you can use to thrive through the ...

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Healthcare Construction Lessons Learned From 2021: Reader Favorites

Welcome to 2022! As we kick off the New Year, let’s give a quick nod to some of the most relevant topics covered over the past 12 months. Following are the Top Five blog posts that resonated most with our growing audience of commercial contractors, project managers, facilities managers, infection preventionists, and others ...

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3 Tough Containment Challenges… Solved!

Temporary containment isn’t the exciting part of any occupied renovation, but it has its place in the overall project. As often as not, the small choices that go into deciding which method of temporary containment to use impact overall project success – particularly if there are aspects to the job that require flexibility, or ...

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