Category: Delivering Success

Creating a Safe Environment: Does Your Healthcare Facility Have Water Intrusion?

August 9, 2018

Water intrusion can cause a host of issues impacting buildings and the health of the people who use them. Hospitals and other medical facilities must be particularly aware of this sometimes-invisible threat to protect the …

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Transforming a Brownfield into an Innovative Multi-Tenant Site

August 3, 2018

Featuring the first marine terminal on the Savannah River, the SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex designated as a Georgia Brownfields site, offers a full range of industrial services and infrastructure that makes it unique in the …

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Helping Heavy-Wear Pavements Last Longer

July 19, 2018

Imagine – how would you get to work, to school, or to anywhere without good roads? Without passable paved roads, driveways and parking , our lives would be immensely more complicated. Of all the infrastructure …

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Brownfields: Sowing Seeds of Change

July 11, 2018

  Terracon’s Brownfield professionals play a pivotal role in nurturing redevelopment throughout communities across the country. The first thing that comes to mind when hearing “brownfield” is often a broken canister of green ooze that …

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Success of Alaskan Projects depends on Quality Assurance

June 18, 2018

Reliable materials verification crucial to public projects Alaska, land of extremes. . . extreme landscapes, extreme natural beauty, extreme wildlife, extreme topography, and some of the most extreme transportation infrastructure construction conditions in the nation. …

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Restoring an Icon: Renovating the Historic Hearst Castle Neptune Pool

June 5, 2018

The Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Calif., is a sprawling historic estate comprised of multiple structures featuring 165 rooms, situated on 250,000 acres. The estate was built over many years starting nearly 100 years ago, …

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Brownfield Funding Drives Community Development Project Down the Tracks

June 5, 2018

Pickens, a small rural town in the upstate of South Carolina, had big dreams of revitalization. Dreams that may never have been realized without an abandoned railroad, support from Terracon’s Greenville office and an EPA …

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Building Earthquake Protection for Today’s Hospital

April 22, 2018

Large earthquakes can cause major damage to structures, putting people’s lives in jeopardy. Because of their vital role in communities, particularly in the event of a disaster, medical facilities in seismic activity–prone areas must meet …

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Deep Excavation Support: Innovative Geodesign in an Urban Environment

April 16, 2018

When you plan to construct a 35-story high-rise in Downtown Seattle, you must also plan to go into the ground as well as up.  Structures of this type can commonly require temporary excavations on the …

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How to determine the best window type

April 9, 2018

The amount of light coming through a building’s windows determines not only the relative brightness of the interior, but also generates heat. If the building has the wrong type of windows for its climate, more …

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