Tagged: Facilities

It’s All About Inclusion — Terracon Accessibility Services Guide the Way

October 27, 2020

Did you know the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act is a federal civil rights law, not a set of building codes? The act covers employment, state and local government, and telecommunications, in addition to places …

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July 17, 2020

Our office in Dickinson serves clients by providing local geotechnical engineering services, specifically drilling, sampling, installations and laboratory services. Additionally, we offer expertise in environmental, facilities, and materials services. With more than 150 offices nationwide …

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Vibration-Induced Damages and Complaints – Are You Managing the Risk?

June 30, 2020

As the saying goes, you have to crack a few eggs to make an omelet. On some construction projects, heavy equipment and machinery can crack more than just eggs. Complaints and lawsuits related to damages …

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Retro-Commissioning Leads to Building Performance Benefits

June 8, 2020

In recent years, most municipalities have adopted building codes for energy conservation for new construction and major renovations. This mandated building code known as commissioning is an intensive quality assurance process, with a goal of …

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Moving Forward With You

May 14, 2020

Terracon is committed to safely partnering with our communities and our clients to keep projects moving forward. Many essential businesses and critical infrastructure projects are exempt from shelter-in-place orders across the country, which demonstrates the …

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Believe What You Can’t See

April 8, 2020

Non-Destructive Concrete Testing Explores Beyond the Surface to Identify Interior Concrete Issues with Limited Exterior Damage Non-destructive concrete testing is a good starting point for building owners looking to redesign or expand, or for owners …

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Concrete Life Extended by Effective Repair Approach

February 18, 2020

Concrete deterioration can be a major problem for facilities managers anywhere, but it’s especially challenging to address when a facility needs to remain in operation during repairs. A Terracon client in the amusement park industry …

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Water Penetration and Air Leakage Testing of Flanged Window Details

January 23, 2020

For full article information please visit: http://ow.ly/y6IU30q6H7V Multifamily building has been one of the fastest growing market sectors over the past five years, and outlooks predict this trend will continue. Nationwide, authorities having jurisdiction have …

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Why Facility-care is Critical for Healthcare

January 8, 2020

  When is the last time you got a physical from a doctor? Buildings like humans are constructed with systems that wear out and need maintenance. Buildings have skin (building envelope), bones (structure), pulmonary systems …

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Installation Research Improves Window Performance

January 7, 2020

  The market for low-rise, wood-framed, multifamily construction has been one of the fastest growing market sectors over the past five years, a trend that’s expected to continue. Water penetration around openings is consistently an …

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