When evaluating the needs and options for your facility, one of the primary deciding factors is cost. Understanding the costs of construction and early contractor involvement will help ensure you have an accurate estimate.
The construction industry is not known for innovation. In the process of sharing lessons learned through our quality program, we’ve also captured best practices and uncovered some truly innovative ideas. Learn how.
Repetition allows for tighter project controls, but it also opens the door to safety complacency. Director of Safety Dan Ruane explains how THA best practices and owner involvement can improve jobsite safety performance.
What does it mean to be connected? VP of Technology Howie Piersma shares what he learned from chairing the AGC-IT Forum Conference that took place last week.
Information about best practices and lessons learned are two topics owners often request. But how do we ensure that what we learn on one job gets applied to the next? Pepper's Director of Training Carol Dougherty shares the science behind how people in construction tend to learn, retain and apply information.
Incorrect use of vapor retarders leads to an increase in moisture related problems within the wall and the health of the building and its occupants. Learn the science behind how vapor travels and how retarders should be installed.
As costs of LED lighting come down, they offer many advantages. Director of High Performance and Sustainable Construction Susan Heinking discusses the characteristics and benefits in industrial and manufacturing facilities and where the technology is headed next.
As owners consider long-term costs along with first costs, TPO roofs are increasingly popular for their cost-effective, high performing benefits; however not all are equal. Sr. Quality Manager Ben Dykstra discusses the pros and cons, layer by layer.
At Pepper, we've helped our clients build some unique features. Constructing these details - unique or common - requires digging into the details and understanding the science behind building components and materials.
To keep up with 21st century learning and evolving educational technology, today's K-12 projects first must pass a referendum vote. Learn how New Trier prepared for the vote and what their new space will achieve.