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Delivering on the promise of tomorrow

At Pepper, we're inspired to improve our quality of life through the built world. We believe building performance impacts human performance and that the construction industry is an untapped resource with far-reaching potential. Learn about our vision for helping our clients plan for the future.

January 28, 2020
High performance & sustainability, About Pepper
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Scaling climate solutions in the built environment

If you were unable to attend the 2019 inaugural Illinois Drawdown Summit, you missed an important conversation that is gaining momentum in our industry. Here are some insights that we gleaned from the event.

January 15, 2020
High performance & sustainability
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Bringing new ideas to retail construction

Pepper Project Manager Tyler Schaffer was recently named a top 20 Leader Under 40 for his knowledge and approach to retail construction. As the retail industry's needs have changed, thanks in part to online shopping and automation, our teams are helping them think differently during construction.

December 18, 2019
Hospitality and retail, Virtual construction & technology
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Planning a casino project - tips for a winning hand

Opportunities in the gaming industry have developers racing to get their facilities up and running. Thinking about your back-of-house operations as you think about the gaming floor will pay off in your first days and weeks of operation.

December 10, 2019
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Visionaries: A holistic approach to healing environments

For owners who are ready to take their sustainability initiatives to the next level, a customized self-certification process could be the next step. Learn how Advocate Aurora Health is using their Healthy Spaces Road Map as a more holistic approach to creating a healthy environment for patients and staff.

December 5, 2019
Healthcare, High performance & sustainability
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We CAN with you!

As we consider our blessings, let us not forget those less fortunate. This time of year is when our Ohio offices conduct our annual food drives - to end hunger and help those in need.

November 26, 2019
About Pepper, Community involvement
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Sharing with the industry how to prevent underground utility strikes

It's been two years since Pepper created the Underground Utility Damage Prevention process. Instead of keeping our process proprietary, we're sharing how we're preventing utility strikes at venues like the LCI Congress and the American Institute of Constructors' Constructor Conference.

November 19, 2019
Emerging technology, Virtual construction & technology, Safety
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Designing for healthier, high performing jobsites

Two recent events in Cincinnati are helping to educate our industry about measures we can take toward a healthier future.

November 12, 2019
High performance & sustainability
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How to create a platform for change amid tradition

Technology is driving change in our industry. It's one thing to test it and another to adopt it. At Pepper, we're figuring out how to move innovative ideas from prototype to part of our business.

October 24, 2019
Emerging technology, Virtual construction & technology
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Building relationships and communication with tradespeople

A recent survey and focus group gave tradespeople an opportunity to voice how Pepper jobsites could improve. Pepper took their feedback to make changes, then we showed our appreciation with food and fun.

October 15, 2019
Lean Construction, About Pepper
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Pepper brings a familiar Halloween face to CANstruction

Pepper Construction worked with our partners at this year's Canstruction to create Jack Skellington from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" entirely out of canned food.

October 15, 2019
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Honoring a heritage and celebrating the future

Typically we have Topping Out ceremonies on our projects, but recently on the St. Rita Square project, we celebrated the placement of Archangel Gabriel with the Italian-American community.

October 10, 2019
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