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Meet Candace Klepacz

We're proud to introduce Director of Strategy and Development Candace Klepacz as a new addition to our Ohio team. Candace brings 15 years of industry experience where she will help the company expand our presence and commitment to the local community.

June 10, 2021
About Pepper, People

Phasing down common refrigerants

HFC refrigerants are being phased down. What does that mean for your existing building and future plans? In this blog post, we share the background behind the legislation, how we are prepared at Pepper for what's coming and what it means for you.

May 20, 2021
High performance & sustainability

Understanding safety needs for the healthcare industry

Working inside an active hospital requires a heightened awareness of what's going on all the way around us. For some of our team members who have spent most of their careers working inside a hospital, the safety requirements are second nature. They're sharing their insights as part of Pepper's Life-Saving Commitments.

May 17, 2021
Safety, Healthcare

Finding the right tools to improve safety, quality and productivity

How do you keep people in and around a construction site safe? One answer is to find technology that sends vital information directly to tradespeople, including "touchless orientations," trainings and job-specific updates.

May 10, 2021
Safety, Quality, Lean Construction

Earth Day, Every Day

Earth Day is a time to recognize the importance of preserving our planet. At Pepper, our High Performance team treats every day as an opportunity to share how the decisions our clients and partners make can have an impact on the environment and people.

April 22, 2021
High performance & sustainability

Building on a compact industrial site

The Hilliard Self Storage Facility is the first of its kind in Columbus, Ohio. Learn how our team delivered this compact, industrial build with maximum efficiency, while also keeping safety top of mind.

March 16, 2021
Industrial and manufacturing

Maximizing earthwork efficiencies through technology

Advancements in technology are bringing new innovations to the construction site everyday. Learn how photogrammetry and drone mapping was used to track earthwork progress on a recent industrial project in Fairfield, Ohio.

March 15, 2021
Industrial and manufacturing, Virtual construction & technology

Showcasing what's important to women in construction

An estimated 10% of the construction industry's workers are female. To highlight the various career opportunities, we asked 13 women across the AEC industry to share their stories for Women in Construction Week 2021.

March 11, 2021

Women in Construction Week 2021

Celebrating Women in Construction (WIC) week - Learn how different women from industry partners and our own team have found successful careers in construction. 

March 8, 2021
Diversity, About Pepper

10 safety innovations from the past decade

OSHA reports that fatal injuries have been reduced since the organization was formed. Here are 10 safety innovations that are contributing to better results. 

March 3, 2021
Ohio 10th anniversary, Safety

Improving the air we breathe

After COVID-19, how can we improve the health of our indoor environments? In this white paper, we share our research about the factors that affect indoor air quality and summarize considerations based on the type of mechanical system.

February 18, 2021
High performance & sustainability

A voice amplified

Meeting diversity goals is difficult if XBE partners don't qualify for our construction projects. How can we help minority partners overcome challenges answering pre-qualification and bid questions?

January 26, 2021