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Inside the space of a change agent

September 15, 2016Insights

Aver is on a mission to make a difference, and their passion for their space inspired us to share their story. Walk with us as we talk with them about how the design reflects their culture and work.

Pepper flavors the fight against hunger

September 14, 2016At Pepper

What happens when you invite architecture and engineering firms to join construction companies in an effort to help feed the more than 800,000 local residents who go to bed hungry every night?

How authentic is your commitment to safety?

September 13, 2016Insights

We want the people who matter the most to us to be safe, but our homes are full of hazards. Safety Director Dave Murphy shares what it means to have a safety mindset and some resources you can use to keep your family safe.

Simplifying the construction process for a young tech company

September 8, 2016Case Studies

Due to current and projected growth, Aver needed a construction partner who would keep them engaged and adjust as their business evolved. By bringing Pepper on board early, they made cost-effective decisions to meet their budget.

The passion of a craftsperson

September 6, 2016Insights

Historic restorations are a mix of preservation and progress. That's why today's renovations involve both time-tested techniques and the latest technology. For the restoration of Barrington's White House, there was value in using both to solve project challenges.

How viable is your construction budget?

August 30, 2016Insights

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.

Innovative ideas for improving construction quality

August 23, 2016Insights

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.

Can repetitive construction activities breed complacency?

August 11, 2016Insights

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.

The role of technology in construction – facilitating connections

August 10, 2016At Pepper

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.