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Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress
Heat stress, from exertion or hot environments, places workers at risk for illnesses such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, or heat cramps.  PROTECT YOURSELF  Avoid...
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Pedal to the Metal: Rising Steel Costs Affect Product Prices
Bolstered by demand growth from the recovering construction and industrial sectors, the rising price of steel is weighing on product prices.As a primary input for...
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Teller Pod Concept Making Inroads
The financial services industry is seeing a change from the traditional transaction branch to a smaller, friendlier, and more efficient Service/Help Center, where complex issues...
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SAFETY: Stay Warm When Working in the Cold
Extremely cold weather can be dangerous for outdoor workers and those who work in an area that is poorly insulated or without a heat source....
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From Concept to Completion – The Surprisingly Simple & Satisfying Formula of Design-Build
At Clayco and Forum Studio, we’re all on the same team. For clients, that translates into integration, continuity, cost savings, expedited delivery, accountability, and a...
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Clayco Hires New Principal Shaun Frankfurt to Clayco Realty Group
Clayco, a national innovator in the real estate development and design-build industry, announces the hiring of Shaun Frankfurt as principal to Clayco Realty Group. In...
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The Nature of Cities
Chip Crawford Senior Principal Looking back, it was interesting that throughout the 2012 election year, in debate after debate, the most impactful asset we have—our cities—was...
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GO PLATINUM – Anatomy of a Platinum LEED Facility
Novus International, a global developer of animal health and nutrition programs, partnered with Clayco to create a new global headquarters facility in the Missouri Research...
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NorthPark Business Park, Phase II is Now Underway
DEVELOPMENT Brings Business, BUSINESS Brings Jobs, JOBS Strengthen Our Economy.NorthPark currently includes 1,536,000 square feet of development with 11 businesses populating the site. Over 6,000...
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A Crane’s Eye View of Richmond – By Randy Hallman with Richmond Times-Dispatch
Every working day, Richie Guerra climbs to his office.You may have seen it — the cab of the tower crane he operates, 280 feet straight...
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Are You Prepared? Green Building Megatrends for 2014
Jerry Yudelson has released his list of top 10 green building megatrends that will shape the industry in 2014. Do you agree with his predictions?Green...
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Incorporating Sustainability Across The Supply Chain
Sustainability is a hot topic in the food and beverage industry. As manufacturers seek to reduce costs and maintain customer loyalty, implementing sustainable practices can...
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BIM/VDC: Finding the best mobile BIM apps to put to work on your jobsite
Tomislav Zigo of Clayco Inc. spent an hour during the first day of the Associated General Contractors of America IT Forum Conference discussing how to...
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Office Building of the Future
Chris Cedergreen President Senior Principal Lance McOlgan Associate Principal Chris Cedergreen: My question: Is the issue the “future of the office building” or “office building for the...
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A Truly Integrated Delivery System
Our unique approach has created a fully integrated real estate, architecture, design, engineering and construction model that brings clients creative solutions that help their businesses...
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Featured Employee: David Lewis
David Lewis is a Technical and Commissioning Project Director in the Technical Assurance Group—a multidisciplinary team of building experts who consult facility owners and managers....
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Research finds continued growth of design-build throughout United States
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build, has released new research findings indicating that...
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Q&A with Landscape Architect Chip Crawford
Modern landscape architecture uses cues from nature to solve environmental challenges and create more sensitive design.During 30 years in landscape architecture, Chip Crawford, FASLA, Senior Principal...
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Clayco Hires Esteemed Attorney Carmen Lonstein As Vice President General Counsel
Clayco announces the hiring of Carmen Lonstein as vice president general counsel. In this role, she will focus on litigation, risk avoidance, infrastructure pursuits, finance,...
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Attributes of a Better Way
One of the major challenges we humans face in achieving sustainability goals is a general lack of an integrated and holistic systems approach. Most measurement...
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LEED v4 and Changes In the Green Building Revolution
USGBC membership has worked very hard in recent years to develop and introduce the newest version of the LEED Green Building Rating System. At GreenBuild...
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Clayco Completes Savannah College of Art and Design Project
Clayco has completed a four-phase project for the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. Clayco constructed a new residence hall with 500...
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Local & National Economic Incentives
Clayco Realty Group provides comprehensive development services beginning with site selection and market assessment. Our team will also provide your project with the necessary due...
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2013: A Year of Better BIM Collaboration on Jobsites
If one technology trend in a sea of buzzwords dominated the construction landscape in 2013, it would have to be information mobility, industry experts say—and...
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MYTH/REALITY: Leaving a fluorescent light on is cheaper than turning it off and on.
MYTH: Leaving a fluorescent light on is cheaper than turning it off and on. REALITY: The modern electronic ballast and T8/T5 lamp combination do draw...
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4 Key Elements for E-Commerce Distribution Center Site Selection
E-commerce has been the fastest-growing segment of the retail market for the past four years, growing at three times the rate of traditional retail due...
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Clayco Completed First Project in Mexico
Clayco announces the completion of its first project in Mexico for Caterpillar Inc. The 450,000-square-foot distribution center includes a full-service kitchen for employees, soccer field...
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Sustainability: Occupancy v. Vacancy Light Sensor
Energy Code and the industry in general making the move to "Vacancy" light sensors rather than "Occupancy" light sensors. It is not a different switch...
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The Tilt-Up Process
For the last 10 years, Clayco has been one of the nation’s largest providers of self-perform tilt-up concrete services, completing projects in over 43 states....
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Officials Break Ground On Gateway Plaza In Downtown Richmond
New High-Rise Office Building Features Modern Technology, ‘Green’ AmenitiesRICHMOND, VA. – Officials with the City of Richmond and Clayco today celebrated the construction of Gateway...
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Benefits of Design-Build
Design–build is a project delivery system that Clayco uses on 95% of our projects. It allows us to deliver a project where the design and...
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