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.
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.
Currently scattered across campus, Notre Dame's social and political sciences will be housed in Jenkins and Nanovic Halls, along with the University's first new school in nearly a century. When completed in 2017, it will be a place to train and equip the next generation of world influencers.
James Belange discusses how to improve slab performance of industrial buildings. This is the last post in a three-part series about important industrial building components.
Keith Dafcik discusses the importance of proper systems specification and installation in industrial buildings. This is the second post in a three-part series about important industrial building components.