The Advantages of Implementing Pre-Cut Electrical Chases in SIPs for Electrical Work


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Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are a durable modern-day building system for both commercial and industrial construction. Each panel, including the Isowall insulated panels, are created with an insulating foam core that is perfectly sandwiched between two outer layers of structural material like OSB. Building a structure with SIPs instead of traditional wood framing is a […]

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Medical Marijuana Growers Make when Setting up a Growing Facility


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It’s easy to get excited about the potential success of any cannabis venture, especially when all you hear about is how the “Green Rush” is already booming. Though it can be exciting to see so many headlines about the bigger multi-national public cannabis companies doing well, the truth is that there are plenty of smaller […]

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How Fire Rated Wall Panels Contribute to Creating Safe Steel Buildings


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In industrial construction, building primarily out of steel offers several advantages when it comes to fire safety.  Since steel is non-flammable, it can easily resist fire and the spread of fire within a building.  However, working with steel is only a starting point.  Factors such as occupancy and location must be considered, plus -at the […]

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How to integrate structural insulated panels with metal-framed buildings … and why.


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Structural insulated panels (SIP) play a starring role in the future of energy-efficient construction. Consider how much energy is required to heat or cool a large metal-framed building. A high school gymnasium. A community center. A house of worship. A cold-storage facility. If the building envelope leaks even a little or transfers too much heat, […]

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Building Successful Indoor Cannabis Cultivation Facilities


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Building successful indoor cannabis cultivation facilities requires a lot more than a flower pot and a sun lamp. Successful commercial facilities for indoor growing of cannabis for Canada’s booming legal cannabis market requires planning for regulatory requirements and judicious choices in building materials. The difference between success and failure sometimes depends on choices in construction. […]

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Cannabis Micro-Cultivation Licensing and Its Security Requirements


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When cannabis was first legalized in Canada, small growers were permitted under the same standards as large growers. The costs of licensing, staffing, and operations made small growing a cost-prohibitive venture. But with changes in the law in 2018 that permit small growers to operate under a micro cultivation license, small cannabis growers can operate […]

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Design Tips For Your Cannabis FacIlity


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You don’t have to design the Taj Mahal when planning your marijuana grow operation. After all, it doesn’t have to look great since few people will see it besides employees, vendor partners, perhaps the government, and any guests you personally invite in. So really, your marijuana grow facility design should be based more on function […]

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Micro-Cultivation – The Newest Cannabis Opportunity


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Since the passage of the Cannabis Act in 2018, Health Canada has taken steps to ensure access to the cannabis market for small growers. It is now possible for small growers to become part of the supply chain for legal marijuana in Canada with a micro cultivation license — but participating in the legal cannabis […]

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Insulated metal panels Contribute to Sustainable Building Design


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Sustainability is one of the most important factors in modern construction.  People expect their buildings to be long-lasting and relatively low-maintenance, capable of remaining cost-efficient for many years.  This can create a big challenge for architects and structural engineers – but it’s a challenge that insulated metal panels (IMPs) can help overcome! What Are insulated metal […]

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Structural Insulated Panels Are an Excellent Choice for Energy-Efficient Construction


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It’s little wonder that construction companies of all sizes are looking for options in energy-efficient construction.  Energy-efficiency isn’t merely good for the planet, it’s also good business!  Lowered energy costs mean cheaper construction, and lower ongoing costs for the business owner. If you’re looking for a construction option that reduces energy consumption in numerous ways, […]

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