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  • 22 Jun 2018

    Panel Built Guide to GSA Purchasing

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    The General Services Administration, or GSA, was formed in 1949 at the recommendation of the Hoover Commission to act as an “Office of General Services” for the federal government.  Since its first job (renovating the White House in 1949), the GSA has acted as an overseer of procu...
  • 12 Jun 2018

    Difference Between Modular Building Types

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    Although the practice of modular construction is a growing trend in the construction industry as a whole, there’s a lot of different ways to “Go Modular.”  To start, let’s talk about what exactly is modular construction.  Modular structures consist of multiple pieces, hav...
  • 1 Jun 2018

    Industrial Workplace Safety Checklist

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    A checklist that provides workplace safety tips for those in the industrial, construction, and manufacturing industries. This is meant to make sure employees working in these more dangerous work environments can follow protocol and safety rules in order to decrease injuries and fatal...
  • 25 May 2018

    Maximizing Warehouse Space

    Maximizing Warehouse Space
    OrganizationFirst and foremost, the organization of the warehouse is going to be an incredible factor in not only the usable space available in the facility but in its efficiency as well.  This will focus heavily on the overall layout of the facility, including aisle layout, inven...
  • 16 May 2018

    What Should You Look for in a Prefabricated Office?

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    For a business, an office space can vary greatly from industry to industry or even company to company within one industry.   Different environments create different demands on workers, which changes the way they work.   For example, at a construction site, a prefabric...
  • 2 May 2018

    The Best Way to Get Warehouse Office Space Fast

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    For growing businesses, space needs can be drastic and can arise at a moment’s notice. And in a typical warehouse environment, there is little room for additional office space, so odds are you are going to have to make your own. In this scenario, there are only a limited number of option...
  • 25 Apr 2018

    Alternative Energy Practices for Modular Construction

    Alternative Energy Practices for Modular Construction
    Modular construction is generally regarded as a greener and more environmentally friendly way of building, due to its controlled manufacturing process.  Companies looking to promote the general welfare of the environment often prefer modular construction due to the reduction of waste ...
  • 17 Apr 2018

    What is a Mezzanine Floor?

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    A mezzanine floor system serves as an intermediate floor in a building that does not completely cover the entire flooring below. Mezzanines should provide plenty of clear height for foot traffic above and below the deck. In an industrial setting, the mezzanine system is often used for stor...
  • 4 Apr 2018

    Modular Wall Systems: Steel Vs. Gypsum

    When looking at modular wall systems, there are a variety of materials that can make up the panel, depending on the customer’s needs.  Ranging in colors, sound rating, and insulation level, Panel Built will be able to craft a panel that fits in practically any environment.  How...
  • 10 Apr 2018

    What is the Difference Between a Mezzanine and a Work Platform?

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    A lot of the time, the terms mezzanines and work platforms are used interchangeably. However, this can lead to big problems for potential projects due to International Building Code’s different requirements for each structure.Mezzanines SystemsTypically, a mezzanine is defi...
  • 21 Mar 2018

    Bulletproof Walls: Classifications & Applications

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    Due to recent current events and a heightened state of awareness of potential security threats, more and more people are looking to make their facility as secure and bulletproof as possible.  Schools, government buildings, hospitals, and financial institutions are some of the man...
  • 13 Mar 2018

    Perimeter Security Overview: The Basics

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      Over the past couple of decades, physical security has risen in technology and in its overall presence in a variety of industries. Valuable assets are always at risk of being a target, including information, goods, services, and people. A fully functional perimeter security system ...
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