Let's Fix Construction
Contributed by Cherise Lakeside
• “I have always done it this way”
• “I didn’t ask”
• “I didn’t know”
• “Nobody told me”
• “When did that change?”
• “That will never work”
• “This is what I learned”
Balancing a New Career with an Old Passion:
Grace Dill blends life as account representative and MDA counselor
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has a friend in Grace Dill. Grace, an account representative for the Baltimore region for ClarkDietrich, has volunteered as an MDA camp counselor for eight years. Thanks to ClarkDietrich’s commitment to employees living a balanced life, this year – her first with the company – was no different.
TRAKLOC® Adjustable Steel Framing System Helps Revive Historic Jung Hotel
- BIM – BIM technology now makes it possible to intelligently incorporate detailed information on wall elements and design properties, such as UL assemblies based on fire-rating requirements, STC sound ratings and limiting height design.
- EQ Coatings – These specialized, high-performance coatings add to the corrosion resistance of the existing base coating of steel framing members; in many cases exceeding the performance of traditional G40 steel.
The building and construction specification community recently descended upon Austin, Texas for the CONSTRUCT trade show and educational conference. The event is is one of only a few national trade shows specifically designed to provide the commercial building team real-world, practical products and education solutions. If you design, build, specify, engineer, renovate or operate in the built environment, you should have been at this event.
Designing, specifying and constructing high-performance wall assemblies is a critical component of today’s sophisticated building design. Selecting the right systems and products can lead to a more sustainable structure, increased occupant comfort and safety, and even jobsite efficiencies that result in cost savings for contractors and building owners. With this in mind, ClarkDietrich Building Systems, will dedicate its time at CONSTRUCT 2016 to “Wall Talk” an initiative to jump start industry dialogue about the intricacies of proper wall assembly design.
Welcome to the VantagePoint Blog, the landing place for views and perspectives from ClarkDietrich Building Systems. Whether you’re a frequent visitor, or a passerby who occasionally drops by to read up on the latest in steel framing, we created VantagePoint to serve as a knowledge bank for the latest developments in what is an ever-complex construction process.