Category: Construction News

Stormwater treatment in California

https://sunpeak.com/services/Are you worried about the heavy amount of pollutants in your stormwater treatment runoff? Or do you want to prepare your stormwater compliance measures to meet future regulations and reduce damage to the environment? Well, stormwater treatment in California not only lets you meet environmental obligations but also cuts maintenance costs by managing and reusing [...]
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6 Benefits of Using Demountable Walls in Tenant Improvement

As office spaces continue to evolve, so do the tools used to create them. In tenant improvement, demountable walls are excellent ways to create privacy, maintain space flexibility, integrate technology, and leverage sustainability, all while creating a more productive work environment. If you’re leasing commercial real estate properties such as office space, retail space, or [...]
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Green Concrete? Tips For Working With Sustainable Concrete

Concrete is the most commonly used man-made material on earth, with its versatility and durability being two of its main traits. However, despite its effectiveness, creating concrete has a notable environmental impact. For example, manufacturing cement requires high amounts of energy and water and produces as much as 7% of all carbon dioxide emissions each year. Also, it [...]
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Construction’s COVID-19 record might be worse than you think

Academic studies and local health authorities find more outbreaks in construction than commonly thought. Conventional wisdom suggests construction has done relatively well combating the spread of COVID-19 on U.S. jobsites. While there have been outbreaks at high-profile projects such as Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas and as many as 13 San Francisco Bay Area jobsites, the industry as a [...]
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CHSRA releases 2020 sustainability report

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released its 2020 Sustainability Report: Building Resilience. The annual report details ongoing efforts to advance the nation’s largest and greenest infrastructure project and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in transportation. In the past year, the Authority has expanded efforts to deliver a system that maximizes benefits to underserved communities, protects natural resources […]

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