Category: Buildings Under Construction / Builder’s Risk
Oct
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It’s no secret that more and more Americans have been moving to coastal states in the past few decades. In fact, today the population in coastline counties now accounts for about 50% of the US…

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Mar
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You might wonder why fire protection is important in a building that is under construction – especially if the building will have noncombustible and/or fire rated construction. An estimated 4,800 fires occur annually on construction…

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Sep
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The use of natural gas is very common in most industrial and commercial buildings. The gas can be used for process and/or heating. Natural gas is highly combustible, and various precautions are needed to ensure…

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Sep
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During the construction, alterations or demolition of a building, the potential risk from fire is usually greater than when the building is fully occupied and functional. As work progresses, the introduction of combustibles such as…

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Feb
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Mezzanines are commonly used to maximize building space and ergonomics in both production and storage areas. The need for automatic sprinkler protection beneath a mezzanine with a solid deck/floor is rarely questioned when the occupancy…

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