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Five Safety Tips Every Construction Worker Needs To Follow

Construction works have a dangerous job because of the workplace hazards they face every day. Nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day. The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in this category for all sectors. Some of the […]

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The Benefits Of Having Your Home Insulated

If you break into a sweat each time you have to face another energy bill, adding insulation to your home could reduce the amount of heating and cooling appliances you need to use. Insulation is one of the least expensive things a homeowner can do to make their home more energy-efficient. Insulation is practical for […]

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Trilantic North America Acquires Majority Stake in USI

Trilantic North America Acquires Majority Stake in USI – January 09, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–United Subcontractors, Inc. (“USI” or the “Company”) has announced the completion of an equity investment and recapitalization in partnership with Trilantic North America. Trilantic North America now holds a majority stake in USI, with the Company’s management […]

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Whole House & Local Ventilation Systems: How They Affect The Air You Breathe

Ventilation is a necessary component of any home, especially with how many functions modern HVAC systems have. A good ventilation system will keep the inside environment ventilated, heated, cooled and humidified depending on the homeowners preference. Whole-house ventilation systems, in particular, can affect indoor air quality on a larger scale than local ventilation systems, which […]

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USI National Spray Foam Technician Trainer Completes Graco Reactor 2 Training

Matthew Frauenhofer, USI National Spray Foam Technician Trainer, completed the Graco Reactor 2 Training this week. Led by Darrick Grewe, the training took place at Graco’s facility in Minneapolis, MN. Graco supplies USI branches across the country with our Reactors, spray guns, hoses, O-rings, and replacement parts, as well as our airless sprayers for ignition […]

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What is whole-building design?

Architects, engineers and project management leaders continually strive to find innovative ways to design and produce efficient and environmentally friendly spaces. Whole-Building design treats a building as a single system. Whole-building design has become the gold-standard in creating a sustainable building design that works as a symbiotic system, fostering full integration, seamless workflow, and a […]

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