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Raising the Bar on Off-Campus Student Housing

August 1, 2017
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Category  /  Industry Trends  Innovation  Project Management

Related Projects  /  Hub Madison  The James  311 Harvard

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Companies like Core Spaces, a national student-housing developer, have taken purpose-built student housing to a completely different level.

Raising the Bar on Off-Campus Student Housing

Women in Construction Week – My Dream Job

March 6, 2017
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This week we celebrate National Women in Construction Week. I believe this is such an opportune time to raise awareness, as well as increase the support of and encourage women in the construction industry. It’s a field I love!

Women in Construction Week – My Dream Job

Construction Co-Op Gains Competitive Edge

December 13, 2016
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Category  /  Education  Human Resources  Project Management

Related Projects  /  DeForest Area School District

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From the field to the office and from site safety to project management, my time at Findorff as a Project Manager Co-Op has offered me both hands-on experience and much career direction. Prior to this opportunity, I had little familiarity in project management. However, through the help of my team and everyone at Findorff, I was able to develop many skills to guide my future in the construction industry.

Construction Co-Op Gains Competitive Edge

BubbleDeck: Replacing Concrete with Air

July 13, 2016
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Category  /  Field Operations  Industry Trends  Innovation  Project Management

Related Projects  /  ProHealth Care Central Utility Plant

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Recently, Findorff utilized BubbleDeck™ technology at our ProHealth Care – Central Utility Plant project in Waukesha, Wis. Using BubbleDeck™ in place of traditional slab construction can reduce weight by up to 35%.

BubbleDeck: Replacing Concrete with Air

Eyes on the Future

July 14, 2015
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The year 2015 marked our yearlong celebration honoring Findorff’s 125th anniversary. There have been many milestones along the way, but few more significant than our employee’s long-term success with our focus on craftsmanship and serving the community. As of last week, we are extremely proud to officially open the doors to our new 22,000-square-foot addition with a ceremonial ribbon cutting in Madison, Wis.

Eyes on the Future

Changes With LEED v4 Will Increase the Role We Play as Contractors

July 14, 2014
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The transition to LEED v4 will take time as our industry works to better understand its requirements. This upgrade to measure the performance of green buildings is intended to lower life-cycle costs, increase transparency, and promote integration.

Changes With LEED v4 Will Increase the Role We Play as Contractors

Collaboration is Key for Quality Control

November 7, 2013
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Category  /  Project Management

Related Projects  /  Epic Farm Campus  Epic Prairie Campus  Epic Solar Parking Structure

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The Epic Farm Campus is now fully occupied with the last Epic employees recently moved into the Stable. The Barn, Shed, Stable, Farmers Market, and parking structure, called the Farm Yard, were turned over to Epic within eight weeks. All buildings received their…

Collaboration is Key for Quality Control

Battling Wisconsin Winters at Jones’ Island

March 30, 2012
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Related Projects  /  Jones Island Turbine Replacement

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I don’t think it’s a mystery to anyone that Wisconsin winters can be a real challenge. This is especially the case in the construction industry, as we are working outdoors a good share of the time. To our pleasant surprise, this has not (yet) been the case for 2011.
Battling Wisconsin Winters at Jones’ Island