Achieving Building Performance or adding insulation… What’s better, volume or margin?
I suppose that depends on your business model. Volume is a good model when money is flowing in the market, but when the economy pulls back, it can really hurt a volume-based business. When it comes to margin, everybody wants it, but commodity type selling rarely offers it. There’s a whole world of higher margin […]
R-Value Basics: Can Insulation Be Used in Lieu of Fire Sprinklers?
Can insulation be used in lieu of sprinklers? If so, does it make sense to do it? In short, yes. Outside of alarms and smoke detectors, fire protection systems in buildings fall into two categories, active and passive. The fire protection systems you may be familiar with are active, think ceiling water sprinklers or fire […]
3 Important National Safety Month Tips to Use All Year Round
When it comes to the field of construction, the saying “Built on Blood, Sweat & Tears” is a way of life. It’s no surprise that safety should be a top priority during insulation and construction work, but sometimes proper safety measures can fall through the cracks or get overlooked. Since June is National Safety Month, […]