How to Choose an HVAC System for Your Metal Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 2:45:02 PM

Picking a Heating and Cooling Method for Your Steel Building

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Systems (HVAC) are different for every metal building project.

Some metal workshops only require a small stand up heater, while other commercial structures demand a robust HVAC system with multiple units and a sprinkler system.

Your HVAC system will entirely depend on your building's purposes and temperature control demands.

For the best outcome possible, start thinking about your heating and cooling technology as soon as possible.

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Topics: insulating a metal building, metal buildings, Steel building construction, HVAC

How a Construction Manager Can Keep Costs Down on Your New Metal Building

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 2:22:25 PM

Benefits of Hiring a Construction Project Manager

When you decide to purchase a Pre-Engineered Metal Building, you have a management decision to make.

Will you plan, budget, and construct the building yourself with minimal or no help, or will you take advantage of a Construction Project Manager?

Some metal building suppliers offer project managers at a steep cost.

Others provide experienced, professional Construction Management services for a fair price.

Before you decide to opt-in or opt-out of management services, consider the following ways a Construction Manager can help reduce the cost and construction time of your new Metal Building construction.

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Topics: Project Manager, Construction Management, Construction Manager, Steel Building FAQ

What Makes a Great Design Engineer?

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 12:29:11 PM

What to Look for in a Design Engineer

Are you looking for a design engineer for your new commercial metal building project?

From inception to erection, an exceptional design engineer will monitor the project every step of the way.

From creating and imagining the first 3D digital representation, to communicating with the project manager, resolving any issues on the job site fast and efficiently.

No matter what industry you need to construct your new metal building for, a design engineer can help.

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Topics: Design Engineer, Quality Designer Engineer

How to Ensure Quality While Building Commercial Construction Projects

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 12:22:48 PM

Quality Assurance for Commercial Construction Buildings

Constructing a new commercial metal building for your business is a significant investment.

We understand the concerns you may have about taking on a project of this magnitude, but we want to ease your mind by providing ways in which we ensure quality while building commercial construction projects.

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Topics: Commercial Steel Building Construction, how to ensure quality construction, quality assurance for commercial construction

The Secrets Behind Construction Company Prices and Why You Don't Need a Middleman

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 12:21:27 PM

Insight on Construction Company Costs and Why a Middleman Isn't Necessary

Construction company prices can vary depending on who you know, but this doesn’t mean you need to work with a middleman on your metal building project.

The only thing a middleman does is charge a markup to make a profit off of you.

Why go to a firm that doesn’t do any of the work themselves? With a little time, effort, and research you can do all of the work of a middleman on your own.

While we understand you can’t engineer, manufacture, and construct your new metal building all by yourself, you can find a company that does all three of these jobs for you, eliminating the need for a middleman for your construction project.

This will ultimately reduce the total overall cost you end up paying for your new construction project.

Save yourself the money and find your own reputable company to take on the job for your next metal building kit project.

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Topics: Metal Building Price, construction company prices, construction middleman

5 Must-Have Features for Your Airplane Hangar Design

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 10:57:45 AM

5 Features to Include in Your Airplane Hangar 

Whether you operate a crop duster, glider, helicopter, biplane or military aircraft, your airplane hangar can be much more than a storage space.

Some airplane owners transform their hangar into the ultimate hangout space for entertaining friends while admiring their aircraft.

Other pilots take advantage of working-from-hangar and incorporate a fully functional office space into their aircraft storage.

Others go all out and incorporate hangar and house designs into one and live full-time with their planes. 

As a pilot, you’ll want to make sure adequate space is set aside for the actual needs of your plane and aircraft maintenance, but the extra square footage doesn’t need to be wasted.

To keep your aircraft out of the elements and create a unique entertainment space on your property, consider incorporating these must-have design features to your hangar.

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Topics: steel building, pre-engineered metal building, hangar

Are Steel Buildings Helping the Recreational Industry Grow?

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 10:38:08 AM

How Metal Buildings Encourage Recreational Activity

What do commercial steel buildings and recreation have in common?

More than you think!

Both of these industries are expanding in the United States, and in many ways, they are benefiting from one another in their rising popularity.

Keep reading to learn how these sectors merge to encourage business growth and healthy habits.

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Topics: steel building, recreation

Why Using Cheap Steel (Chinese Steel) May Be Unsafe for Your Metal Building Project

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 10:20:54 AM

Chinese Steel is Unsafe and Should Not Be Used for Your Metal Building

Chinese-made steel is a massive problem in the steel industry because people are unaware of the quality of the steel they are purchasing.

Many individuals and businesses do not realize that Chinese steel firms are buying and partnering with American companies behind the scenes.

In fact, according to CNN Money, in 2015 alone 10,258 L-series visas were issued to Chinese workers, and that number is undoubtedly much higher now.

Chinese steel companies are sending workers to America and moving their production to the states.

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Topics: Steel building construction, Unsafe Cheap Steel, foreign-made steel, American-made steel

Feasibility Studies for Construction Projects

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 10:18:22 AM

Introduction to Feasibility Studies for Construction Projects

To determine if your preliminary plans can be constructed according to your specifications, your project may require a feasibility study, also known as a feasibility analysis or viability study.

Feasibility studies are preliminary studies that are undertaken in the earliest stages of a project to address and clear up doubts and address difficulties related to the proposed plans.

A well-designed and well-planned project feasibility study should determine:

  1. Whether or not the project is viable
  2. What site remediations need to be made in order to complete the project
  3. If another location would be better suited
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Topics: Steel Building Process, Building Design Efficiency

What is Building Information Modeling (BIM) and How Does it Work?

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 10:14:36 AM

What is BIM or Building Information Modeling?

BIM, or Building Information Modeling, is a three-dimensional software used by professional engineers to virtually map out your new metal building before construction begins.

This technology is now capable of transforming the way buildings and infrastructures are engineered and constructed.

Professional architects and engineers now have the tools necessary to more efficiently plan, design, and manage the construction of a building from the initial stages of conception.

From conceptualization to completion, this design software delivers new forms of freedom in the possibilities that were not previously imaginable.

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Topics: BIM 3D Modeling, Building Information Modeling software, How BIM works