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A Smart Way to Reduce Construction Labor Costs

A Smart Way to Reduce Construction Labor Costs

Managing construction costs effectively is an important measure of a project’s success. The margin of profit between time, material, construction labor costs, and completing the new wing of a hospital or commercial office space on time is very thin. To finish in the black, each phase of construction brings its own set of challenges that… Read more »

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A Sustainability Purchase for Healthcare Facilities

A Sustainability Purchase for Healthcare Facilities

Temporary sustainable wall systems in healthcare facilities are designed to meet the unique challenges posed by construction in patient occupied environments. As populations grow and expand, construction projects in and around healthcare facilities is an ever-increasing necessity. To meet demands, hospitals and healthcare centers are constantly undergoing expansion, renovation, and remodeling. The challenge for directors… Read more »

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Hide Construction in Corporate Offices with Temporary Walls

Hide Construction in Corporate Offices with Temporary Walls

Renovation projects in any work environment can present challenges, but when corporate office space is subjected to remodeling and renovation, temporary office wall panels or reusable office wall partition systems can offer a containment solution that greatly reduces disruption from the construction. Why Temporary Walls in Corporate Office Spaces Should Be Part of the Renovation… Read more »

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How Temporary Walls Help Airports During Renovation

How Temporary Walls Help Airports During Renovation

In today’s economy, airports have become more than centers of transportation. They have emerged as bustling centers of commerce and development. With the latter come renovation and construction projects that are commonly undertaken amongst immense crowds on their way somewhere. Temporary airport walls become necessary, if not essential, to complete these projects successfully and without… Read more »

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STARC Systems Achieves Record Growth in 2019

STARC Systems Achieves Record Growth in 2019

Increasing Investments for the Future Expansion STARC Systems, the premier manufacturer of reusable temporary wall containment for occupied renovations, finishes a record-breaking 2019 with an 86% increase in sales, the addition of 25 employees, the successful launch of a second solution,  and the award of a $500,000 loan from the Maine Technology Institute for continued… Read more »

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Why Use Lightweight Temporary Partitions During Construction?

Why Use Lightweight Temporary Partitions During Construction?

As a containment strategy during renovation, remodeling or additions, temporary partitions for construction projects have a prominent role in preventing or minimizing disruption to adjacent work or public areas in buildings. More importantly, the partitions also contain the transmission of dust, contaminants, and other potentially harmful particulates stirred up during the demolition. STARC Systems introduced… Read more »

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ASTM E-84 Fire Rating: Your Questions Answered

ASTM E-84 Fire Rating: Your Questions Answered

This article is used with permission from Intertek. The ASTM E-84 (often referred to as just “E-84”) is the standard test method for assessing the surface burning characteristics of building products. The purpose of this test is to observe the flame spread along with a sample in order to determine the relative burning behavior of… Read more »

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5 Tips for Infection Prevention on the Job Site

5 Tips for Infection Prevention on the Job Site

By law, an Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA) is conducted before any type of construction project begins at any healthcare facility. ICRA construction protocols apply to renovation projects, additions, or even routine maintenance at hospitals or healthcare facilities. Infection prevention and control measures must be the top priority for contractors who specialize in hospital construction… Read more »

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3 Ways to Keep Construction Dust Down

3 Ways to Keep Construction Dust Down

Controlling dust generated on worksites is important for the well-being of employee health and productivity. Erecting a construction dust barrier or providing respiratory protective equipment (RPE) can aid in controlling dust and help to reduce the health risks associated with inhaling construction dust. Whether building from the ground up or renovation projects or constructing a… Read more »

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