Author Archives: Allan Gibson

Above Ground Pool Heater Options

When one hears of an “above ground pool,” the image that most likely springs to mind is that of an inflatable, Wal-Mart variety one. Yet above ground pools can be well-made and provide a cheap alternative to the below-ground status symbol kind. Heating an above ground pool isn’t all that difficult, considering all you have to Read more »

Using Wind Energy

Wind turbines translate the wind in the atmosphere into electricity. Most turbines are fairly straightforward in their design: a tall supportive structure with 2-3 propellers on top. These vertical-axis turbines are what most people think about when they picture a wind turbine. Although far less common, there is also an “egg beater” style of turbine, Read more »

Types of Residential Building Types

There are many different types of construction involved in different types of residential buildings and it is considered to be one of the most popular types of construction. While these different types could include anything from townhouses, condos, regular family homes and apartments to name a few, each one is structured differently and include a Read more »

Risk Factors and Safety in the Construction Industry

When it comes to the construction industry, there are few industries that can relate to the depth of responsibility, high budgets, overall management and risks that come with it. Management of construction is not an easy task and it requires a great set of skills in order to maintain proper standards, comply to regulations and Read more »

How to Improve or Establish a Safety Management Model

If ever a construction plan or its site’s safety is compromised, necessary actions and changes need to be implemented to ensure the future safety of the people working on the relevant site, as well as the sustainability of the company that manages the site and construction thereof. All companies should comply to industrial laws and Read more »

A Career as a Construction Project Manager

In the role of any type of Manager, there are many aspects of successful planning, execution, control over different facets of the work environment and monitoring involved. When it comes to the line of construction, there is a more cautious and special planning range of skills involved. One must have the ability to ask questions, Read more »

Different Building Construction Types

Being educated regarding disaster and risk management operations might seem irrelevant to most people, but it’s incredibly important to those professionals out there who work hard to ensure the safety of a building, the people within that building, as well as the wellbeing of the entire community. Take firefighters, for instance, or people whose job Read more »

Construction Projects Overview

The word construction is a simple word, but a broad term that is used to define a process that involves bringing an idea together and to life. The process encompasses the setting up of a portable plant or site, where the material is implemented and kept on site until the work is completed. This process Read more »

Required Paperwork on a Construction Site

When it comes to health and safety in the construction industry, there are a lot to consider and countless regulations that need to be adhered to. The set up of a construction site is the most important factor in the planning of a construction project. It involves a lot of specific planning when it comes Read more »

Careers in Construction

Construction is a field that ranks quite high in the general job providing space and provides employment to people all over the world. Construction companies, in general, are managed on a project-to-project period basis. This means that a lot of jobs in construction aren’t full time, but in high demand and if you’re a good Read more »