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Pre-Planning/Pre-Construction

As a pre-construction adviser, Ahern’s knowledge and experience not only benefits the general contractors but the architects and building owners through early involvement in system selection that meets the end users’ goals and budget.

Do you want to humidify your building without the use of boilers, electric heating elements or canisters that need cleaning and replacement?

Construction layout and surveying is all about accuracy. Until recently, these processes were performed manually by multiple people, and took a great deal of time and effort.

BIM Basics

Monday, March 21, 2016

BIM is a broad term that stands for “Building Information Modeling”.

BIM is used to help depict sequences of activities during a project, clarify spaces, and identify design conflicts between structural and mechanical trades.

Who knew that prefabricated mechanical racking systems were so COOL? Ahern recently unveiled a time-lapse video that was filmed over several months, chronicling the assembly and installation of 32 multi-trade racking systems for the Froedtert CFAC project in Milwaukee.

Don’t see the value of fire protection preconstruction services during the design phase of your project?

Every construction project requires coordination and planning to achieve success. Whether a small, simple installation or a longer more complex project, every activity must fit into an overall plan that integrates with all other required activities.