Building Design and Construction: The Benefits of Hiring The Professionals

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It is all too easy, especially with the accessibility of information on the internet, to be tempted to complete a massive project on your own. When it comes to building design and construction, it’s safe to say this is one area where experts are a must. Performing do-it-yourself alterations like painting a bedroom or installing a tile floor is one thing, but managing a personal construction project is an entirely different situation. It is always better to call a construction management company and rely on the experts when your construction project can quickly get out of control.

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Employing a construction management firm opens doors and connections that you could never have by completing the project yourself. Our reputation and experience in the industry means we have experienced staff and a fleet of vendors to get high-quality materials. The resources behind us here at Schroeder can turn your project into a work of art.

Precision

A construction manager’s experience means they understand how long projects will take to complete and plan each step to the highest level of efficiency strategically. This allows his team to multitask without sacrificing the attention to detail it’ll take to get everything right.

Proper Precautions

When you hire a team of professionals, they will take care of each detail. All of the necessary paperwork, permits, and other miscellaneous items will be taken care of. You will be sure the process is legal, proper, and well done. If you were to try to complete all the proper precautions on your own for the first time, there’s a chance you’ll miss something significant – halting your project.

Less Stress

Doing a construction project all by yourself is not a small challenge. Although you’re motivated and ready to go in the beginning, this eagerness will likely wear off when the tedious tasks start to pile up. Hiring a construction manager alleviates this stress and allows you to complete the project of your dreams without having to screw in 30 light switch covers by hand.

Even if the project is small, it can quickly spiral out of control without guidance. Professionals here at Schroeder Construction Management will work with you to keep your project on track from the initial building design and construction phases.

For more information on how our experts can ensure your project goes smoothly, contact Schroeder today at (603)-882-1822!

4 of the Most Famous Steel Buildings Around the World

If there’s one thing for certain, it’s that steel buildings are serious business. Steel is the foundation for some of the tallest, most impressive structures worldwide. Because our team is devoted to all aspects of design-build, we’re taking this moment to give credit where credit is due.

In this article, we’re looking at four of the most impressive steel buildings ever built. While, of course, there are several more, these four have captured the attention of millions and remain standing to this day.

Eiffel Tower

Possibly one of the most famous structures worldwide, located in the heart of Paris, the Eiffel Tower is hands-down impressive. Built in 1889 for the Universal Exhibition, this iconic landmark took a mere 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to complete. Quite the accomplishment given the time and equipment on hand.

The design of the Eiffel Tower was a combined effort of 50 engineers and designers who began work in January of 1887. On March 31, 1889, and 7,300 tons of iron and 2.5 million rivets later, the project was complete. Standing  1,050 feet above ground level, the Eiffel Tower held the title of the world’s tallest structure for 42 years.

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Empire State Building

Another household name among icon structures is the Empire State Building located in New York City. Designed in 1931, this structure was one that was undoubtedly ahead of its time. Standing at 1.454 feet, this 103-story skyscraper held the title of the world’s tallest structure for nearly 40 years, but took under one year to construct!

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Willis (Sears) Tower

If you’ve ever traveled to Chicago, the Sears Tower, also referred to as the Willis Tower, is one that can’t be missed. Standing 1,450 feet high, construction of the 110-story building began in 1970 and took three years to reach completion. Featuring a steel-framed bundled-tube construction method, building the tower took the efforts of over 2,000 construction workers and 76,000 tons of steel.

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Burj Khalifa

Standing as the world’s tallest man-made structure since its opening in 2009, the Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai. With 163 floors, the building was also designed with a steel-framed bundled-tube construction method. Upon completion, the final calculations leave the structure standing 2,716.5 feet with over 4,400 shorts ton; 3,900 long tons of structural steel, concrete, and glass paneling.

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As you can see, the construction of steel buildings is no joke! When properly planned and executed, a steel structure is one of the most reliable solutions. However, it takes a team of dedicated experts to design and successfully implement such a project with the precision required. At Schroeder Construction Management, you’ll find just that.

If construction of steel buildings is in your future, we are your solution. Contact Schroeder Construction Management today for more information (603) 882-1822.

Commercial Construction Management and Sustainability

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Environmental sustainability is a hot topic lately across all industries, increasing traction over the last year. Commercial construction is no exception. As one of the most reputable commercial construction management companies, our team at Schroeder Construction is delving into this topic headfirst.

Sustainability can take many forms and meanings, depending on what industry you’re involved in. However, in our world, it generally involves natural resources. At Schroeder, we’re committed to providing our clients with high-quality buildings made from the best materials. Unlike other companies, we realize that this commitment doesn’t have to come at a cost for the planet. Our team takes precautions to choose building materials that are responsibly sourced and recycled when possible.

Plan Your Resources

Before taking on a sustainable commercial construction management project, you have to analyze how your resources will be utilized. At Schroeder, our team takes time to ensure we use each site to its fullest potential, and that nothing goes to waste. Additionally, our practices minimize energy usage.

Energy conservation reduces the amount of potentially hazardous byproducts released into the air. Further, this type of awareness can also be extremely cost-effective.

Energy & Water Conservation

In addition to energy conservation, water preservation, and using materials in the most efficient way possible is another goal during our projects. Using less water and ensuring the water around us is kept free of chemicals and hazardous materials is an easy way to become a more sustainable company.

We work hard to not only meet but exceed the environmental standards set by the government. When it comes to keeping your water clean, every detail of every aspect is considered. These precautions not only keep you safe in the immediate future but also prevent using additional energy to remove chemicals from the water.

Staying Healthy

Once your commercial building is complete, using sustainably sourced materials is beneficial for the health of those who frequent the space. In addition to being sourced responsibly, these materials typically contain fewer to no chemicals which are found in traditional materials. Choosing cleaner materials can be beneficial to your physical health, and also your financial portfolio. The local and federal governments often supply tax breaks for companies using sustainable materials and energy conservation methods.

At Schroeder Construction Management, we’re dedicated to designing the commercial building of your dreams. For more information on our commercial construction management service, contact us at 603-882-1822.

Streamlining the Building Design and Construction Process

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At Schroeder Construction Management, Inc., we place a high emphasis on the customer experience by producing results that surpass the highest of expectations. Of course, this means our team effectively communicates with each client throughout the entire building design and construction process. However, to reach this goal, it also means that we’ll go to extreme lengths to ensure every project is finished in an affordable and timely manner. One way we accomplish this is by utilizing Ceco Building Systems.

As an authorized Ceco builder, we have access to some of the highest quality, most durable, and extremely customizable prefabricated building materials in the industry. Ceco Building Systems offers our builders and designers pre-engineered framing systems. These frames, as well as panel systems, are made of steel that works together perfectly to expedite the construction process in its entirety. Our partnership with Ceco Building Systems allows the design and construction to become a far more streamlined process. Instead of framing a building on-site, the pre-engineered building materials that Ceco provides come ready to construct as a whole.

Exceptional Results

When you are looking for a durable, resilient, and environmentally friendly metal building, industry experience and reach matter. From building conception to completion, our team is an experienced construction management company that oversees every aspect of the process. Design build reduces the overlapping costs of working separately with a designer and General Contractor. Not only will you save time and money, but you’ll have peace of mind. This type of partnership allows the building owner straight access and clear communication ensuring a strong relationship throughout the entire construction process.

 

Founded in 2005, Schroeder Construction Management offers a variety of construction services for every need and requirement. From design build construction to energy and historic preservation, our team has the experience and expertise you’ve been searching for.

For more information on how our company can save yours money, contact us today. Effectively handling building design and construction from start to finish is what we do best. Call us today at (603) 882-1822.

 

 

Building Design and Construction: Making Buildings More Energy Efficient

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In a world that is more aware of the human effects on the environment than ever before, creating buildings through sustainability is imperative. At Schroeder Construction Management, we take great pride in our ability to offer our customers with building design and construction solutions that are energy efficient. Thus, significantly benefitting not only their operating expenses but also our environment.

As a professional construction management company, our team oversees every aspect of your project to provide you with a finished product that surpasses all expectations. From the initial consultation to design, execution, to completion of both large and small projects, we are one entity with the ability to ensure that every step of construction is completed on time.

Schroeder Construction applies this perspective to each project we manage, especially those having to do with energy efficiency. Renovating buildings so that they are more energy-efficient provides building owners with a variety of benefits. Below is a brief listing of a few of those benefits:

  • Improve air and water quality
  • Conserve and restore natural resources
  • Reduce waste streams
  • Reduce operating costs
  • Create and shape markets promoting a Green future
  • Enhance occupant comfort and health

Furthermore, Green buildings create a less significant impact on our environment as well. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, buildings account for 39% of U.S. energy use, 12% of U.S. water consumption, 68% of U.S. electricity consumption, and 38% of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions.

When you work with Schroeder Construction Management to undergo energy renovations, your carbon footprint becomes much smaller while saving a great deal of money on energy costs as well. We are certified to complete commercial energy audits to find out how we can make your building more energy-efficient. By doing so, we’ll reduce your building’s operating costs and improve occupant productivity by providing a cleaner, safer indoor environment. You can also rest easy knowing that you’re helping our environment by conserving natural resources, improving water and air quality, and by protecting natural ecosystems.

As an environmentally conscious construction management company, we take energy renovation projects with enthusiasm unparalleled in the industry. Changing our environment one job at a time is an incredibly crucial endeavor for making the world a more sustainable place.

For more information on environmentally sound building design and construction, contact our team at Schroeder Construction Management today (603) 882-1822.

Building Design and Construction: The Benefits of Metal Buildings

As a design-build construction manager, Schroeder Construction Management Inc. (SCMI) has handled plenty of extensive construction projects. The advantage of working with a company like ours is that your construction project is overseen by one entity from project inception to completion versus working with multiple sub-contractors who are not privy to every aspect of the overall project. SCMI can effectively and professionally coordinate each phase of construction. This fact serves to eliminate common project obstacles like miscommunication and micro-managing. From building design and construction, we work hands-on to ensure our clients that projects are being constructed professionally, on budget, and on schedule.

One aspect of commercial construction that we excel in is metal buildings. For example, our team was responsible for a 10,000 sq. ft. addition to the Airex Filter Corp. building in Hudson, NH. During this project, we were able to save time and money utilizing CECO Building Systems software to pre-engineer the process.

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Staying Green While Working with Metal

When undergoing a commercial building project, owners have several material options to choose from. Here at Schroeder Construction, steel and metal buildings are our preference for several different beneficial reasons. Here are just a few of those reasons:

  • Durability

  • Strength

  • Cost-efficient

  • Quicker installation to save money and keep schedules on time

 

However, aside from the above features, metal buildings hold one significant benefits over other materials; they have beneficial environmental aspects as well. Unlike other materials, metal can be recycled and reused many times without losing any of its inherent strength and malleability. By opting for metal, you’re leaving minimal environmental impact. Here are a few other considerations to keep in mind when choosing metal:

  • Conserving natural resources

  • Reducing solid waste

  • Improving air quality

  • Improving water quality

  • Fewer repairs

  • Less maintenance

 

In a world where technology is advancing at exponential rates, the importance of recycling is continuously becoming ever more apparent. Building with metal is an undertaking that helps to ensure the health of our natural environment while producing incredibly durable structures in far more time-efficient ways.

 

If you have an upcoming commercial construction project that will involve several layers of management, save yourself time and money by contacting our team at 603-882-1822. Here at Schroeder Construction Management, we’ll provide you with professional building design and construction that will execute your project with ease. Call today for more information on how our team can assist you.

Design-Build Construction: Why You Should Hire Schroeder

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In the field of commercial construction, when you want something done right, you either do it yourself or hire a company with the expertise and experience to get the job completed with accuracy. For instance, it makes sense to work with a company that specializes in the design-build method of construction. If you’re not familiar with this concept, it merely means that one entity, such as Schroeder Construction, handles all phases of the construction process.

 

From the inception of your project, through the design stage, and onto the construction and completion, Schroeder Management will make the process seamless. By working within the design-build construction methodology, you’ll have the most efficient way to manage and complete a project.

A few benefits of design-build are:

  • Elimination of miscommunications between sub-contractors and middlemen

  • Projects remain on, or under allotted budgets

  • Reduction of overlapping cost when working with multiple designers or contractors

  • Save time and money for the owner

  • Owners are enabled with the ability to build a robust one-on-one relationship throughout the entire construction process with one primary contact.

Being part of the design phase of construction allows our team to Schroeder Construction Management to get a clear and concise overview of how a construction project is going to go before the first tool is picked up. Using state of the art commercial construction design software, we can plan out how every square inch of a construction project should go in order to surpass customer expectations and to remain on budget.

Sully’s Superette Renovations

An excellent example of how we utilized the design-build method of construction is when we significantly renovated Sully’s Superette in Goffstown, NH. Working on both the exterior and interior of the structure, our team was able to seamlessly and efficiently remove and relocate the store’s front entrance. However we didn’t stop there. Further construction included building the store a new entrance vestibule, as well as touch up interior renovations. From there our team finished the exterior of the building with faux stone and vinyl siding.

The result was a spectacular success with the store owners. The construction process went flawlessly, and we were able to remain on budget and finish the project within the allotted time frame. These renovations are a testament to the effectiveness of the design-build method of construction as well as the importance of using the most up to date design software available in the construction field today.

 

If you have an upcoming commercial construction project that will involve several layers of management, save yourself time and money by contacting our team at 603-882-1822.

 

Commercial Construction: Building Design and Construction

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When it comes to commercial construction, the details can be overwhelming.  From planning to defining roles and delegation, to budget, and execution, several aspects need attending.  Further, all details are equally important and require vast amounts of attention.  With the services of a construction management team, like Schroeder Construction Management, your company can save time and money with the use of a single resource.

 

Design Build

A project delivery system which encompasses all aspects of building design and construction, design-build is overseen by one entity.  An  essential piece of this element is ensuring your contractor is involved with the design phase of the project.  This allows for effective management of the entire project.  Further, design-build helps to keep your budget under control.  Often companies will pay overlapping costs from the use of several resources.  With the use of one entity, you’re eliminating any chance of time overlap and duplicate efforts.

 

Construction Management

Another aspect of commercial construction that entails numerous details is the budgeting.  However, by using the services of a construction management team, you’re hiring someone to ensure your costs stay on track.  By setting up budgets and schedules, the most effective, and timely, methods of project completion can be established.  With a high level of communication, you’ll have peace of mind throughout the entire process, knowing that your schedule is on track.

 

General Contracting

Similar to construction management, a general contractor will oversee the project.  However, the focus will be on the actual building of, and the teams needed to do so.  From architects and engineers to masonry and carpentry, an experienced general contractor will have developed strong relationships over the years.  Thus having the go-to resources and expertise needed to give you an exceptional final project.

 

Although each commercial construction project is unique, with the help of an experienced team, the job can be simplified.  From building design and construction management, Schroeder can save you time and money.  Founded in 2005, Schroeder Construction Management offers a variety of services, ensuring every detail of your project is attended to and completed in a timely manner.  Contact Schroeder today to learn more about how they can help with your commercial projects (603) 882-1822.

 

Why Choose Schroeder Construction Management?

general contractorConstruction management companies offer specialized project management services.  Whether your needs involve commercial construction, design-build, renovations, or industrial steel buildings, Schroeder Construction Management has the expertise to handle what your project requires.  President, Jack Schroeder, has over 30 years of experience as a general contractor, priding himself and his team on their high level of professionalism and production.

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With a staff comprised of experienced managers, supervisors, and tradesman, working together ensures an exceptional result.  The team works directly with talented architects and engineers to take projects from the planning stage through the building phase.

Construction Management

Similarly, the team at Schroeder Construction will oversee projects from inception to completion.  By identifying objectives critical to the project, a professional execution can then take place.  No matter the scale of the project, each aspect will be given particular focus during the construction process.  Offering a high level of communication, customers are kept up-to-date on the progress.

Steel Buildings

Further, Schroeder Construction Management is a certified CECO metal building contractor.  Constructing steel buildings offer many benefits and a perfect for additions or new construction.  Metal buildings are resilient and can save our customers time and money with a cost-efficient quick installation.

Design Build

Reducing the overlapping cost of working with separate contractors, Schroeder Construction Management offers design-build in the construction industry.  By utilizing this delivery system, the customer enables one entity to oversee not only the design but construction services.  Thus, strengthening the relationship with the client throughout the entire construction process.

 

Unlike many commercial construction management companies, Schroeder Construction offers an array of services.  Whether you are looking at metal buildings or historical restoration, Jack Schroeder will get your job done right.  By utilizing one general contractor for your project, you enable a strong foundation.  Eliminating scheduling conflicts that could bring your project to a halt, and overpaying multiple people all directed towards the same result are things of the past.   Contact the team at Schroeder Construction Management today for all of your general contractor needs (603) 882-1822.

Why Choose Metal Buildings?

If you’re in the market for a new commercial building, there’s no doubt you’ve been bombarded with decisions lately. Where are you going to build? How much square footage do you need? What kind of material is it going to be? Here at Schroeder Construction, we want to help you make the most informed choices and create a property that’s conducive to your needs. We specialize in commercial construction, especially metal buildings, and we can help decide if it’s for you.

Easy to Maintain

Metal buildings are popular for commercial use due to their ability to retain temperature. Whether you need to keep the building hot or cold, the temperature is less likely to falter with the weather outside. They are great at retaining heat, which means cost savings for you when it comes to utility costs. Better yet, your energy savings could be so significant that the government rewards you with a tax break for being so environmentally friendly!

Quick Build

Choosing metal over other materials can also translate to cost savings when it comes to building costs. They are easier and faster to build than traditional builds, so you won’t have to experience significant downtime or high labor costs. The pieces of metal are prefabricated to fit together, so they only need to be put together like a puzzle on site.

Customizable & Durable

Another perk of using metal buildings compared to other building materials is how customizable it is. People immediately think about steel sheds or barns, the design of a metal building is almost entirely up to you. From skylights and windows to exterior covers to make the property look brick, you can get whatever look you want in your new metal building.

Technology today has come a long way when it comes to construction processes and building materials. Metal buildings can be used for a variety of uses, is it right for you? Call 603-882-1822 to speak with a professional here at Schroeder Construction.