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Building green doesn’t always have to cost you extra green

I don’t have to tell you that green building projects took a huge hit when the economy tanked. For many cash-strapped businesses and clients struggling to stay afloat, environmental building specs and materials went from the trendy “must-have” list to a luxury many projects could not afford. If you’re an architect, engineer or contractor still [...]

By | June 3rd, 2013|Concrete Fence|Comments Off on Building green doesn’t always have to cost you extra green

Our virtual wall helps architect get approval for the real thing

A concrete wall should never be a barrier to your project being completed on time and on budget. We made sure our wall didn’t hold up a school construction project this spring in St. Louis, Mo. The school wanted to add a 12-foot-high wall, too high to be automatically approved under the city’s zoning ordinances. [...]

By | May 27th, 2013|Concrete Fence|Comments Off on Our virtual wall helps architect get approval for the real thing

6 Expectations from a National Precast Concrete Association-Certified Plant

Any concrete producer may be able to manufacture precast concrete fences. But not every concrete plant is NPCA-certified. Plants with this certification must follow strict guidelines, abide by certain quality assurances and maintain quality control. Here are 6 features to ask for when specifying precast concrete fences on your next project bid: Project specs vetted [...]

By | May 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 Expectations from a National Precast Concrete Association-Certified Plant

IL DOT: Concrete Wall Case Study

If you work with government projects, I believe you’ll appreciate this story. Illinois DOT – $000 Million Highway Widening Construction Project Nine times out of 10, Artisan Precast is just a small part of an overall construction project. […]

By | May 13th, 2013|Concrete Wall|Comments Off on IL DOT: Concrete Wall Case Study

I fought the law, and…guess who won

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a “new sheriff in town,” when it comes to turnkey design, manufacture and installation of concrete precast walls. New as in “new way of thinking” about making the government permit approval process a “zero bureaucratic headache” for you: We handle it for you. (I’m about to tell you a [...]

By | May 6th, 2013|Concrete Fence|Comments Off on I fought the law, and…guess who won