Expansion Planning Checklist Part 1: Preconstruction Considerations

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 1: Preconstruction Considerations

Before beginning any type of construction project, laying down the groundwork is key. Addressing all the details involved helps to provide a flowing, streamlined construction project. This planning and preparation phase, known as Preconstruction, is where design and construction cost come together to ensure your project can be completed within budget and schedule. Learn about…

Benefits of Contracts

Benefits of Contracts

When entering any kind of project, many details, steps and parties are involved. From compensation specifics, materials needed, timeline and much more, having as much detail and information written and agreed upon before the project begins is key. There are many benefits to having an established contract prior to the start of a new job….

What You Should Know About Payment Terms

Across the board in the contractor industry, payment terms are usually pretty standard. Most contractors abide by theAmerican Institute of Architects (AIA) standards. The AIA advocates for the value of architecture and gives contractors and architects the resources they need to do their best work. These standards are useful for all sizes of projects, but they…

Benefits of using Butler Pre-engineered Buildings

Benefits of using Butler Pre-engineered Buildings

Associated Contractors is proud to be your local Butler® builder, but what exactly does that mean? Through every step from budgeting and design consultation, to complete construction management and permitting, we strive to offer you the best service available. Here are some of the top benefits of using Butler pre-engineered buildings and of being a…

What is LEED and Why is it Important to Green Building?

What is LEED and Why is it Important to Green Building?

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system that guides builders on how to create the most efficient and cost-saving green buildings. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, green building is the practice of designing, constructing, and operating buildings to maximize occupant health and productivity, use fewer resources, reduce waste and…

How to Keep Your Company Open During Renovation or Expansion

How to Keep Your Company Open During Renovation or Expansion

Expanding and renovating your business can be an exciting project. Whether your goal is to add more area or to spruce up your already established space, all of the work can be done while your business is operating. On top of your regular day-to-day operations, you have to be mindful of the safety and comfort…

What It Means To Be A Butler Builder

What It Means To Be A Butler Builder

With the convenience of the Internet constantly at our fingertips, searching for and finding a well-respected, reliable builder can be an overwhelming task. By working with Associated Contractors, we make it easy for you to relax knowing that you are being taken care of by industry-leading professionals with years of experience. We are proud to…