Tilt-Up & Steel Construction A proven framework for warehousing structures - Tilt Wall Ontario

Tilt-Up and Steel Construction: A Proven Framework for Warehousing Structures

Steel construction has been a traditional and respected building method for many years in Ontario and it is one of the main competitors for the Tilt-Up and Precast Industries. But the use of steel in construction is not necessarily exclusive of concrete or blocks.

In larger or more sophisticated projects, various raw materials and construction methods are frequently used together. In fact, steel, concrete and tilt-up construction can be used together to provide the best quality and value.

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Top 10 Tilt-Up Building Designs Across North America - Marine Corps Support Facility - TiltWall Ontario

Top 10 Tilt-Up Building Designs Across North America

In North America, Tilt-Up construction is most closely associated with warehousing. The method’s reputation for combining speed and safety with cost-savings, durability and energy efficiency has made it a popular choice for the industrial and commercial market from coast to coast.

But for architects, Tilt-Up offers a wide palette of creative design options. Those who familiarize themselves with the method soon learn that site-cast concrete can build much more than big-box structures.

Here are ten diverse projects from across North America that showcase what Tilt-Up can do, both in terms of form and function.
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Tilt-Up Construction for Architects The Pros and Cons - Tilt Wall Ontario

Tilt-Up Construction for Architects: The Pros and Cons

Tilt-Up Construction was pioneered by California architect Irving Gill in the 1920s, who used it to express a sleek, undecorated aesthetic, inspired by the method’s engineering efficiency.

By the mid-20th century, tilt-up had become the method of choice for big-box, warehouse, and low-cost housing projects, due it’s ease of use, speed of erection, low cost, and durability.
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Why You Should Join a Professional Construction Industry Association - TiltWall Ontario Inc.

Why You Should Join a Professional Construction Industry Association

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford were two of the greatest innovators of the early 20th century. After meeting at a conference in 1896, they also became life-long friends. The ability to bounce ideas off each other – no matter how far-fetched they appeared to be – undoubtedly inspired both creative geniuses to even greater heights.

That type of informal interaction is just one of the many benefits that can still be found by joining a professional industry association.
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Join us at the Canadian Concrete Expo, 2018 – Toronto, ON

Tilt Wall Ontario is excited to announce to be the Platinum Sponsor for the only national trade show in Canada dedicated to the concrete construction industry, presented by Building Point & Symons By Dayton Superior.

Being the Platinum Sponsor, Tilt Wall Ontario obtains VIP passes to distribute to you that provides free Trade Show Admission (must pre-register).
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10 Technology Trends the Construction Industry Should Watch in 2018 - TiltWall Ontario Inc.

10 Technology Trends the Construction Industry Should Watch in 2018

How will technology advance in 2018, and how will it affect the construction industry? It’s a great question and one that has no clear answer. The future is hard to predict and we certainly don’t have a crystal ball – but here’s a list of 10 technology trends to watch in the year ahead. Continue reading “10 Technology Trends the Construction Industry Should Watch in 2018”

Tilt Wall 15 years - Tilt Wall Ontario Inc.

15 Years of Tilt Wall – Project Timeline

2017 was a milestone for Tilt Wall Ontario Inc. In 2002 we lifted our first tilt-up panel. 15 years later we celebrated lifting our 2000th panel in Whitby, Ontario.

The many applications of the tilt-up system deliver a green building with quality, speed, economics, durability and beauty. With more than 50 buildings and 2000 panels comprising over 1,000,000 square feet of panels Tilt Wall has become a leader in tilt-up construction in Ontario.

We want to thank everyone who has been involved in the growth of Tilt Wall over the past 15 years. Let’s go 15 years back in time, to were it all started.

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The Technical Aspects of Concrete Sandwich Panels Explained - Tilt Wall Ontario

The Technical Aspects of Concrete Sandwich Panels Explained

It’s common knowledge that heat transfer through walls, roofs, doors, and windows is one of the biggest contributors to energy waste in any building. And as new building envelope requirements reflect a growing focus on energy efficient building design, the interest in Tilt-Up concrete sandwich wall panels continues to grow.
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