Woodstock, Ontario (November 2, 2020) Tilt Wall Ontario Inc. has been honoured with two awards Tilt-Up Achievement Awards for its off-grid Burk’s Falls residence project and affordable-housing project in Belleville.
To add to its growing team of construction professionals, Tilt Wall Ontario Inc. will be hiring a senior project manager to take on large-scale projects for the award-winning tilt-up construction business.
Tilt Wall is a subcontractor committed to delivering a superior building product to the Ontario construction industry since 2002. With its tilt-up construction and design experience Tilt Wall is able to assist its clients design buildings with lasting beauty and value. The Tilt Wall team works to build lasting relationships, and impacts the lives of those around them in a positive way, by training leaders, creating quality products and delivering services that exceed expectations.
The upcoming Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2020 is not only breaking new ground by going completely virtual, but also in one of its exciting online sessions which will highlight performance-based alternative designs in the tilt-up industry.
The popular Convention and Expo will be hosted online October 5–9, 2020 and allow registrants to create their own avatar to walk through the virtual venue.
Belleville’s Home for Good project transformed how Ontario should respond to our housing crisis.
One of the most important challenges Ontario is facing is the need to quickly build more affordable housing. Although we could write many articles on just the crisis itself, we are here to discuss a method of construction that can lower the cost of new building construction, and thus more quickly address the problem.
Brining Dreams to Reality, When No One Else Would! How Tilt Wall Brought One Family’s Vision to Life
Everyone has a vision in their head of what a dream home would and should be. The Vella’s dream home included life-style changes as well. They wanted to live more sustainable; environmentally as well as financially. Having a home that was “off the grid” and could offer energy efficiency, cumulating into monthly savings on essential services, was part of their dream design. Here’s how Tilt Wall stepped up, when other companies literally outpriced themselves to avoid the project, and became partners with the Vella’s to build their dreams into reality.
Choosing the right construction methods and materials can save millions in the long run
Tilt-up construction can save building owners more money than you may think. Studies show that the total cost to construct a building is between 5 and 10% of the actual amount paid to own and operate it. That means if you’re spending $1,000,000 on your new building’s construction, the cost when factoring in other long-term expenses such as maintenance and operating costs can be as high as $10,000,000.
Tilt-up construction allows for cost-conscious builders and owners to create an exceptional building at a better price while also tackling the elephant in the room – the massive costs required to operate the building and the large sums that can be saved over the long term.
The Sky’s the Limit for Tilt-Up Construction
Tilt-up construction has been used for everything from homes and single-storey businesses to expansive industrial distribution centres and big-box retail stores. Now the sky really is the limit on what tilt-up can do as engineers and architects are improving their understanding of tilt-up’s ability to not only go wider, but higher, than ever before.
When it comes to two trusted construction methods, which is right for your project?
There are many options when it comes to building a structure – masonry and tilt-up construction are two of the most common. Masonry is quite popular, and it has been around for centuries, dating all the way back to the 4th millennium. Tilt-up has been around for more than 100 years and is growing in popularity each year. When comparing tilt-up vs. masonry, which one is right for your project?
You drive by a residential construction project, and you notice something you haven’t seen before. Construction workers are building the walls for the residential structure on the ground. After all the walls are completed, the workers tilt the walls into place, before finishing the outside of the project by installing the roof.
Welcome to tilt-up construction, which offers developers several reasons to opt for the residential construction method.
The bad news is that winter is a high-risk time for construction workers.
In the US in 2014, there were 42,480 workplace injuries and illnesses involving ice, sleet or snow that required at least one day away from work to recuperate. If you consider that winter lasts roughly four months (November through February), this means there were 10,620 injuries or illnesses a month, or 354 a day.
The good news is that many winter-related workplace injuries and illnesses can be prevented. Here are five steps you can take at your job sites to improve your winter safety performance.