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Grooved Mechanical Pipe-Joining Systems: Boosting the Bottom Line

By Dave Hudson, Victaulic Grooved mechanical piping systems have been changing the way contractors do business for more than 85 years. In its nearly century-long existence, grooved piping has become the preferred pipe-joining method for installing commercial HVAC and fire protection systems, and an increasingly popular option for installing plumbing and other piping systems within commercial buildings. Despite its history, ...

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Wellness Programs Help the Bottom Line

By Michael D. Sessions, PhD The Challenge Health care costs are rising at an unsustainable rate. One study found health premiums increased 50 percent between 2003 to 20101. Three percent of the workforce is absent on any given day for reasons other than vacation or labor dispute2. Presenteeism, a term describing employees who show up for work ill and not ...

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Filling Boots

AGC and industry partners work together to promote construction as a career.

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