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Commercial Construction Strategies Expand Pies West Coast Presence

Pie continued its west coast presence in 2015 both in new construction and rehabilitative design services with multiple project additions throughout Arizona and California. “The west coast is a great market for us as the commercial construction industry is expected to experience double digit growth both this year and next,” said Matt Heron, Department Manager […]

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Top 10 Blog Posts From 2013

We dug up the Top 10 most popular blog posts from this year for you to reread, relive, and recirculate. Enjoy! Live Loads vs. Dead Loads: Defining Structural Repair Claims You’ve probably come across a structural claim where the terms “live load” and “dead load” get tossed around by a contractor or engineer regarding the […]

How Does Colorado Rank on Disaster Preparedness?

Record flooding, wildfires, tornadoes, frigid temps, high winds, hail, and blizzards……we’ve got all the natural disasters you can think of! Living in a mecca of natural disasters, you’d think we’d be reasonably skilled at responding to disasters……..not so much according to the national “Ready or Not?” survey, which placed Colorado this close to the bottom […]

Possible Arson at Colorado Office of BLM

Authorities are investigating the possibility of arson at the federal Bureau of Land Management office in Gunnison, Colorado after someone vandalized computers and set fire to the building this past weekend. A property damage assessment is o underway however it appears the building sustained primarily smoke and water damage losses. An arson-trained dog is being […]

Record Wildfire Season Sparks Homeowners Insurance Reform

A direct result from the destructive wildfires that ravaged Colorado over the last three years, homeowners will very soon be seeing new insurance changes to their home insurance policies. House Bill 1225 will take effect next year, making home insurance policies more user-friendly and easier to understand. The new legislation will ensure appropriate replacement coverage […]