Tilt-Up Innovation Showcased in CON/STEEL Building of the Year Competition

Tilt-up construction has been used throughout the United States for nearly a century, but every year contractors push the envelope of what can be built with tilt-up. The 2013 CON/STEEL Building of the Year competition showcases tilt-up innovation, marketplace diversity and architectural versatility. Two winners were selected from this year’s finalists: Architectural Achievement – Grenville […]

Special Daytona 500 Car Logo Designed by Newtown Architect

Architects are known for designing incredible spaces and amazing facilities, not typically graphic design and logos. But, one architect in Newtown, Connecticut, designed a logo that will be featured on one of the most prominent advertising spaces in the country – the hood of a NASCAR vehicle at the Daytona 500. The day after the […]

Announcing the 2013 CON/STEEL Conference

This spring, leaders in the tilt-up concrete construction industry will gather to share best practices, brainstorm sales strategies and network with contractors and industry suppliers. LJB Inc. will host the 2013 CON/STEEL Conference April 30-May 1 in Baltimore, Maryland. This event provides a focused opportunity for CON/STEEL Alliance™ members to improve their businesses. This year’s […]

Making the Air Barrier Argument for Tilt-Up

With the forthcoming changes to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), air barrier requirements have been a hot topic in the design and construction industry. The requirements are designed to provide a more airtight building and significantly reduce energy waste. The Construction Specifier recently published an article called “Making the Air Barrier Argument for Tilt-Up.” […]

Vote Today for This Year’s Best Tilt-Up Buildings

This year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) wants you to vote for the projects you think are most deserving of a Tilt-Up Achievement Award. To vote, go to TCA’s Facebook page and Like the photo or photos of the projects you think should win. If you need help deciding which projects to vote for, may […]