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Downtime is a vampire for your business. It drains productivity and profitability and causes delays in every aspect of your operation. Losing a mission-critical system or your data connection is bad enough, but nothing can bring you to a complete halt like a loss of electrical power. Back in 2016, Delta Air Lines’ operations center…
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One thing we pride ourselves on at JLJ and Associates is our exceptional relationships with our subcontractors. And while you might think, “Well, that’s nice, but how does it help me?” you might be surprised. Our subcontractors are essential to what we do, providing specialized skills and performing crucial tasks in the course of any…
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When you’re choosing a contractor to perform expansions, updates, repairs, or renovations for your commercial, retail, or industrial space, you need to consider a lot of factors, such as cost, scheduling, performance on past projects, and a thousand other things. One that you may have yet to consider is one of the most important: how…
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Over the last several months, we’ve discussed the importance of keeping your business’s raised access flooring well-maintained and up-to-date. As we’ve shown, a worn or damaged access floor is a recipe for disaster, creating hazards for your employees and equipment and opening your business up to significant liability in the event of an injury or…
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In last month’s article, we discussed why it might be time to consider replacing your data, telecom, or other facility’s raised access flooring. While there are some great reasons to consider a replacement, including potential energy savings, reduced maintenance costs, and easier infrastructure upgrades, the most compelling reason is this: A damaged raised floor system…
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Your data or communications center’s raised access flooring is a lifesaver. It makes maintaining your electrical, data, and HVAC infrastructure infinitely easier. It improves airflow around and through your valuable equipment. It makes installing new equipment a much simpler and faster process. Unfortunately, it also has an expiration date. Raised access flooring systems are built…
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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, every market sector has seen an increased focus on indoor air quality, plant cleanliness, and contamination control. Long before the pandemic began, though, operations in several industries have maintained clean environments as required by their products or services. Cleanrooms are a common feature in many facilities, including: Hospitals…
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You’ve found a great commercial space for your business. It’s in a high-traffic area with plenty of parking, the façade is attractive and inviting, it has ample room for both your sales floor and your stock and office spaces, and the rent is reasonable. There’s just one problem: the interior is not laid out correctly…
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Contracting for a new commercial, industrial, or government facility is complex. With dozens of subcontractors, reams of regulations and codes, and a mountain of logistics to oversee, the traditional design-bid-build cycle for large construction is becoming harder and harder for organizations to manage. With the increasing weight of regulatory requirements, the complexity of construction and…
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