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Articles from July, 2020

Jul 31, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

It was an electrician’s end of life musings that led Jake Herron to start his pipefitter apprenticeship in 2002. 

“I was working as a pipelayer when my ex-father-in-law mentioned that if he had a do over, he would join the Local 32”, recalls Jake, “I didn’t even know what a pipefitter was.” 

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Jul 24, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Mechanical Construction Cost Index

Many of Hermanson’s clients – both owners and general contractors – continuously seek to understand the trends impacting Mechanical Construction Cost.

Hermanson’s Estimating team has long tracked key construction cost indicators as part of our continuous effort to provide accurate costing information. Now, every quarter, we are publishing a basic Mechanical Construction Cost Index to help our clients understand mechanical market conditions and to plan their projects.

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Jul 1, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Recently, Hermanson’s crew at the North Satellite Modernization Project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport set five large air handling units (AHUs).

Detailed planning was required to transport the AHUs across an active tarmac, set a 110-ton crane to lift the 27 sections into the side of a building, and maneuver the sections to their final destination using a winch and rollers before assembling.

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