Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hearing Matters

Do you protect your ears and hearing when working in a loud environment? Twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. Here's information from the US Dept of Labor on why Hearing Matters.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Military Design/Build Award

We are proud to announce that the US Navy has recently selected Brookstone Builders, Inc. to perform an interior and exterior renovation project. 

This design/build initiative will involve exterior renovations to a historic building (B99) at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. 

The scope-of-work will encompass a total slate roof replacement with copper trim and downspouts, historic brick repairs and retooling, window maintenance and painting. The project will also include the construction of a new boiler room along with the installation of a new furnace and a natural gas feed.

Read press release...

Friday, September 9, 2016

Working in Occupied Space

On many occasions we find ourselves engaged in an expansion or renovation project that involves working in or around client-occupied space.

As you may be aware, this type of work requires some additional attention, such as enhanced safety protocols as well as heightened levels of noise and dust abatement. It's also important to maintain consistent and reliable communication to ensure that all parties are aware of work and delivery time tables, and overall scheduling must be flexible to accommodate a client's peak business periods or special events.

Here's a short video that summarizes the intricacies associated with working in or around client occupied space: