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Energy Efficiency Tips to Save You Money

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By making a few upgrades to your home or office, you can save money on your utility bills and improve energy efficiency. As a business owner or homeowner, it is important to keep your office or home running efficiently. Energy efficiency will help you save money on your utility bills and help the environment thrive. Earlier this month was Energy Efficiency Day, a time to think about making some key upgrades that will improve the efficiency of your home or office. According to Wallet Hub, “In the United States, energy costs eat between 5 and 22 percent of families’ total after-tax income.” Money Management states, “If you’re working with a budget, and trust me, you should be, your utility costs should be no more than 8-10 percent of your monthly…
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Top Trends for the Construction Industry

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General Contractors and builders have to keep up with the latest trends in the construction industry in order to stay ahead of the competition. In 2019, construction companies and builders are more inclined towards integrating new technologies into their construction projects in order to transform their operations. Incorporating the latest industry trends and technologies enables Albrite Building and others to excel in their work. Here are some of the latest construction trends transforming the ways in which projects are planned, designed, and executed.   Green Construction Green construction is rising in 2019. Its purpose is to build environmentally friendly and resource-efficient projects that involve every aspect of construction from planning and design to execution, demolition, and cleanup. Green construction practices greatly benefit the environment, as 20 percent of global emissions…
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Home Renovations and Remodeling Trends

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Are you looking for a home renovations and remodeling company? Any renovation project regardless of the size can be overwhelming. Whether it is a kitchen renovation, bathroom renovation, or a laundry room remodeling project. Albrite Building can assure you that your job will be done precisely, efficiently, and exactly how you envisioned it.   Kitchen Renovations Kitchen Cabinets Did you know that more than 40 percent of homeowners choose white cabinets when renovating their kitchen? While white is still the top choice for cabinet color, no two whites are created equal. Many paint companies offer over 100 shades of white paints. Some homeowners are moving away from the bright whites and selecting an off-white. Creamy, off-white cabinets with other warm finishes like wood and a blue-gray tile create a calm…
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Fruits and Vegetables Container Gardening

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If you live in a townhome or condo you can still grow fruits and vegetables, not in a garden but in containers. Container gardening is ideal for those with little or no garden space. In addition to growing flowers, gardeners limited to a balcony, small yard, or only a patch of sun on their driveway can produce a wide variety of vegetable crops in containers. Basil, chives, thyme, and other herbs also are quite happy growing in pots, which can be set in a convenient spot right outside the kitchen door. Container gardening also adds versatility to gardens large and small. It's easy to grow vegetables like tomatoes, lettuce, squash, strawberries and more in containers. Just be mindful of the size of your pots as well as your plants. Container…
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Chicago Remodeling Contractor and Office Renovations

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Office renovations are often challenging. It is a huge undertaking for a working office. Businesses make renovations to their office for a number of reasons, and the remodeling contractor must understand the particular reasons behind a project. Office renovations involve modifications to the interior of a building and can be minor or a major renovation of the space. Keep Communication Open with Your Remodeling Contractor If the business is renting its office space, the renovations become tenant improvements. The remodeling contractor may have to deal with the building owner and you, the office tenant, depending on the lease. It is always important for the contractor to keep in close communication with both parties. Schedule a meeting with a few staff members and the remodeling contractor to discuss the office renovations…
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Home Renovations for New Home Buyers

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According to a recent survey by realtor.com, nearly 60 percent of the spring homebuyers are considering purchasing a home that needs renovations. With the rising home prices and limited inventory, new home buyers are willing to spend more than $20,000 on home renovations. While home renovations can be costly, home shoppers are optimistic they will get a positive return on their investment. Kitchen Renovations Upgrading a kitchen was the No.1 home renovation chosen by nearly 30 percent of new home buyers. A kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where your family gathers for meals, and where friends meet, the kitchen is the center of daily life. Albrite Building offers professional and affordable kitchen renovations. Our designers will create a layout that maximizes your space, budget, and vision. We…
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Smart Office Technologies for Office Buildings

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We live in a world where businesses can turn on lights, lock and unlock doors, and adjust the temperature, from anywhere. Smart office automation systems have gained popularity due to the overwhelming success of computer-to-computer communication. As smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices continue to advance each year, we now have access to smart technologies that were once reserved for the elite. Smart technologies can be wired into the structure of an office building with a central control panel. They can also be added through external devices like electronic plug adaptors or standalone sensors. These automation systems create smart offices, connected over wireless networks and linked directly to a mobile device allowing users to control smart devices from an app. The smart office users benefit from added security, comfort, energy…
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3 Tips for Commercial Remodeling

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Remodeling your business can be an exhausting and expensive process. This is why the remodeling experts from Albrite Building in Westmont, Illinois are committed to providing our clients with the best remodeling solutions at the most affordable prices. Whether you’re renovating your entire office, updating your warehouse or just need to update the employee break room, we have compiled some remodeling tips to help make your job a little easier. Remodeling Permits When you remodel anything, whether it’s a small office or a large warehouse, you may need to get a permit from your city or village. Obtaining the proper permits may depend upon a variety of factors, such as if you’re renovating an area that is indoors or outdoors or the type of renovations. Albrite Building can help you…
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How to Make Your Office Design More Efficient

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Did you know that an efficient office design or remodeling can increase productivity? Every day businesses are encouraging their employees to be more productive. But, if your office is not efficiently designed, how can your employees be more productive? Workplace productivity is about getting the job done in the most efficient way. In the process of designing an office, there is an impact on an employee's workspace. It is often overlooked when it comes to productivity. Whether it's the lightning or efficient desk setup. We gathered a few tips that will help design your office to be more efficient for your staff. Efficient Office Design An office reflects not only how you work but also the energy of the space. Your office design is more than just separating departments into…
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2018: Year In Review

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Looking back at 2018, we're reflecting on all that we've achieved and our strides in a continuous commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Our work towards improvements in commercial, retail and office remodeling, and custom home building will never stop. We are looking forward to what this year will bring! 2018 Star Projects Albrite Building completed dozens of home, business, and office projects. We have set high standards and expectations for our clients. From office and home remodeling to constructing new retail and office buildings. A few of our projects included tenant build-outs, constructing a residential and retail building, and car dealerships remodeling to residential kitchen, bathroom and basement remodeling. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for projects we've completed! [ngg src="galleries" ids="20" display="basic_slideshow"] 2018: A Growing Year We…
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