On June 14, 2023 Copeland Building Envelope Consulting will be 5 years old. I think that’s pretty neat. About half of businesses fail within the first 5 years, so getting here was by no means a foregone conclusion.Read more
As we roll into spring our WuXi Biologics project in Worcester is beginning to take its final form.
The fenestration and finish cladding are in progress and we continue to make regular site visits. We’re looking ahead to assisting with some QA/QC testing of various envelope assemblies over the next several months.Read more
At CopelandBEC we’re big proponents of leveraging technology to improve our work, including improving flexibility and work-life balance for our team. Often that means we we’re connecting online via services like Slack Huddles or Google Meet conferences. Our team is empowered to work at whatever time and place is most effective to accomplish our goals.
Sometimes that still means meeting in person. Our sunlit industrial loft-style office in central Mass. is perfect for the kind of collaboration and connection that is best achieved face to face.
As you can see we’re not dogmatic about analog vs. digital media… as with most things the answer is “both/and” not “either/or”—we use whatever works best (and that can vary from person to person).
Read more about our approach to our work.
The CopelandBEC team traveled to Chelmsford today for a hands-on roof coating workshop with our friends at Atlantic Restoration and Neogard. Atlantic graciously hosted at their facility and provided some great mock-up boards to try out the Neogard materials on.
Roof coatings are not the answer on every project but do offer some significant benefits where applicable:Read more
It’s 2023 and the time is right to start using color on engineering drawings.
For as long as I’ve been in the industry engineering drawings have been produced in two colors: black and white. Apparently back in the day they were blue. We haven’t come very far.