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Advantages of nVent CADDY Rod Lock Technology on the CSBT

Posted by CADDY on Apr 24, 2019 4:35:54 PM

The product development team for nVent CADDY products has been incorporating Rod Lock push-to-install technology into structural attachments and support products for years. Unlike traditional hardware that involves spinning or threading nuts, Rod Lock allows threaded hardware to simply be pushed into the cartridge and locked into place.

The new Lateral Telescoping Brace Assembly (CSBT) uses this technology on the threaded V-bolt that secures the pipe to the brace assembly. The new application of Rod Lock technology offers several unique benefits to the installer when compared to existing products on the market.

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Topics: Fire, Seismic Protection

How Consumer-Focused Trends Like E-Commerce Are Dominating Commercial Construction [Plus More Industry News]

Posted by The nVent CADDY Team on Apr 11, 2019 8:22:34 AM

As a commercial construction pro, you have little time to surf the web to keep up with industry trends while you’re busy on a jobsite. But how do you know what construction types are impacting your market? What opportunities does your industry foresee in the future that will increase your job security?

Fortunately, we’ve rounded up the top trends from trusted industry sources, so you don’t have to go searching. Continue reading below as we detail how trends in e-commerce, smart buildings and modular offsite construction are impacting the commercial construction industry.

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Topics: Industry Trends

How Tech Trends Like Artificial Intelligence Will Alter Commercial Construction

Posted by The nVent CADDY Team on Mar 28, 2019 10:43:59 AM

Historically, the commercial construction sector has been slow to adopt new technologies, but tech adoption and usage has seen increased momentum in recent years.

Some of the biggest tech trends impacting commercial contractors include artificial intelligence, data centers and 3D printers.

We pulled articles that dive into these emerging trends. Take a look at key takeaways below, or click each link to read the full articles.  

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Topics: Industry Trends

Training, Technology and Benefits Top the List of Ways Companies are Dealing with Labor Shortages

Posted by The nVent CADDY Team on Mar 6, 2019 2:19:26 PM

Hands down, the skilled labor shortage has been the most talked about subject in the construction industry over the past five years. The causes and rising costs have been covered extensively in the media, at trade shows and by companies. Yet, the problem isn’t going away.

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Topics: Industry Trends

What Commercial Contractors Need to Know About the Growing Trend of Prefab [Plus More Industry News]

Posted by The nVent CADDY Team on Feb 27, 2019 4:07:48 PM

Newsfeeds today are crowded with noise, and finding the news that matters the most can be a challenge. That’s why our team pulls together the latest commercial construction industry news you need to know about.

This roundup includes the role of drones in infrastructure inspections, the popularity of prefab construction and the expanding importance of seismic bracing.

Read our key takeaways so you can keep your edge in the industry, or click the links below for the full articles.

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Topics: Industry Trends

Importance of Seismic Bracing

Posted by Olivier Braquet on Feb 20, 2019 9:34:00 AM

 

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Topics: Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Seismic Protection

HVAC and Plumbing Trends for 2019: Efficiency and Technology Lead the Way

Posted by The nVent CADDY Team on Feb 15, 2019 11:36:48 AM

Predicting the top trends for 2019, a recent article in PHCP Pros anticipated energy- and water-efficient homes, clean and efficient HVAC and plumbing, and prefabrication and 3D design. Overall, plumbing, heating, cooling and piping professionals are looking for ways to be more efficient through technology and easy-to-install products.

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Topics: HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Prefabrication, Industry Trends

Factors That Affect Seismic Bracing Needs

Posted by Olivier Braquet on Feb 6, 2019 3:45:31 PM

Components of a Quality Seismic Protection System

When it comes to quality seismic protection system, several potential hazards should be accounted for, but necessary components can be simplified into seven considerations. Those are:

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Topics: Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Seismic Protection

Benefits of Using a Rigid Bracing System

Posted by Colin Andrews on Jan 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Buildings can be safeguarded from damages of earthquakes—and subsequent days of downtime and unsafe conditions for tenants—through approved installation of seismic bracing. To aid in this, nVent CADDY offers cable bracing and recently launched rigid bracing for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) service market.

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Topics: Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Seismic Protection

Debunking Myths About Prefabrication

Posted by CADDY on Jan 24, 2019 4:32:56 PM

Prefabrication is undeniably beneficial in the long term for contractors, installer and site owners. However, some perceive prefabrication practices as difficult. Although the benefits outweigh the drawbacks, such apprehensions can deter contractors from making improvements to their processes. We've addressed some common concerns about prefabrication:

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Topics: Electrical, Datacom, HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Prefabrication