Robertson Blog

The Evolution of Building Codes
Every construction project, whether commercial or residential, requires a permit prior to project commencement. Those permits, in turn, depend on the National Building Code (NBC) published by The National Research Council of Canada (NRC), which specifies the minimum standards for how buildings should be designed ...
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Small Changes Make a Positive Impact During Canada’s Labour Shortage
As a result of the growing commercial construction industry, the current labour shortage has proven to be one of the biggest challenges for many construction companies in the country. For the past 20 years, the Canadian workforce has continued to decline despite a short upward trend from 2015 to 2018. While there ...
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Bringing Your Products to Life: Tips to Engage Your Customers
Releasing a new product can be exciting. After spending months or even years researching, engineering, and designing a new product for your customers, seeing it all come to fruition gives a profound sense of satisfaction. However, there are a few steps you should take to ensure your product is rolled out ...
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Looking For A Better Door Option? This One Is Ready To Roll
In any construction project, some components of the structure are more fun and fascinating to imagine and plan than others – like the overarching design, smart features or recreational spaces. The more practical and mundane the component is, the less you want to think about it. Doors, for instance. You simply ...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of IMPs
InsulatedMetal Panels (IMPs) are the ultimate option for single step, factory insulated, energy saving panel systems. For metal building construction, IMPs are an all-in-one single element for wall, partition, ceiling and roof applications that are durable, economical and quick to install. These panels are on ...
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Leading Change Together 
Los Cabos, Mexico was the perfect location forour builders and vendors to come together and learn about Robertson’s plans for the upcoming year and celebrate the successes and milestones that were achieved together.From February 27 through March 1,Robertsonhosted over 115 peoplefor themeeting,themedLeading ...
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Why are Metal Agricultural Buildings So Popular?
As anyone in the agricultural industry can tell you, a working farm or ranch is a serious business and you need a building that can meet this challenge. While agricultural buildings (including barns, stables, riding arenas, feedlots, equipment and storage barns, and so on) have traditionally been constructed ...
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Oil Canning in Single Skin and Insulated Metal Panels: Definition, Causes, and Prevention
Oil canning is the visible distortion and waviness that occurs with metal roof and wall panel systems. Read on for why this happens and how you can prevent this from occurring in your jobs.
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Tekla® Structures (BIM Modelling) Revolutionizes the Project Process
Tekla® revolutionizes the project process at every phase, and Robertson uses its advantages to offer customers the custom buildings they want with more affordability and simplicity than ever before.
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2019 Robertson Builder Meeting Recap | Focused on YOU!
Sometimes mixing work with play is necessary.  That was the case when we celebrated our Robertson Builders in Jamaica last month. From February 14th to the 19th, we traveled to Montego Bay, Jamaica to play host to Robertson Builders and their families at Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa.
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