Robertson Blog

Meeting The Growing Demands For Building With Sustainability
Green building and sustainability program requirements are a top priority for increasing numbers of architects, engineers and property owners, and the expectation for metal building systems is no exception. One of the most commonly used sets of guidelines across the industry is the LEED® program, initiated by the
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21 Trends to Watch in 2021
It is not surprising that an overwhelming majority of people around the world said they were ready to move quickly into 2021 and leave behind all the memories of 2020. The start of a new year, however, brings a desire to look forward to new, emerging opportunities. With this in mind, we have developed a
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Emerging 5G Technology is Set to Impact the Metal Building Industry
Construction companies of all sizes in every part of the country are using enhanced technology on job sites more frequently than ever. There are multiple benefits to making the investment, specifically in a video surveillance capacity: helping to reduce theft of equipment and materials, increasing the likelihood
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Advances in Technology: Finding the Right Software Tools for Your Company
With technology consistently developing, choosing the right software for your company may be a daunting task. Between data digitization, BIM, and everything in between, differentiating between the tools you want and the tools you need can be challenging. Cost may also be an influencing factor in adding software
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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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