Robertson Blog

Weather the Weather with Robertson Thermal Systems
-40° to 40° The weather in Canadais a lot to contend with, from biting, double-digit lows to a summer sun that can be just as unrelenting, with highs over 40°C. When you realize just how wide that climatic range is, it’s a wonder we can keep the indoors at tolerable temperatures at all. But withRobertson Read more....
PondView Estate Winery
Case Study: How Robertson Provided a Winery with a “De Vine” Building
PondViewEstate Wineryisa small family-owned winerylocated in the heart of Niagara’s wine countryin theprestigiousFour Mile Creek Sub-Appellation.Since 1974, the beautifully maintainedwineryhas beenoperated by Lou and Adriana Puglisi,buoyedby athree-generation legacyof grapegrowing.As a testament toLou’s Read more....
Long Bay: Minimize the Columns, Maximize the Space
In any building project, it is important to keep square footage from going to waste, but it is an especially crucial concern with largeenclosures such as warehouses, distribution centers, indoor sporting facilities and big box retail stores. For projects like these, every square foot represents the potential for Read more....
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 Read more....
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 Read more....
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 Read more....
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 Read more....
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 Read more....
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 Read more....
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 Read more....