Briefings

Building On a Brownfield Site?

When selecting a site for a construction project, the owner must choose from utilizing a new site (greenfield site) or a brownfield site. The Environmental Protection Agency defines a brownfield site as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, […]

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Developing Leaders From Within

Good leaders are often hard to find for companies trying to grow and improve their business. In many cases, some of a company’s best future leaders may already be working for them. Recognizing and developing those skills is critical to keeping good employees around, and building your leaders from within. Our Manager-in-Training (MIT) program has […]

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QFR Zone® – The Perfect Balance Between Freeze Quality and Utility Consumption

Tippmann Group’s QFR Zone® is the most energy and labor efficient solution for freezing palletized product. The QFR Zone® provides the perfect balance between product freeze quality and utility consumption. The three primary factors in the freezing balance include: product type and packaging, environment temperature, and air flow. Product type is the first factor to […]

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Is Regulatory Compliance Overwhelming You?

At times it may seem like the list of regulatory mandates is never ending. Whether you agree or disagree with the recent regulations, one thing is for sure; compliance is not optional. Since the early 2000’s the warehousing and logistics industry has seen expanding regulations on multiple fronts. Getting ahead of those requirements and having […]

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Building with Operations in Mind

Does your builder truly understand the operations of the temperature-controlled facility they will be building for you? First-hand owner/operator knowledge of the thousands of details going into your construction project is critical to the success of that project. Tippmann Group is in a unique position in the construction and temperature-controlled facility industries. The ability to […]

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Pre-Construction Tips For A Successful Construction Project

As a company that consistently builds temperature controlled facilities, there are many similarities that we see on each project.  However, as we build on different sites and in different regions of the country, each project presents its own challenges relating to site conditions, budgets, schedules, environmental and other regulatory constraints, state and federal funding programs, […]

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LEED v4 and Recent Credit Interpretations Demonstrate Significant Improvements for Cold Storage Facility Certification

In the past, achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for a temperature controlled facility has been a challenging and sometimes problematic task. Founded in 1998 by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the LEED green building program has established itself as the world’s premier benchmark for high-performance sustainable buildings. However, this rating […]

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