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Spring 2017 Building Profit Magazine

Posted: Jun 14

Butler Mfg continually produces examples of innovative uses of their pre-engineered system. Anderson Ashton - Design/Build has taken advantage of these innovations provided by Butler to include the recent release of SmartView.  SmartView looks at… Read more...

Unique Perspectives

Posted: Oct 06

Anderson Ashton has invested into a new technology that offers our customers a unique perspective.  We are now able to take aerial images and… Read more...

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Testimonial from Living Word Chruch

Posted: Jan 16

This testimonial speaks to the lengths Anderson Ashton - Design/Build will go to on behalf of our client.  Being a Design/Build General Contractor that can offer architectural design, structural engineering, and construction management services… Read more...

Rain Gardens

Posted: Jan 13

The new "Annex" to Self Storage of Brookfield on Pheasant Drive in Brookfield will be the recipient of a rain garden that will look similar to what is shown below.  

Rain Gardens are an attractive and effective solution to an managing… Read more...

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Winter Storm Maintenance

Posted: Dec 10

This is a great piece put out by Butler Manufacturing for their pre-engineered buildings however it serves as good information for local property/building owners as we enter into what is turning out to be a cold winter season.  

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How To Maintain Your Building - Roof Drains, Gutters, and Downspouts

Posted: Nov 21

The vast majority of roof leaks can be directly attributed to clogged roof drains, gutters and downspouts.  When is the last time someone your gutters,… Read more...

How To Maintain Your Building - Exterior Paint

Posted: Nov 05

For years now, the structural building material of choice in southeastern Wisconsin for commercial and industrial buildings has been painted concrete block.… Read more...

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Deepening Workforce Crisis Looms Large

Posted: Oct 16
As the Wisconsin Economy continues to grow, one of the key findings of a new national Manufacturing Workforce Survey is that respondent manufacturers not only expect the difficulty they are having today in finding skilled workers for… Read more...
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Is Your Company Green? Was it Cost Effective?

Posted: Sep 05

Today, more and more companies are feeling the pressure to… Read more...

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Unglamorous Self-Storage Industry Dazzling Investors With 30% Returns

Posted: Sep 05

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The Best Building Solutions Continue To Point Towards Systems Construction

Posted: Aug 08

The evidence keeps pouring in.  Systems Construction continues to up the ante when it comes to affordable, attractive, and sustainable building solutions.  As area representatives to… Read more...

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6 Reasons to Consider a Metal Roof

Posted: Aug 06

More evidence that a metal roof should be in your buildings future.  

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Rethinking Systems Construction

Posted: Aug 06

Systems construction is an approach to construction that has been available to building owners and developers for many years.  Also known as pre-engineered construction, systems construction offers surprising flexibility, sustainability, and… Read more...

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Improving Profitability through Sustainability

Posted: Jul 22

Going Green Without Wasting Green

Survey's taken of local executives and facility managers have found that many are interested in the idea of being "sustainable" or "green" but they are not interested in spending a lot to obtain those… Read more...

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Pole Position Raceway Under "Yellow"

Posted: Jul 09
— excerpts from a Jane Ford-Stewart article in the June 24th Waukesha addition of JS Online. 

Pole Position Raceway, which has a dozen similar facilities elsewhere across the country, plans to offer what it calls high-… Read more...

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Inexpensive Building Solutions

Posted: Jul 09

Introducing the Butler Classic II Building solution from Butler Manufacturing out of Kansas City, MO.  This product may not be the right fit everywhere but for the right building… Read more...

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Indoor go-kart track proposed for New Berlin

Posted: Jun 24

Anderson Ashton - Design/Build is very excited to be working with the City of New Berlin and on behalf of our clients at Pole Position Raceway's.  News of this exciting facility was recently posted in the JSOnline story … Read more...

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7 Reasons Architecture (As We Know It) Is Over

Posted: Jun 10

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Sustainability And Continuous Insulation Wall Systems

Posted: Jun 05

The time is fast approaching when the State of Wisconsin adopts the latest version of the… Read more...

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On the Boards @ Anderson Ashton - Design/Build

Posted: Jun 03

Here is a taste of what we have been up to at Anderson Ashton - Design/Build.  

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Anderson Ashton Design/Build is pleased to announce our artist selection for the upcoming Rochester Village Hall building dedication ceremony on June 22nd, 2013.

Posted: May 28

Anderson Ashton Design/Build has selected the Racine County artist Mrs. Lynn Garwood (http://lynngarwood.com) to create an original… Read more...

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How to get the most out of a Pre-engineered Metal Building

Posted: Apr 12

Part 2 - Continuously Insulated Walls

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How to get the most out of a Pre-engineered Metal Building

Posted: Apr 10

Part 1 - Re-roof Metal over Metal

This simple procedure of going over an old or leaky metal roof allows an occupant the ability to continue their daily… Read more...

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Life Cycle Assessments - Another way of looking at "Green".

Posted: Mar 28

Here is an excellent article that drills down into the concepts of sustainable design being more than sun shades, recycled… Read more...

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Metal: Schools' Sustainable Roofing System of Choice

Posted: Feb 27
As published in the EDC Online Magazine in an blog posted by Rodger Russ, North American sales manager for the roof division of Butler Manufacturing. 

Making the Grade

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Anderson Ashton - Design/Build's Steve Wagner featured in this weeks BizTimes

Posted: Feb 04

Anderson Ashton Design|Builds very own Steve Wagner was just featured in the "Good Times" section of this weeks… Read more...

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Dave Miller "Takes 5" in the CRE Guide Section of the Business Journal

Posted: Jan 30

Anderson Ashton president David Miller was featured in theRead more...

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Gaco Western Proceeds at Breakneck Speeds

Posted: Jan 04

The lack of cold temps in November and the… Read more...

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Gaco Western Ground Breaking

Posted: Nov 01

Gaco 1

 Yesterday Anderson Ashton Design|Build had the great opportunity to coordinate… Read more...

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Banker Wire draws growth from diversification

Posted: Oct 24

Our client C.I. Banker Wire and Iron Works was featured in the most recent addition of the… Read more...

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Blending Art, Architecture, and Music

Posted: Oct 04

We like how this video blends art, architecture and music.  Oh and let us not forget, amazing athletic ability.  

 

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Anderson Ashton - Design/Build to double facility space for Sumitomo of New Berlin

Posted: Oct 01

Date: Friday, September 28, 2012, 5:00am CDT

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Architecture in Film making, the elegant power of the one-point perspective

Posted: Sep 13

As the digital age progresses, more and more movie producers are hiring architects and… Read more...

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A New Look at the Cost of Your Electricity

Posted: Sep 06

Our good friends at GreenBuild TV have brought our attention to a very interesting concept for reducing the cost of our electricity here in Wisconsin through deregulation.  We think this is an interesting concept and an even more interesting… Read more...

Coffee Break with Anderson Ashton - Design/Build President David C. Miller

Posted: Jul 09

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Municipalities can streamline development

Posted: Jun 01

By David C. Miller, President Anderson Ashton Design Build as it… Read more...

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Variable Frequency Drives save Energy and Money

Posted: May 02

This is a great “public service announcement” of sorts,… Read more...

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Bringing Energy Cost Down with an Onsite CHP Power Plant

Posted: Apr 19

Lake Geneva, Wis. (April 19, 2012) – What if a hotel or building could install cogeneration with no investment, purchase electricity at a discount and reduce their carbon footprint?

It may sound impossible, but the Green Leaf Inn (GLI) has… Read more...

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Is Rising Manufacturing Employment Sustainable?

Posted: Apr 17

This article from Manufacturing Executive Magazine reports that "the number of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. grew 1.2% last year, the first increase in employment… Read more...

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New Build-to-Suit for Lease Financing Program

Posted: Mar 20

 

Expand your business opportunities in the Entertainment, Education, and Public Infrastructure areas.  

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Simpler Times

Posted: Mar 09

But were they?

Given how unpredictable, uncertain, and unrelenting our day to day lives are, often we think about the bygone days when "times were simpler" and less hectic.

Then there is this movie… Read more...