International Women's Day
Today, March 8, 2019, is International Women’s Day. The global holiday was created to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme, #BalanceForBetter, focuses on accelerating a gender-balanced workforce to enhance businesses and the world.
Celebrate Women in Construction Week
This week, March 3 to 9, 2019, is Women in Construction (WIC) Week. The week, hosted by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), is designed to highlight women as a viable component of the construction industry, raise awareness of the opportunities available for women and emphasize the growing role of women in the industry. In honor of WIC Week, check out these ways to celebrate and show awareness.
How Will Phase Change Materials Affect the Future of Concrete?
Winter is upon us, and in many parts of the United States, this means significant amounts of snow and ice. Winter weather conditions can wreak havoc on roadways — especially when they can’t be plowed in a timely manner. But, what if that could change? With phase change materials, roads may soon be able to clear themselves.
Pitch Perfect: Using Roof Pitch Pans
A roofing pitch pan (RPP) is a construction detail that allows the installation of vertical supports or penetrations — on top of or through a waterproof roofing system — without negatively influencing the water tightness of the installation.
Requests for Information
Requests for information (RFI) are a very common business practice in project planning and management. The RFI asks for detailed information about a product — such as specifications, product requirements and purchase options.
Prepare for Success with Emerging Technologies
Have you considered investing in emerging technologies that could support your risk management efforts and prepare your company for future success? As a construction business owner, the decision to invest in emerging technologies is not an easy one. It’s no secret new technologies bring some concerns. The solution? A cost-sharing pilot program with your insurance carrier.
Game on — How Video Games Can Inspire a Career in Insurance
Whether you’re steering a high-flying plane through the jungle, battling a zombie apocalypse, or farming for a village, video games are full of excitement. The magical, virtual world provides endless entertainment. In fact, many people wish that reality could mirror the gaming world.
Amerisure’s 2018 Fan Favorites
As the year comes to a close and we look ahead to 2019, we are pleased to share this year’s 10 most-read blog posts. Which blogs topped the charts in 2018? Keep reading to find out.