5 Tips for More Sustainable Medical Office Building Design Medical office building designs in the U.S. are transforming rapidly in response to regulatory pressures, economic challenges, advances in technology, and changes in employee needs and patient demands. Medical service providers are much more conscious of the health, occupant well-being ...
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#Concreteconstruction provides many benefits, especially in coastal areas where #windstormthreats are significant. https://t.co/zFsKAWsWn5 0 0
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Ep. 06 - Engineering for Windstorm in Coastal Areas Using The Bautex Wall System Concrete construction provides a host of benefits, especially in coastal areas where windstorm threats are significant.
Chris Leonard from Bautex speaks again to Stephen Urias of 13th LV Structural Engineers about what engineering for windstorm using the Bautex Wall System, ...
Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey – Coastal Bend While the most populated city of the Coastal Bend area of Texas, Corpus Christi, was spared the brunt of Hurricane Harvey, the coastal towns of Port Aransas and Rockport saw the force of the high winds and storm surge that ...
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RT @ProBuilderMag: Hurricane Harvey damaged tens of thousands of homes at a time when Texas is battling a construction labor shortage https… 3 0
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Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey taught us a lot about storm-resilient construction - here's what we learned about standing up to high winds.
Having a chance to see the destruction first-hand helped us to identify some important considerations that need to be addressed ...
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2017 Top Texas Building Designs Stress Energy Efficiency and Severe Weather Resistance - Bautex Systems In 2017, the top new construction design trends in Texas aim to improve the energy efficiency and weather resistance in buildings. Check out what these trends are.
In 2017, the top new construction design trends in Texas aim to improve ...
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Windstorm Engineering for Buildings in Coastal Areas. https://t.co/YPi5l7ZFcR 0 2
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Windstorm Engineering for Building in Coastal Areas In this episode of Better Walls Better Buildings, Chris Leonard talks to Stephen Urias of 13th LV Structural Engineers about designing and engineering buildings in coastal areas and what needs to be considered to protect these investments from damage due ...
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Super Storm After Math: Materials Prices Are Up There is rising demand for building resources to hurricane-ravaged Texas and Florida market. It's time to look for alternatives!
Costs spike, jobs get re-programmed and re-priced, delivery times slip. Is it dislocation or relocation?
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Photos from Bautex Systems, LLC's post Better healthcare buildings start with better walls. Hope to see some of you in Austin at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo.
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Key Lessons Learned from Micro-Hospital Design Methods Micro-hospitals are in essence smaller versions of traditional hospitals. These smaller types of hospitals came into existence because of the rising demands placed on larger hospitals and to address gaps in locations where patients may not have easy access to ...
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#Constructionmaterial prices went up 0.6% from July to August this year. Bautex holds steady. https://t.co/Nt0BJ6ru0s via @constructdive 0 1
Ep. 06 - Engineering for Windstorm in Coastal Areas Using The Bautex Wall System Chris Leonard from Bautex speaks again to Stephen Urias of 13th LV Structural Engineers about what engineering for windstorm using the Bautex Wall System, and the many benefits of concrete construction in coastal areas where windstorm threats are significant.

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Ep. 05 - Windstorm Engineering for Building in Coastal Areas Chris Leonard from Bautex talks to Stephen Urias of 13th LV Structural Engineers about designing and engineering buildings in coastal areas and what needs to be considered to protect these investments from damage due to storm surge and high winds ...
5 Biggest Mistakes in Medical Office Building Design Medical office buildings have more complex functional requirements than traditional offices. The many and various needs of building occupants, doctors and patients often mean any design flaw only becomes more evident once the building is completed and occupied.

There are a few ...
Bautex Composite Wall Systems Achieve a Four Hour Fire Rating with Insulation Fire resistance in a wall assembly is crucial to preserving a building’s structure and ensuring the safety of the occupants. Of particular importance, when it comes to fire resistance, is the type of insulation used in the wall assembly. Wall ...
Bautex Block versus concrete masonry (CMU) construction The Bautex Block Wall System is a single integrated wall solution that provides structure, insulation, enclosure, and air and moisture protection in one. Bautex installed up to twice as fast as concrete masonry and does not require additional insulation.
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Please join us in Austin for Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo Sep 18-19. @hcarefacilities https://t.co/Q9wwiFUpuO 1 2
How Bautex Blocks can Increase the Value of Investment Properties The design of investment properties, in today’s market, focuses on healthy-sustainable (green) building construction. The focus on healthy-sustainable construction has created an increasing demand for and value of healthy-sustainable investment properties. In fact, a 2012 report by the McGraw-Hill Construction ...
Save Time and Money with Bautex Blocks in Design-Build Construction Design-build is a method of construction in which under a single contract a design-build team works alongside the project owner to provide design and construction services. A  contractor, designer, developer, design-build firm, or a joint venture can lead a design-build ...
3 Ways General Contractors Can Save Time in Construction Finding ways to save time and money on your construction project could mean the difference between the project being profitable or not, since the cost of materials and labor continues to climb.

Some contractors feel that these rising costs are ...
Design Challenges of Public Safety Buildings Our public safety agencies and their staff (firefighters, police, EMTs, etc.) play a fundamental role in the life and wellbeing of our communities. Having facilities that contribute to the safe, productive and efficient performance of their jobs is essential. A ...
More Voodoo: Equivalent and Effective R-Value In a previous blog post, The Voodoo of Insulation R-Value, we chronicled the horrible ways in which R-value is commonly misunderstood, or, if understood, carelessly used in the building industry. While R-value is an important factor in determining the energy ...
Moving Construction to A Lower Risk Environment Credits: Barbara White Bryson

Last week Bautex was fortunate to attend the Texas Public Owner’s Conference in College Station, Texas, organized by San Antonio City Architect Carol Warkoczewski and the team at The Institute for Leadership in Capital Projects (I-LinCP). ...
Bautex Insulated Blocks Create Energy Efficient Buildings The whole-building systems approach in conjunction with integrated project delivery (IPD) is the most modern design method for constructing an energy efficient building. The whole-building approach treats the structure as one energy system with interdependent parts. Each part affects the ...

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