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By Fibrebond | August 30, 2016

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), “Hurricane Katrina was the single most catastrophic natural disaster in U.S. History. The storm devastated a 90,000 square mile area, which is roughly the size of Great Britain. The storm also resulted in the largest displacement of Americans in our nation’s history, forcing more than 270,000 into shelters after landfall.” Numerous businesses were left without power and had no backup system in place. 

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By Fibrebond | August 26, 2016

Power Control centers protect your power and, in turn, your service. Safety is prioritized at Fibrebond and the latest line of power control centers internalizes this philosophy. Through precast concrete and steel products like its power control center, Fibrebond has driven its way through the industry with innovative standards, topping all other competitors for the last thirty years.

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By Fibrebond | August 20, 2016

As the Internet Era continues its breathtaking expansion of technology, American businesses have utilized this new technology to dramatically increase efficiency. Unfortunately, the energy infrastructure powering these amazing advancements is outdated and prone to failure. Power outages can be more devastating than they were in the past.

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By Fibrebond | August 18, 2016

The United States is currently poised for massive energy infrastructure development, in part due to the EPA Clean Power Plan which will lead to greater penetration of renewable energy sources. The International Energy Agency estimated in 2015 that costs associated with infrastructure changes and grid technologies will reach $2.1 trillion by 2035. NERC stated that roughly 7,000 miles of new transmission lines will need to be added to the US power grid to comply with the Clean Power Plan. 

 

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By Fibrebond | August 14, 2016

Are you one of the millions who have invested in expensive outdoor power and/or utility equipment? Did you know that you may actually be running the risk of your equipment being damaged by weather conditions? It’s a frightening prospect, and one we are sure you want to avoid. If you have an interest in protecting your investment at minimum cost, take a moment to explore the best solution to this potential problem. 

  

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August 7, 2016

Steel and concrete composite and hybrid buildings were first constructed in Japan for low-rise buildings in low seismic regions. The success of these structures was noticed by engineers in the U.S., spurring the creation of a U.S.-Japan cooperative structural research project on composite and hybrid structures. The goal of this cooperative was to develop steel and concrete moment-resisting frame systems suitable for medium- and high-rise buildings in moderate to high seismic regions.

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By Fibrebond | August 7, 2016

In 2015, the U.S. data center market saw a massive uptick in growth: up 6.1% from the previous year and raking in $115.3 billion in revenue. Tech giants like Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are all super-sizing their data center capacity, while, according to JLL Research, developers of third-party data center space are also scaling up their operations to lease space to cloud builders.

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By Fibrebond | August 2, 2016

In 2014, there were approximately 7.1 billion mobile subscriptions. In 2015, there were an estimated 3.1 billion Internet users, 25% of whom will have access to fixed broadband. In the coming years, the number of wireless phones, Internet users, and wireless data demands will have never been higher. As a result of this growth in the mobile industry, more wireless towers will be built, which will require proper protective shelters.

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