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Decoding the Code: Combustible Storage 102

Decoding the Code: Combustible Storage 102

Nelson Design, Inc., architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, resumes her discussion of International Fire Code rules for storage of high-piled combustibles.


President's Letter: 2019 Year-in-Review
As measured by whether we lived up to our mission statement, 2019 was a successful year for Carl A. Nelson & Company.
'Foolish' not to hire Carl A. Nelson & Co.
The reviews are in, and officials of Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa are thrilled with the service provided and the job done by Carl A. Nelson & Company on their new Access Center, which provides acute mental health services in portions of southern Iowa and northern Missouri.
Iowa Governor cuts ribbon on CANCO project
Video highlights from the open house and ribbon cutting at the Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa Behavior Access Center in Osceola, Iowa, a design-build project of Carl A. Nelson & Company.
Field, Salaried Employees of the Year named
The Bob Harris Field Leadership Award, and the Salaried Employee of the Year Award, were presented Saturday during Carl A. Nelson & Company's annual Christmas party.
Carl A. Nelson & Co. helps with grant
Carl A. Nelson & Company among partners to be granted $18,000 in Round 2 of Future Ready Iowa's Employer Innovation Fund awards to back local building trades career training program.
Miller to head Nelson Plant Services
Matt Miller will transition from project manager role to manager of Nelson Plant Services
October Photo Contest Winner
Submissions now being accepted for the November 2019 photo contest. Entries due by Nov. 30, 2019.
CANCO lends students a hand
Employees of Carl A. Nelson & Company helped dry-in a student-built house under construction in Fort Madison, Iowa.
Decoding the Code: Therapy/Rec pools
Carl A. Nelson & Company's Dan Culp discusses regulatory guidelines for pools related to therapy-only versus therapy and recreational use.
Decoding the Code: High-Piled Storage
Nelson Design Services, Inc., architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, offers a guide to rules for high-piled combustibles storage.
Fall 2019 Employee Spotlight
The roots of a 41-year career in the construction industry can be traced to a childhood spent building things and taking them apart.
Designed. Built. Done!
Design-Build gets the job done on-budget and on time more reliably than other, commonly available construction project delivery methods.
President's Letter | Fall 2019
Long-term employees have a stake in providing service second to none to our customers.
Building for the Golden Years
Across the senior living spectrum, baby boomers are bringing change. For owners of independent, assisted and long-term housing facilities, that means it's time to think about building for the golden years.
2019 High School Skills Challenge
Area High School Students Compete in Third Annual Carl A. Nelson & Company Construction Skills Challenge Event puts Construction Trades students to the test with real-world construction tasks BURLINGTON, Iowa – Carl A. Nelson & Company, a 106-year-old design-build, construction management and general…
CANCO pitches in at homeless shelter
  Carl A. Nelson & Company employees make a difference in their community even when they're not busy building things.   Several CANCO employees and a couple of their spouses gave up part of their weekend Sept. 30 to complete a painting project at the Burlington Area Homeless Shelter. General Superintendent…
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: March 2019
Submitted by: Steve Jones, Project Superintendent – 30 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description: First Floor Concrete Pour for Confidential Client in SE Iowa.
Monthly Photo Contest Winners: January 2019
Submitted by: Jim Quickstad, Sr. Project Manager – 37 Years with Carl A. Nelson & Company

Photo Description: Construction Craftsman, Andrew Quam prepares a bridge support beam at Grain Processing Corporation in Muscatine, Iowa.
2018 Community Impact Award
The Carl A. Nelson & Company Foundation was recognized by the Greater Burlington Partnership and awarded the 2018 Community Impact Award! Learn More

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