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Age alone may not be reason enough to scrap school HVAC
Age alone may not be reason enough to scrap school HVAC

Investigating whether existing pipes, dampers, air-handlers, more still have life left in them can result in big savings on school renovation projects.

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HVAC retro-commissioning saves dollars, headaches
HVAC retro-commissioning saves dollars, headaches

Building Value: Testing of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems is a crucial step for school renovation, as well as new construction projects.

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HVAC testing, retro-commissioning adds value for clients
HVAC testing, retro-commissioning adds value for clients

President's Letter: Opportunity to save cost, add scope by avoiding unnecessary expenses shows benefit of construction management versus design-bid-build.

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Addition project 'breaks ground' at Van Buren County CSD
Addition project 'breaks ground' at Van Buren County CSD

Site work has not yet begun, but CANCO brought out the golden shovels to help K-12 client celebrate the start of its new gym, athletics and classroom wing.

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CANCO helps break ground on Fort Madison school upgrades
CANCO helps break ground on Fort Madison school upgrades

The construction management team from Carl A. Nelson & Company joined officials, administrators, staff, design team members and others to celebrate the start of $35M building project.

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New high school equips Iowa district for 21st Century Learning
New high school equips Iowa district for 21st Century Learning

Sioux Center Community School District looks back on successful first year in new building that features collaborative and career-focused spaces.

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Project Planning 101: Concept Phase
Project Planning 101: Concept Phase

For Owners in every construction market, successful projects begin with a clear understanding of your organization’s needs and goals

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Welcome to wibi, a construction newsletter for educators
Welcome to wibi, a construction newsletter for educators

An introduction for Iowa school officials from Tim Seibert, P.E., president of Carl A. Nelson & Company

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CANCO to lead Van Buren Co. CSD activity center project
CANCO to lead Van Buren Co. CSD activity center project

New construction management agency opportunity adds to Carl A. Nelson & Company's portfolios in both the K-12 school and recreational construction markets.

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Mt. Pleasant CSD chooses CANCO for master plan
Mt. Pleasant CSD chooses CANCO for master plan

Results of needs assessment and master planning process will determine next steps for school district on school buildings, other facilities.

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CANCO chosen to lead Burlington High School project
CANCO chosen to lead Burlington High School project

Burlington School Board makes unanimous selection of hometown firm as construction manager on upcoming $35 million makeover of 1969 high school building.

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Ground broken on new College CSD school building
Ground broken on new College CSD school building

The grades 5-6 Prairie Creek Intermediate School in Cedar Rapids is set to open in 2023. Carl A. Nelson & Company is construction manager on the project.

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CANCO to lead Fort Madison school building project as CM
CANCO to lead Fort Madison school building project as CM

Carl A. Nelson & Company will manage $25 million school renovation and addition project to create Pre-K to 6 and junior/senior high attendance centers.

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CANCO represented at CTE event with Iowa Gov. Reynolds
CANCO represented at CTE event with Iowa Gov. Reynolds

Carl A. Nelson & Company was among the partner firms represented at Fort Madison High School when Gov. Kim Reynolds visited to learn about CTE successes.

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wibi: Winter 2020 Year in Review issue published
wibi: Winter 2020 Year in Review issue published

The Winter 2020 edition of Carl A. Nelson & Co.'s wibi newsletter provides a visual look back at projects that carried on amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Praise for Carl A. Nelson & Co. on high school renovation
Praise for Carl A. Nelson & Co. on high school renovation

Superintendent of Shenandoah Community School District gives construction management effort high marks for keeping project on-time and under budget.

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CANCO leads Riverside Community/Recreation Center survey
CANCO leads Riverside Community/Recreation Center survey

Future birthplace of James T. Kirk to seek resident input on vision for investment of casino revenue in future community gathering and wellness facility.

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CANCO earns another school CM contract with College CSD
CANCO earns another school CM contract with College CSD

Performance as construction management agency on new school building yields Carl A. Nelson & Company an opportunity to renovate existing school.

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CANCO hosts 2020 High School Skills Challenge
CANCO hosts 2020 High School Skills Challenge

Fort Madison wins Carl A. Nelson & Company’s 2020 High School Skills Challenge Kane Williams, left, and Trey Edwards, from Fort Madison High School, screw a piece of lumber onto the angled steel frame of their platform during the 2020 High School Skills Challenge at Carl A. Nelson & Company. BURLINGTON,…

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Danville K-12 renovation, addition project now complete
Danville K-12 renovation, addition project now complete

Carl A. Nelson & Company provided construction management agency services for Danville CSD on its $8.7 million school project in southeast Iowa.

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