Trends in Mass Timber Building

October 30, 2023 – Having planned and built more than 20 mass timber projects, Consigli is a leader in a Northeast building industry that has witnessed a significant increase in the use of mass timber building products. Matthew Tonello, Director of Operations and an expert in the firm’s use of mass timber, provides insight… More >

Revolutionizing Healthcare Construction: The Power of Pre-fabrication & Pre-purchasing

October 17, 2023 – Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is the only Level 1 trauma hospital in New Hampshire, providing primary and specialty care to patients throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Despite DHMC’s technical staff having the ability to support the area’s most complex cases, their facilities could not meet patient base demand and… More >

Decarbonizing the Built Environment: Mass Timber as a Low Embodied Carbon Material

March 5, 2023 – Mass timber construction is on the rise as owners, architects and contractors champion low embodied carbon building materials. In our continued video series, we look at Maine’s first fully timber structure at Bowdoin College’s John and Lile Gibbons Center for Arctic Studies and Barry Mills Hall. The all-electric building will… More >

2022 Year in Review: ESG at Consigli

February 18, 2023 – Consigli’s commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives ensures that as a company, we continue to thoughtfully consider the way our business practices and operations impact the communities where we build. Our 2022 ESG Year in Review is a summary of Consigli’s internal and external areas of focus as… More >

Pre-fabrication for Expedited Delivery: Colby College, Johnson Pond Houses

December 19, 2022 – At Colby College, the design-build Johnson Pond Houses project delivered a four-building student residence complex just fifteen months from mere project conception. Comprised of pre-fabricated structural units and pre-cast concrete foundation panels, the 40,000 sq. ft. facility houses 200 student beds. Design When planning an aggressive project schedule, utilize repetitive… More >

Building Passive House: Costs & Long-term Payback

November 21, 2022 – In the last few years, states and municipalities have committed to becoming carbon neutral by a certain date. One of the first targets to achieve carbon neutrality is advancing building energy codes. But what is the cost to building owners? What long-term benefits will they see from building to the… More >

Market Outlook: April 2022

April 26, 2022 – The hopeful trend towards price stabilization and supply chain improvements in early 2022 is now complicated by new challenges. The war in Ukraine has reduced the supply of raw materials, port congestion from China to Los Angeles continues to delay shipments on all goods, while new COVID-19 variants have continued,… More >

Decarbonizing the Built Environment: Adaptive Reuse at Hotel Marcel

November 18, 2021 – In the backdrop of the Glasgow Climate Pact, a renewed global climate agreement, companies and industries have established promising paths to net zero carbon. But what does decarbonization look like in the built environment? In this video series, Consigli looks at components of net zero carbon construction and implementation with… More >

3 Things to Consider Before Building Your Next Outpatient Facility

November 5, 2021 – In 2019, over 21 million square feet of outpatient facilities were built in the U.S., driven by the current healthcare trends of reducing operating costs, improving access to care and enhancing the patient experience. While outpatient facilities are less expensive to build and operate than a traditional hospital and are often… More >

Market Outlook: October 2021

October 20, 2021 – The trends we’re seeing have a common theme––every project in every sector is feeling the supply and cost problems in our economy. To guide our project partners, we’ve outlined Consigli’s perspective on material cost and delay risks based on current and future global and domestic conditions, along with strategies for… More >