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Building Frame April 2-6
[Picture: another progress view of the steel frame of the building less the front canopy.]
The plumbers from B&S were busy this week installing the under-floor waste system. The telecommunication vault was installed and additional grounding for the building. A representative from Duke Energy visited us to discuss alternative power for the building with solar panels and the steel crew continued to erect the structure.

Beck Meeting April 9-13
Left table: Karl Whitaker, Hamstra’s Superintendent, and Curt Albertson, Hamstra’s Project Manager.
Back table: Jerry Fankhauser, Director Purdue Ag Centers; Larry O’Conner, Architect from Woollen-Molzan & Partners; Dwayne Rodgers Purdue Project Manager; and Kerry Smith, Mechanical Systems Engineer from Circle Design Group.
Right table: Steve Hawkins, Purdue’s Asst. Director PACs; Larry Morgan, Purdue Inspector.
Not pictured but at the south table are team members; Chris Skiba, Purdue Construction Manager, Jim Beaty ACRE Superintendent, Ray Wilson, Purdue Inspector; and not able to attend today was Max Morehouse, Purdue Inspector.

Beck Building April 16-20
[Picture: notice the wall studs on the west end (lower left), the entrance canopy on the east (right), and the additional steel banding on the roof.]
This week saw continued progress on the structural steel, plumbing, and electrical tasks. Von's switched from the water main to installing the sewer collection pit and pump station.

Building Notes April 23-27
Many crafts were busy here this week. Sub floor preparations include plumbing, electrical, vapor barrier, blue insulation, orange hydronic heating tubes, and wire mesh.

Rainbow April 30-May 4
[Picture: the yellow “Densboard” is going up in the places where the split block will be built.]