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Butler Bulletin – Winter Storms and your Project
02Nov

Butler Bulletin – Winter Storms and your Project

DATE: November 1, 2018              ACTION: Please Circulate in Your Organization as Needed Winter Storms and Your Projects EXCESSIVE SNOW ACCUMULATION Heavy and/or repeated snow storms can create packed snow and ice such that only a few feet of depth may weigh 50 psf or more, imposing unusual and excessive loads on any building structure. …

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Outstanding Butler Builder of the Year 2017
30Apr

Outstanding Butler Builder of the Year 2017

Long time Butler builder receives high honor

Lichtefeld, Inc. receives  Outstanding Builder of the Year-3-8-17- East  Region, from Butler Manufacturing™   Kansas City, Mo., March 8, 2018 — Lichtefeld, Inc., a design-build general contractor in Louisville, Ky., has been named Outstanding Builder of the Year by Butler Manufacturing™ for the East region. This builder provides design-build construction management solutions and innovative building technology …

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Lichtefeld, Inc. Your local Butler Builder
27Apr

Lichtefeld, Inc. Your local Butler Builder

Let LICHTEFELD handle the "business of building" while YOU handle "building your business!"

Since the early 1970’s Lichtefeld, Inc. has been a Butler builder in the Kentucky/Indiana region.  What is a Butler builder you ask?  A reputable contractor in partnership with Butler manufacturing  designing and erecting  custom Butler commercial metal building packages for  a given construction project.   Lichtefeld, Inc consults with their clients, determines “the need” for building …

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Be Safe With Lichtefeld, Inc.
23Mar

Be Safe With Lichtefeld, Inc.

Lichtefeld, Inc. posts it’s safety records on the job site,  in the job trailer for all to see.  Employees, former employees, owners, and their representatives have the right to review OSHA Form 300 in its entirety. They also have limited access to the OSHA Form 301 or is equivalent. See 29 CFR part 1004.35, in OSHA’s …

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Feature Client of the Month – Lennox Industries
21Feb

Feature Client of the Month – Lennox Industries

Lichtefeld, Inc. recently had the opportunity to design and construct a “build to suite” project for Lenox Industries. This 15,000 s.f. office/warehouse building is located in the Bluegrass Industrial Park in Louisville, Kentucky. This location is being used for heating and air conditioning equipment and parts distribution.   The building is a Butler manufactured custom engineered …

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The Butler Roof Difference
05Feb

The Butler Roof Difference

We will not compromise your roof system with unguided field measuring alone.  Some people still believe in the tape measure and chalk line method of installations is the only means of  construction. NOT BUTLER; Field measuring with ordinary tools cannot insure that your roof system will fit up well, go down straight, align properly or …

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Thinking about a new building?
23Jan

Thinking about a new building?

Don't wait, start now!

Planning and permitting can take up to 6 months to get through regarding design work and permits. The Louisville, Kentucky market requires a District Development Plan approval process that CAN take two months to get through.  Then, you have to go through MSD, Public Works, Landscaping Dept., Fire Department, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing approvals, as well as …

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Winter Snow and Concrete… KEEP from damaging your Concrete in the winter!!
01Dec

Winter Snow and Concrete… KEEP from damaging your Concrete in the winter!!

                                                            TAKE CARE OF YOUR CONCRETE SURFACES WARNING USE OF DEICERS ON YOUR NEW DRIVE, SIDEWALK OR PATIO COULD BE HARMFUL FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ANNOUNCES ENFORCEMENT POLICY REGARDING DECEPTIVE REPRESENTATIONS OF CHEMICAL PRODUCTS USED TO MELT SNOW AND ICE. ‘The Federal Trade Commission has investigated reports of damage to concrete surfaces caused by chemical products …

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Tips to Protect Workers in Cold Environments
14Nov

Tips to Protect Workers in Cold Environments

  Prolonged exposure to freezing or cold temperatures may cause serious health problems such as trench foot, frostbite and hypothermia. In extreme cases, including cold water immersion, exposure can lead to death. Danger signs include uncontrolled shivering, slurred speech, clumsy movements, fatigue and confused behavior. If these signs are observed, call for emergency help. How …

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YouthBuild Louisville Groundbreaking
13Jul

YouthBuild Louisville Groundbreaking

YouthBuild Louisville, along with Lichtefeld, Inc. and city leaders broke ground on an 8,000 s.f., 1.5 million-dollar expansion that will allow YouthBuild Louisville to double the number of kids it’s helping. YouthBuild Louisville is an education, job training and leadership program that provides low-income young adults ages 18-24 opportunities to realize their potential as active …

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