Leesburg Concrete is Now a Licensed Manufacturer of the SlenderWall® Building System


New Manufacturing Facility Near Orlando is Ramping Up for ProductionLeesburg, FL, June 2, 2010 -- Leesburg Concrete, a leading manufacturer of precast concrete steps, ramps, and decking, as  well as metal guardrails and handrails, is pleased to announce that they have just entered a licensing agreement with Easi-Set® Industries to manufacture ...

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Comparing Construction Solutions for Classroom Crowding in Florida


Portable trailers vs. precast concrete modular classrooms vs. traditional site-built construction School population and increasing class sizes have been issues in Florida for over two decades. Enrollment numbers increase each year, with nearly 17,000 new students entering the system in the 2019-2020 academic year. With lawmakers looking to reduce c...

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Three Budget Considerations for Classroom Construction in Florida


(This is the third in a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Two here.) There is a wide array of factors to consider when evaluating the economic viability of school construction options. Whether the expense is measured by cost per student station or gross square feet, three key areas to look at include: life-cycle costsmaintenance costsdurabi...

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What to Consider When Deciding on a Classroom Solution: Security


(This is the second in a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Three here.) Building and maintaining a secure campus can save lives, so it's crucial to be prepared ahead of a crisis situation. When evaluating classroom expansion options, consider two components of effective preparation: Make sure existing and new construction meets all safety s...

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Classroom Construction: School Life and Community Considerations


(This is the first in a three-part series. Read Part Two and Part Three here.) Campus construction affects various members of a community, each having a vested interest in the adjustments made to a school. School administrators seeking to comply with Florida-established limits on core class enrollment have a handful of options at their disposal: po...

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Three Funding Options to Consider When Purchasing a Portable Classroom


 Adding to a campus serves the goal of class size reduction, but what about funding? The three most popular classroom expansion options, on-site construction, precast concrete modular classrooms, and portable trailers, appear to descend from most expensive to least expensive. However, there are additional costs to consider when weighing your o...

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