Commercial buildings are different from residential construction in many ways, the purpose of usage that the building is erected for being an important factor that determines lots of other aspects, including requirements related to the infrastructure available with and around the construction. Here are some infrastructure types that are essential for commercial buildings and that require a special approach on the side of a general contractor Fort Collins CO:
- Stable electricity – many commercial facilities use equipment that is sensitive to any drop or peak in voltage, therefore one of the most important features of commercial buildings is stable electrical power supply, usually achieved with the help of complex generators that step in within seconds whenever power fluctuations or a power-out is noticed;
- Water supply and sewage system requirements – depending on the purpose of usage, commercial buildings usually have special requirements regarding sewage systems and water supply, either needing special tanks and filtration systems or plumbing systems that can handle large volumes of water circulating;
- Access to roads and parking – many commercial activities require easy access to roads or railways, which means not only that the design of the facility needs to incorporate suitable components, such as suitably sized parking lots, but also that the land on which the facility is located needs to meet special requirements.