Weather conditions are factors that should be taken into consideration, whatever phase of execution the building is in – the design of the building to be constructed needs to address not only terrain features, but also aspects related to the climate conditions that the building will need to withstand and the construction process itself needs to be scheduled for periods when the weather is favorable, too. The professional construction companies in Colorado take into account all these variants when constructing buildings in Colorado. Colorado climate is exceptionally hard and varied, but in many areas, local building codes might not provide sufficient guidance, so here are a few aspects to pay special attention to:
- Resistance to storms – Colorado is a state that gets lots of storms each year. Hurricanes, blizzards, hail storms being so frequent, local buildings need to use special building materials that are resistant to impact and to high winds and they also need to feature architectural solutions that make buildings structurally resistant to the effects of storms;
- Resistance to fire – Colorado is a high-risk area when it comes to fires as well. Beside using fire-resistant materials for the construction, it is also a good idea to separate building components, such as using a garage that is detached from the main building, to prevent an accidental fire from spreading.