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underground piping before foundation concrete

Radiant cooling in wine caves has two benefits according to Rob Main of The Engineering Partnership. The tangible benefit is the cooling of air mass that allows even, low temperatures that discourage oxidation in the wine making process. The other benefit has to do with, in a roundabout way, marketing. Rob Main explains, “When a […]

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piping construction examples

At last month’s Los Angeles Area PHCC Trade Show LeDuc & Dexter’s fourth year apprentice John Jones finished second in the apprenticeship competition. Jones competed against 8 other apprentices chosen from each of the 8 regional apprenticeship schools in California. John Jones represented the Redwood Empire PHCC, who paid for his round trip travel expenses […]

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tuxhorn house

Many years ago, in the days when he wore a suit and tie and was getting a little tired of it, Tux Tuxhorn jumped into a muddy ditch on his job site to help with a plumbing connection. Jim Kempers, who was on site for LeDuc & Dexter saw Tux, knee deep in mud, smiling. […]

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Mauritson Winery

Design/build construction has become the practical and innovative direction taken by many of the new wineries built in the wine country. Because of the complexity of winery construction, the work calls out for specialists, or design/build teams, that have the experience of winery construction, working with owners and winemakers, plus working with each other. Mauritson […]

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rafael arturo

Imagine moving to France or Spain to live and work. You are offered a job that fits your needs and you want to accept it. The one drawback is that you don’t speak the language. How would this affect your productivity and future advancement? What’s that? The company you are going to work for in […]

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Bryant Family Winery

To describe Bryant Family Winery in a word it would be fair to say that it’s unique. From the building design to the wine it is very unique indeed. It should also be noted that the circumstances of construction are rather unique in that the architect of the winery is now the project manager for […]

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custom house concept sketch

The relationship between LeDuc & Dexter and Christopherson Homes goes back many years. “We started working with Christopherson Homes when they started building homes in Fountain Grove”, remembers Tom LeDuc . The two companies are still working together in Fountain Grove. Currently LeDuc Dexter is just starting their work for Christopherson at Siena, which LeDuc […]

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