You are here

‘Topped out'

Photo Album: 
Category: 

Known as “topping out,” a Christmas tree, which is lit up at night, was placed on the steel structure at the future biomass boiler. It is a tradition that signifies that the building has reached its maximum height—and is considered a major milestone in the construction of a project. The custom of decorating the uppermost point of the structure with an evergreen tree predates the structural-steel industry in North America by hundreds of years and has old northern European roots.

Twitter icon
Facebook icon
Google icon
LinkedIn icon
Pinterest icon
Reddit icon
e-mail icon