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  • How Mixed Reality Is Revolutionizing Facility Management

    How Mixed Reality Is Revolutionizing Facility Management

    Mixed reality merges the digital and physical worlds. Learn how this technology helps facility managers make sense of 3D models.

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  • Should Trends in the Construction Industry Make You Rethink Your Estimating Processes?

    Should Trends in the Construction Industry Make You Rethink Your Estimating Processes?

    Industry trends are giving future-focused construction contractors pause, causing them to take a closer look at their processes and find ways to be more flexible and efficient—or risk falling behind.

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  • Does Managing MEP Subcontractors Have to Be Like Herding Cats?

    Does Managing MEP Subcontractors Have to Be Like Herding Cats?

    Managing subcontractors can be a logistical headache. Learn about the technologies that help integrate subcontractors into the greater construction workflow.

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  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective General Contractors

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective General Contractors

    To be effective in today’s construction environment, general contractors need to be more than hard-working, organized, and skilled in the trades. These are a few key habits modern GCs must cultivate.

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  • Your Estimating Spreadsheets Are Good Enough… or Are They?

    Your Estimating Spreadsheets Are Good Enough… or Are They?

    Some construction estimators feel their spreadsheets are better than dedicated estimating software. But there are risks to spreadsheets which are compounded by the complexity to make them fit for use.

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  • Make Sure Your Construction Estimating Software Pays Off with This Six-step Plan

    Make Sure Your Construction Estimating Software Pays Off with This Six-step Plan

    You may be well versed in the advantages of construction estimating software, but if the challenge of implementing it is weighing heavily on your mind, you’re not alone.

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  • Safety Pays: Chatting with the Safest Construction Company In America

    Safety Pays: Chatting with the Safest Construction Company In America

    Safety is one of the biggest challenges in construction, so maintaining an impeccable safety record is an impressive feat.

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  • How IoT Can Help Make Cities More Sustainable

    How IoT Can Help Make Cities More Sustainable

    With more and more construction firms riding the wave of digitalization and innovation, the Internet of Things (IoT) technology is being used in making building construction eco-friendly.

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  • What is the difference between VR, MR and AR? [Interview]

    What is the difference between VR, MR and AR? [Interview]

    Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality applications are gaining ground in the construction industry. David Burczyk explains the difference between the three technologies and their value to construction.

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  • How Connected Construction Is Increasing Productivity by 30%

    How Connected Construction Is Increasing Productivity by 30%

    Statistically speaking, productivity gains in construction have lagged behind other industries. But new technology and adopting connected construction workflows can help.

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  • 3 Surprising Ways the Constructible Process Impacts Owners and Facility Managers

    3 Surprising Ways the Constructible Process Impacts Owners and Facility Managers

    The Constructible Process is exceptionally valuable when planning and erecting a building. But how does it impact owners and facility managers before and after the project?

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  • The Importance of Cybersecurity in Construction

    The Importance of Cybersecurity in Construction

    Data security is a topic that is at the forefront of discussion for most businesses today. Read this blog to learn how to keep your construction business safe in the digital age.

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  • Are You and Your Clients Ready for AFDD?

    Are You and Your Clients Ready for AFDD?

    As an electrical designer in the UK, Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDD) will inevitably become a key concern in your day-to-day workflow. Here’s everything you need to know.

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  • Exploring the Potential of Kinetic Buildings

    Exploring the Potential of Kinetic Buildings

    Kinetic architecture is a growing trend for its structural versatility and functional adaptability. This is the future of dynamic architecture and something to consider for your next building project.

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  • Tough Questions With Constructible Experts [VIDEO]

    Tough Questions With Constructible Experts [VIDEO]

    We put five constructible experts in a room and asked them some of the industry’s toughest questions. Here's what happened.

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  • The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    RFIs and rework are the bane of every structural engineer’s existence. They cost time, money, and eat away at your reputation right along with your profit margin. Here’s how to prevent them.

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  • How Layout Technology Controls the Weather… Almost

    How Layout Technology Controls the Weather… Almost

    The hardware and software layout professionals use might not be able to control the weather, but they can do the next best thing: control the impact the weather has on the build.

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  • The Real Cost of Inefficient Construction Layout

    The Real Cost of Inefficient Construction Layout

    Up to 25% of a contractor’s cost on each project, construction layout is a prime opportunity for finding efficiencies and maintaining margin. Discover the real cost of inefficient construction layout.

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  • Test Your BIM Knowledge!

    Test Your BIM Knowledge!

    Do you think you are a real BIM expert? Answer these 5 questions to find out.

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  • How to Save Money Through Proactive Building Maintenance

    How to Save Money Through Proactive Building Maintenance

    For commercial building owners and facility managers, a focus on proactive building maintenance can save tens of thousands of dollars in operating expenses.

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