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