Increase Your Home Value with 7 Home Remodeling Ideas
Construction Marketing Blog
JUNE 30, 2015
Home Improvement Retail home improvement Home Value Remodeling IdeasDid any of your home upgrades pay off when it came time to sell? There are many things you can change and remodel in your home, but these 7 key home improvements are guaranteed to increase the value of your home. 1. Remodeling the Kitchen. The kitchen is usually the first room in the house that needs updating. Adding a Deck.
Is this a good idea?
MARCH 17, 2015
Plumbing manufacturers are always out to dazzle prospective customers. But sometimes they take things a little too far. Interstitial Ads Frequency: -1. read more. Bath/Kitchen Media Galleries Plumbing
New Infrastructure Funding Idea
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), chairwoman of Senate’s surface transportation subcommittee, unveiled legislation this week that would temporarily take freight cargo and passenger revenue from Customs and Border Patrol and funnel it towards the ailing Highway Trust Fund. Estimates are the fund will be short $107 billion by 2026, which is financed by federal gas taxes
Bad Ideas in Good Times
Construction Business Owner
JANUARY 5, 2016
Now that the economy finally appears to be headed in the right direction, many contractors are thinking about hiring talent, acquiring bonding and raising capital to help complete their growing backlogs. Many of those business owners with large backlogs are taking an optimistic view that the new construction economy is half full and are quickly forgetting the lessons of the recent past
Unique Idea For Solving Urban Housing Shortage
APRIL 1, 2016
Architect Stéphane Malka of Paris, France, has come up with a unique and quite ambitious idea of creating new housing in his city. The system he proposes calls for prefabricated units to be added onto the existing building. Under French law, the building permit would be issued in exchange for renovating and maintaining the communal area of the building atop which the unit would be placed.
Bluebeam Revu Idea: The Ultimate HomeBuilder As-Built
DECEMBER 3, 2013
Please share your ideas in the comments with our readers. Once you’ve completed building your customers dream home you hand over the keys and all the documentation. Warranties, specifications, owner’s manuals, etc – it’s a stack of paper that may need it’s own filing cabinet. The ultimate as-built would deliver a remarkable experience.
10 ideas for tomorrow’s campus
JUNE 30, 2016
Over the past five years, we’ve seen a specific trend emerge in the world of higher education. It’s the emergence of a relatively small space, called the academic incubator. For Gensler, this began with universities such as MIT and organizations like Chicago’s 1871. They were designing hybrid maker spaces that acted as ‘bridges’ between the worlds of academia and the workplace, and they had the feel of entrepreneurial start-up offices
Useful Shipping Container House Ideas and Plans
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
When it comes to building a home out of a shipping container you have a lot of options. Despite the fact that a standard shipping container is just a rectangular box, usually measuring about 8 feet by 40 feet, they can easily be transformed into cozy and even spacious homes. Below you will find a few useful shipping container home plans to demonstrate everything that is possible. feet tall.
THREE PROVEN IDEAS FOR REASSURING THE CLIENT
AUGUST 20, 2014
Winning the job does not mean the marketing of the firm and the team is over. In fact, the moment of highest anxiety for the client is right after they have hired you for the job. Did we make the right choice? Will they deliver what they promised, or what we thought they promised? Will we be able to get along with these people for the next two years? Be sure your project teams keep the following in mind: 1. Clients always chose us for reasons other than what we think. Debrief to find out what promises were actually bought. 2. Understanding the project goals is not enough.
Shipping Container-Inspired House Idea
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
German architect Han Slawik created his Homebox design based on the shipping container building model, taking into consideration the ease of transport, universal dimensions and general usefulness of shipping containers. However, the Homebox is not made from an actual steel shipping container. It fits into small spaces, unused plots of land, alleys or even parking lots. Louis.
Update: Sunset Idea House by Blu Homes
AUGUST 8, 2012
As you know, Sunset Magazine selected the Breezehouse by Blu Homes for the 2012 Idea House (last year it was a solar-powered container house ). Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Breezehouse is the New Sunset Idea House. Sunset Idea House Prefab in Healdsburg. Solar Powered Sunset Idea House 2011. Watch the modules drop in place and walls fold down in button-up work.
Construction Training: Ideas and Resources for Making it Happen
MARCH 23, 2015
Oxford Economics took a deep look at the human resources challenges in the near … Continue reading Construction Training: Ideas and Resources for Making it Happen → The post Construction Training: Ideas and Resources for Making it Happen appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Blog with Construction News and Commentary. Google+. There’s much more to construction training than learning the technical aspects of how to do a job. There are also supporting and amplifying skills, and knowledge, that turn acceptable performers into exceptional performers.
Houston architect offers novel idea for Astrodome renovation
JULY 19, 2016
Indoor waterparks are great. They allow for year-round use regardless of whether it is raining, snowing, or below freezing outside. But the main reason they exist is to allow people who live in climates that aren’t necessarily water park friendly the opportunity to join in on the fun. Given the option, wouldn’t the majority of us pick an outdoor water park to an indoor one
Old-Line Firm Sees Future in New Ideas
JULY 14, 2016
With more than a century of construction history behind it, M+W Group now has set its sights for a powerful future
Ideas Ignite: The Museum at Prairiefire
AUGUST 17, 2016
Hear the inspired vision behind the museum’s designers and see how Echelon Masonry helped it achieve the seemingly impossible
Tech Meetups Inspire Ideas for Construction
JULY 9, 2014
Feeding the Mind. Technology
The grand experience: Concluding the construction marketing ideas vacation
Construction Marketing Ideas
JULY 17, 2012
However, the hotel provided free Internet Wi-Fi to its guests. I could conduct a staff meeting via Skype and posted an entry on the original Construction Marketing Ideas blog. The trip took about seven hours, and I needed to go straight away to my intended meetings, which have absolutely nothing to do with Construction Marketing Ideas but everything to do with my religion. cards.
You Have No Idea How Many Visitors Your Website Gets
Help Everybody Everyday
OCTOBER 14, 2012
It turns out I had no idea. And guess what, you have no idea how many visitors your website is getting either. I thought I knew how many people visited this website. Recent events gave me an education on just how poor the analytics we use to judge the performance of our websites are. That’s straight from my Google Analytics account (clearly the authority, right?).
One Paragraph…One Idea
Help Everybody Everyday
JULY 30, 2012
One Paragraph One Idea. Think of paragraphs as simple ideas. Each paragraph is going to start with one simple idea. In order for the next sentence to fit in this paragraph, it needs to further describe or support this simple idea. Even though I talked about being excited, the simple idea is about loving cats. Each paragraph must only contain one simple idea.
When Is Outsourcing Your Construction Bookkeeping A Good Idea?
JANUARY 8, 2016
Outsourcing Your Construction Bookkeeping Works Best When: Your construction company is small with 1-10 employees and doesn't need a full-time bookkeeper. You need someone with more skills than the receptionist or office manager can provide. You need someone skilled in construction accounting who knows how to handle job deposits, progress billings, etc. Contractor Bookkeeping Services
Could this idea for an Urban Droneport facilitate the future of drone-based deliveries?
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Companies have been wondering aloud for quite some time about the possibility of using drones as the couriers of the future. Amazon has not made it a secret that they want to use drones to deliver packages in the near future and, earlier this year, Domino’s delivered the first pizza by drone in New Zealand
Can There Be Too Many Great Marketing Ideas?
Help Everybody Everyday
JULY 5, 2012
Someone at your firm has this great marketing idea that you should implement. You certainly don’t want to discourage that and their idea is actually pretty good. Unfortunately, your firm may be suffering from “great idea-itis” and you have just walked into a minefield. How Apple Combated Great Idea-itis. Curing Great Idea-itis In Your Firm.
Germ of an Idea
Buisness Facilities Contributed Content
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
The post Germ of an Idea appeared first on Business Facilities. In the paranoid days of the 1950s during the long twilight struggle of the Cold War, the U.S. government fenced off some bucolic stretches of rural America and converted these parcels into factories to produce a full menu of weapons of mass destruction. What could be more benign than an Animal Disease Center, right? bioterror.
B.C. Addresses Steel Corrosion, New Water Treatment Plant, Firms Team For Autonomous Vehicle Ideas
JANUARY 30, 2017
More news, notes and project information from the Northwest Region of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska
New Ideas, ASHRAE Standard Could Limit Legionnaires’ Toll
AUGUST 20, 2015
With the recent Legionnaires’ disease outbreak apparently under control, the New York City Councils’ newly adopted law requiring building owners to certify, test and clean building cooling towers has set off a flurry of work. Business Management
UNIVERSITY GIANTS: Facing money woes, the nation's colleges double down on innovative ideas
AUGUST 10, 2016
Fu nding for the nation’s 1,700 or so public two- and four-year colleges remains well below pre-recession levels. Average state spending per student has fallen 17%—about $1,525—since the recession, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Use Those Holiday Gift Cards To Boost Your Career With These Great Ideas
Help Everybody Everyday
DECEMBER 27, 2012
Here are a few ideas to get you started: Livescribe Smartpen – I’m still a believer in the Livescribe Smartpen. You may be one of those people, like me, who get a ton of gift cards during the holidays. If so, you are thinking, “What am I going to do with all these?” ” You know if you put them away for later, you might as well just throw them out the window.
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Construction Marketing Ideas
JULY 24, 2012
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Inspired Ideas for a Stylish Life with Baby
Ramsay Home Building Blog
MAY 21, 2012
From Chic & Cheap Nursery. Check out the awesome old-school aviator themed wallpaper in the back of this room. Love the matching of the modern bed and bookshelf combo with the old yellow school chair. On the far right you can catch a glimpse of the retro chicken wire armoire doors. Love it! Make some time today to read about this fun and stylish big boy room. Wallpaper
Design Competition Winners Share Ideas for Saving Louisiana Coast
AUGUST 25, 2015
Proposals will be used to inform management scheme for Lower Mississippi River, state authorities say. Infrastructure
Smart Ideas for Your Company's Smart Phone Policy
MARCH 24, 2016
Even though it sometimes feels like you were born with a smartphone in your hand, it was only 9 years ago that Apple introduced the iPhone. Phones for business use have morphed from Bell's shout to Watson to "Come here- I want to see you!", past Ernestine's switchboard ("one ringy-dingy") to the bit of black plastic magic that keeps you connect to the world now
Amsterdam’s new sustainable mixed-use building embraces the idea of living on the water
DECEMBER 1, 2016
In the Amsterdam neighborhood of IJburg, an emerging urban district built on six artificial islands, a new 46,000-sm mixed-use building named Sluishuis wants to replicate the neighborhood’s fusion of water and city on a smaller scale
Videos reveal City 2.0 ideas from 2012 TED Prize winners
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Thought leader TED has released eight new videos from winners of its 2012 TED Prize: the City 2.0. The prize went to 10 winners involved in urban issues, including education, safety, health, food, and public space. Videos include: read more. Architects Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Facility Managers
Christie: I have no idea when N.J. road construction shutdown will end
JULY 21, 2016
While at the Republican National Convention, New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie told reporters he had rejected state Senator Sweeney's proposals to re-up the Transportation Trust Fund and break the stalemate that has shuttered road and transit project in New Jersey. It's ridiculous, and I rejected it," the governor said. What he proposed to me the other day was unacceptable
Sunset Idea House Prefab in Healdsburg
JULY 30, 2012
The Sunset Magazine Idea House that I mentioned a few months ago will open for public tours on August 3, 2012. The Idea House was fabricated by Blu Homes, developed by Rosemary Wardell, and designed on the inside by Sharon Portnoy. Drop by and tell us what you think if you get the opportunity to visit the Idea House. [+] Idea House a Stunner in Healdsburg on Healdsburg Patch.
Xpin offers new interface ideas
AUGUST 7, 2012
Last week I met Matthew Jennings, business development director, and online director Richard Hulbert of London-based digital agency Code Vanilla , which has developed a cloud-based collaboration platform called Xpin ( described here ). Following an introduction via Su Butcher , Matthew had asked for feedback on the Beta release of Xpin and whether it might be of interest to architects. My take.
Are Green Building Codes a Bad Idea? : Green Building Law Update
Green Building Law Update
JUNE 29, 2011