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Virtual Tours Used to Sell American West Homes

Construction Marketing Blog

When it comes to marketing new home communities, the tried and true model home is the traditional venue. However, the Las Vegas new housing market is aggressive right now, so new construction homes are being purchased practically before the lots are released.

Green Building that Cleans the Air

Green Building Law Update

Today’s green building standards, rating systems and codes are stale, largely based in decades old science and do not go far enough to be efficacious for most business to invest in. This is no longer a genuine debate over the negative environmental impact that buildings have on the planet.

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Developing A Safety Culture In Multi-Employer Worksites

FDR Safety

March 2018 – Foxconn Technology Group confirmed Tuesday that is has selected Rhode Island-based Gilbane Building Co.

System Change - Necessary and Dangerous

Collaborative Construction

The broken culture that underpins the procurement of built assets encourages the use of waste based business models. That broken culture is fragmented, adversarial and mistrustful and we must replace it with a smart built culture that is integrated, collaborative and trustful.

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2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Mass. Researchers Build First Tidal Power Test Site

ENR Construction

Three tidal turbine energy developers, including one U.K. company, are planning to test their prototypes at the world’s first-of-its-kind permanent tidal test site on the Cape Cod Canal in Massachusetts

Cultural centers: Community-based venues can be catalysts for downtown renewal

BD+C

Columbia, Md., is a microcosm of what’s happening in cities across America, where cultural facilities—performing arts venues, libraries, museums, and other public spaces of congregation—are being positioned as integral to downtown renewal.

Your ENERGY STAR Score is About to Fall Precipitously

Green Building Law Update

Building owners that utilize ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager will see a dramatic change in the 1 to 100 ENERGY STAR scores after August 26, 2018. Every score model we reviewed saw a drop in ENERGY STAR score except hotels. You have 75 days to act.

AECOM teams with Chinese firm on integrated delivery

Construction Dive

Among other projects, the joint venture has agreed to deliver the London Spire, which is expected to be the tallest residential development in Western Europe

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Some vital methods for concrete curing

Construction Cost Estimating

METHODS OF CURING :- Based on the type of construction work, the curing of concrete is done with the use of the following processes :- 1) COVERING: Under this method, wet gunny bags or hessian are utilized to wrap the newly developed concrete surface.

ENR Mountain States Announces Preliminary Results for 2018 Top Contractors Lists

ENR Construction

Early results show that revenues last year for the region’s contractors were up in most areas, especially for firms located in Salt Lake City and Denver

Rovers set to invade construction jobsites

BD+C

The larger a construction project is, the more complicated it is going to be to manage. Small oversights or errors can lead to exponentially greater losses in time and money.

J.W. Speaker Creating 100 Jobs In Wisconsin

Business Facilities Blog

The lighting manufacturer is investing $46 million in the expansion of its Germantown, WI operations. Read: J.W. Speaker Creating 100 Jobs In Wisconsin at BusinessFacilities.com.

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The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

FTA issues decision for $4.7B California BART extension

Construction Dive

Officials can now begin the engineering phase and apply for federal funding for the six-mile line expansion into San Jose and Santa Clara

Micro apartment turned into a family home with transformer furniture

Jetson Green

Using transformer units to make the most of the available space in small and micro apartments is not a new idea, but it’s always nice to see new approaches to it.

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California Voters Oust Infrastructure Backer Over Gas Taxes

ENR Construction

Primary results set the stage for November showdown on repeal of funding legislation

Another Lawn-Cutting Service Takes the Money and Runs

Green Industry Professionals

The homeowner signed up for a six-month package through Greenkeepers Lawn & Landscape at a discount of $216

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JW Aluminum Investing $255M In South Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

The high-quality aluminum manufacturer will create 50 new jobs at its Berkeley County, SC operations. Read: JW Aluminum Investing $255M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Slow pay adds $40B a year to construction industry costs

Construction Dive

Late remittance from customers adds 3.3% to total project costs, a recent report found

Largest Passive House office building in the U.S. will be built in Chicago’s West Loop

BD+C

A 12-story office building planned for 310 N. Sangamon in Chicago’s West Loop will become the largest office building in the U.S. to achieve Passive House certification (and only the second building overall) if plans recently unveiled by Mark Goodman & Associates, Inc. pan out.

Project Team Scrambles to Reimagine Library in Steel

ENR Construction

Due to rising costs for concrete, Temple University’s new $170-million Charles Library was redesigned with a steel structure

RCC Column Design – An exclusive mobile based app for civil and structural engineers

Construction Cost Estimating

RCC Column Design is an exclusive app for civil and structural engineers. This app is available in google play store. It can only work in windows platform. The app is very user-friendly.

Corporate Wellness

The Safety Blog

Corporate Wellness & Safety Tips. Welcome to Safe Friday, since June is National Safety Month, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of corporate wellness and safety.

Colorado to investigate construction worker misclassification

Construction Dive

The state's governor formed a task force to eliminate payroll fraud that would occur when employers intentionally misclassify their employees as independent contractors

Construction Costs Soar in May, Outpace Contractor Pricing

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction costs accelerated again in May, with steep increases for a wide range of building and road materials, including many that are subject to tariffs that could drive prices still higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data.

Design Firm Grows From the Ground Up

ENR Construction

From its start as a Virginia geotech firm, ECS has moved into new regions and new business lines such as transportation

BorgWarner Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Center In Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

The new state-of-the-art facility and high-tech lab in Noblesville, IN consolidates two existing Indiana facilities in one modern, centralized location. Read: BorgWarner Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Center In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Bandit Industries to Sell Company to Employees

Construction Equipment

2018 is a big year for chipper manufacturer Bandit Industries. The company will be celebrating its 35th anniversary this September and announced last week it plans to sell 100 percent of the company to its employees. Owners Mike Morey Sr.,

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California budget includes $1.2B for new legislative offices

Construction Dive

The Capitol building's 66-year-old annex, which houses the governor's office, has safety and accessibility issues and will be demolished

Robotic Lawn Mower Market Continues to Grow

Green Industry Professionals

If you think robotic lawn mower technology is a novelty that will eventually disappear, think again

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W.M. Jordan Selected as ENR MidAtlantic Contractor of the Year

ENR Construction

Jordan Co. has been selected as the 2018 ENR MidAtlantic Contractor of the Year