CMA STAR Awards – 2012 Winners Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

Winners of the 2012 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards have been announced. The STAR awards recognize excellence in 16 marketing categories and 81 sub-categories. CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR recognizes top brands, companies or individuals both by region.

Construction Marketer of the Year 2012

Construction Marketing Blog

As we continue to highlight winners of the 2012 Construction Marketing STAR Awards, one of the most prestigious categories of the program is the 2012 CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR, awarded to the top entries in each region. CMA STAR Awards – 2012 Best-In-Show.

CMA STAR Awards Best-In-Show 2012

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association is proud to highlight the Best-in-Show of the 2012 Construction Marketing STAR Awards. With a total of 24 awards, McGraw-Hill Construction is the 2012 CMA STAR Awards Best-in-Show.

2012 Marketing Outlook Survey for Construction

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association announces a survey of construction marketers that will identify marketing budget outlook, top marketing priorities, and tactical marketing plans for the upcoming 2012 fiscal year. 2) What is your most important marketing priority for 2012?

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Revit OpEd: 2012 Central States Revit Workshop - Omaha, Nebraska

Revit OpEd

Tuesday, September 18, 2012. 2012 Central States Revit Workshop - Omaha, Nebraska. It runs this Friday and Saturday at the Mid-America Center (September 21 & 22, 2012). Introducing Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 Now Shipping. ▼ 2012. ► August 2012. (17).

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Smart Market Report 2012 - Business Value of BIM for Infrastructure

Collaborative Construction

Monday, May 7, 2012. Smart Market Report 2012 - Business Value of BIM for Infrastructure. ▼ 2012. Smart Market Report 2012 - Business Value of BIM f. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog. Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC helps owners craft IPD procurement strategies that enable them to acquire BIM enabled infrastructure from integrated teams and helps those teams craft, negotiate and implement integrated agreements.

NAHB Green Remodel of the Year 2012

Jetson Green

This is one of the NAHB Remodeling Projects of the Year 2012 by Rocking Horse Redevelopment out of Phoenix. The New American Home at IBS 2012. Located in the Marlen Grove neighborhood at 5701 N 10th Street, the home has been certified to the Emerald level by the NAHB.


2012 SAB Awards Winning Project - Biological Sciences Building University of British Columbia, Vancouver

SAB Magazine

The mandate of the University of British Columbia Renew program is to modernize, rather than replace, out-dated and obsolete buildings.

NIBS – Building Innovation 2012 – January 7th-11th, 2012, Washington, D.C.

Building Information Management

The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council Symposium: Fostering Innovation to Go Beyond Green™, is the only event where you’ll meet the winners of the 2012 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building Award and see their real-world examples of sustainability first-hand.

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U.K. National BIM Survey Released 2012 – BIM in UK as Confusing as in the US?

Building Information Management

75% of those construction professionals currently aware of BIM predict they will be using it on some projects (another indication of uncertain implementation levels) by the end of 2012, and almost 19 out of 20 people expect to be using it in five years’ time.

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2012 SAB Awards Winning Project - 40R Laneway House, Toronto

SAB Magazine

2012 Canadian Green Building Awards 40R Laneway House economic and social impact low-VOC stain passive strategies steel panel cladding storm-water run-off sustainability strategies Toronto urban sustainability and revitalization

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Digital Dryshack: ENR Future Tech conference 2012: Future of Construction Technology

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

We just returned from ENR Future Tech conference in San Francisco, which was mainly geared to future technology in the construction industry. My goals for Rob & me were to make us think, and to generate ideas to help us provide more valuable services, with a higher level of expertise and broadened perspective, to our clientele. I wasn’t disappointed. A quick 30,000 foot overview of only a few highlights from its lightng-fast program: Brian David Johnson, (Intel Corp.)

ENR's 2012 Noteworthy Gadgets List

ENR Construction

This is our list for 2012. Throughout the year we search for useful gadgets that have construction industry crossover, or just impress us. Technology

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Cloud Computing and BIM – Article 2012 – TME

Building Information Management

Cloud Computing and BIM - TME Article 2012. The increasingly competitive financial. and environmental landscape requires. public and private institutions to further. maximize facility planning and management. Technologies such as Building Information. Modeling (BIM) and Cloud Computing.

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CAD Shack: Central States Revit Workshop 2012 - Registration is.

CAD Shack

Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Central States Revit Workshop 2012 - Registration is Open. 22 nd 2012. Early Registration Deadline is July 27, 2012. Peat and Repeat.Additional Revit Labs coming soon for AU 2012. R-MEP 2012: Reloading Links Not Automatic with Syncing.

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EcoHouse Canada 1 - Winning housing projects from the 2012 Canadian Green Building Awards

SAB Magazine

Two winning housing projects from the 2012 Canadian Green Building Awards squeeze great space from small building footprints. 2012 Canadian Green Building Awards EcoHouse Building Foorprint Canadian Green Building Awards David J.

National Construction Contracts and Law Survey – UK – 2012

Building Information Management

NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey 2012. From March to April 2012, NBS a survey about contracts and legal issues within the UK construction industry. National Construction Contracts and Law Survey 2012. by Adrian Malleson.

2012 SAB Awards Winning Project - Tallgrass Prairie Pavilion

SAB Magazine

2012 Canadian Green Building Awards Canadian Green Building Awards charring wood conservation of natural areas eco-alternative to paint Jim Taggart off-grid retreat SAB Awards Winning Poject SabMagazine solar-powered system] sustainability Tallgrass Prairie Pavilion the ecology of the site

RTC USA 2012 Gala Dinner - Packway Handle Band

Revit OpEd

Band News RTCUSA 2012 Gala DinnerPhil Read was instrumental (pun intended) in selecting the entertainment for the next RTC in North America. He wrote a nice post about it on his blog this morning, Read all About it. BIM and Bluegrass in Stone Mountain!

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IFMA 2012 – World Workplace and BIM

Building Information Management

On my way back from IFMA 2012, which included the initial meeting of the BIMLO committee/group. This is a group focused upon BIM and life-cycle operation of the built environment. Interestingly enough IFMA’s definition of facility management is virtually equal to that of BIM.

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An Unorthodox Trend in 2012 Commercial Construction

Construction Informer

There are 424 billionaires in the United States, and in 2012 Americans spent a record 170 million on Halloween. By Quinn Dawson Apple grossed over $28 billion in quarterly profits for 2011. So if a red fruit is your logo, you have a silver spoon or you are a distributor of Halloween costumes, you are most [.]. Industry construction forecasts

Global Energy Report – 2012 – Global Climate Change

Building Information Management

sustainability global climate change global energy assessment 2012 report scientific studiesToday the world of energy has many of the features established in the 20th century: – Energy consumption grows on average at 2% per year, most of it (80%) originates in fossil fuels. Energy growth is driven by population growth and economic growth, now predominantly in developing countries. and high levels of consumption in the developed countries. –

Digger’s Top Ten blogs 2012

Digger Blog

And our number 1 blog of 2012 is. For the second year running the most viewed and popular posts on the Digger Blog, feature Caterpillar and Finning related machinery topics, closely followed by our headline banner sponsors JCB.

AUGIWorld October 2012 Issue - Scary Good

CAD Shack

The good news is that the AUGIWorld October 2012 Issue is out and its a great distraction from the creepy billboard I have to drive by everyday on the way to work. I hate being scared, I can buy my own candy when I want it and clowns seriously bother me.

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Most-Requested Products of 2012

Green Industry Professionals

Heres a look at the 12 most-requested products of 2012 at the Product Guide

2012 Commercial Construction News Review…The Year that Was

Commercial Construction

Englewood Construction had a lot to celebrate in 2012, including a prestigious Best Projects award from Engineering News Record Midwest magazine for the work it did at the Local 17 International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators headquarters in Tinley Park (shown here).

Collaborative Construction Blog: BIM Workshops Scheduled with.

Collaborative Construction

Wednesday, September 26, 2012. will be presenting at the 9th CITA BIM Workshop in Dublin, Ireland on October 24, 2012. September 28, 2012 11:59 AM. ▼ 2012. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

LIVEXCHANGE 2012: Where Top Projects Find the Best Locations

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

30 — inviting all present to mark their calendars for LiveXchange 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Frisco, TX — many attendees had weighed in on the 2012 event, declaring the Florida conclave an unqualified success. ” NFL Great Kicks Off LiveXchange 2012. On Oct.


PC Construction Blog

A team of PC employee-owners attended the 85th annual WEFTEC conference, the world’s largest water quality event, in. Continue Reading. All Technology Water Treatment Construction

COBIE Guide Released for Public Comment – July 2012

Building Information Management

Via – Premier software for construction cost estimating and efficient delivery methods – JOC, Job order contracting, SABER, IPD, SATOC, IDIQ, MATOC, MACC, POCA, BOA … BIM BIM and Facility Management BIM Construction Cost Estimating BIM for FM BIM Standards COBIE IPD / Lean Construction Job Order Contracting JOC Standards Total Cost of Ownership 2012 comment copy guide job order contracting NIBS official release smartbuilding standard

The Top 200 Environmental Firms for 2012: Analysis | ENR.

ENR Construction

The Top 200 Environmental Firms for 2012: Analysis. But where one window closed, a door opened for providers of environmental services on the 2012 list. As a result, he anticipates "less competition and less price cutting in 2012." Fiscal 2012 was challenged with the end of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Keywords: 2012 ; ENR Top 200 Environmental Firms List ; Revenue ; International ; Markets. © 2012 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Bidding Wars: What Bidding Practices Say About Your Construction Company

John Chaney

I was recently on LinkedIn and noticed a question in one of the group forums asking readers to identify the biggest problem facing construction businesses today. The answers ranged from finding quality employees to wanting more control over project documents.

Cloud Computing and the Construction Industry

John Chaney

A while ago, I read an article called 3 Reasons Your Company Still Hasn’t Moved to the Cloud. As a provider of cloud-based construction software , I’ve heard many reasons why companies don’t want to move to the cloud, most of which can be put into two categories: real and perceived problems.

2012 SAB Awards Winning Project - Karis Place - More Than A Roof, Vancouver

SAB Magazine

2012 Canadian Green Building Awards Canadian Green Building Awards City of Vancouver Ground-source Heat Pumps LEED Gold standard Life cycle issuess More Than A Roof Housing Society Provincial Homelessness Initiative SAB Awards sustainability strategiesKaris Place is a partnership between More Than A Roof Housing Society, BC Housing, and the City of Vancouver.

Reducing the Federal Government Real Property Footprint 2012 – Civilian Property Realignment Act – CPRA – H.R. 1734

Building Information Management

1734, a bill to reduce the size of the federal government’s footprint and save taxpayers billions of dollars through realignment and consolidation of the federal real estate portfolio was just passed (February 7, 2012) by the U.S. The “ Civilian Property Realignment Act ,” ( CPRA ) H.R.