Fri.Sep 13, 2019

Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama

Business Facilities

The company chose to expand and create 20 new jobs at its Decatur, AL fluorochemical plant over locations in Japan and China. Read: Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Spending on megaprojects, already on the rise, could spike hard in the coming years

BD+C

Societies continue to move toward megacity cultures, lifestyles, and economies that are becoming more vital, in some cases, than the countries that spawn them.

What Every Contractor Needs To Know About Payroll Processing

Contractor Bookkeeping

When it comes to paying employees, laws and the IRS, have made the payroll function a time-consuming nightmare for the small business owner. Small business owners spend an average of eight hours a month performing payroll functions.

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At least 30 U.S. cities have adopted stricter building energy codes since 2017

BD+C

At least 30 major U.S. cities have adopted stricter building energy codes since 2017, according to the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE

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

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

7 construction OEM stocks to watch

Construction Dive

How these public companies perform in response to a potential slowdown will likely be the focus of sector analysts for the foreseeable future

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Learning in Action at Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems Annual Meeting

PC Construction

PC Construction was pleased to sponsor the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems Annual Meeting, which winds down today after three days of looking at key issues in Vermont health care. It was great. All Health Care & Life Sciences Our Industry

A primer on progressive design-build

BD+C

Using this method, owners manage only one single source design-build entity contract as opposed to the multiple contracts used in traditional design-bid-build project delivery.

Best Strategies for Cash-Flow Management in Construction

Construction Business Owner

According to a Kabbage survey of construction firms, 28% cited cash flow as the biggest challenge during their first year in business, outweighing finding new customers. As your business grows, the struggle to manage a positive cash flow may continue

EGIA’s Cracking the Code Show: 3 Steps to a Powerful Customer Experience

Contractor Magazine

EGIA experts explain how to create a culture of excellent HVAC customer service

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VR Helps Workers Spot Design Errors

Construction Equipment

ENR reports that construction workers with less than three years of job experience were able to double their ability to spot design errors in a 3D model using a VR interface. According to a study conducted by the Construction Industry Institute (CII), workers with over three years of experience

IAPMO, WaterAid and Millennium Water Alliance Team for WASH Partnership Event

Contractor Magazine

The event highlighted the important role partnerships play in solving the global water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) crisis

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Construction Employment Up 14,000 Jobs in August

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased by 14,000 jobs in August and by 177,000, or 2.4 percent, over the last 12 months. The number of unemployed jobseekers with construction experience also remained near historic lows according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction employment

Thompson Pump Wins Award of Merit for Work in Puerto Rico

Contractor Magazine

Pumps and employees saved region from flooding, provided safe drinking water in the aftermath of hurricane Maria

Spending on megaprojects, already on the rise, could spike hard in the coming years

BD+C

Societies continue to move toward megacity cultures, lifestyles, and economies that are becoming more vital, in some cases, than the countries that spawn them. One result of this trend has been a growing tendency among owners, developers, and their Building Teams to package smaller and multiple commercial projects into large, single megaprojects whose construction costs exceed $1 billion, in spite of such projects’ historically erratic success rates and shortcomings

AHR Expo 2020 New Products Preview

Contractor Magazine

Attendees can anticipate previewing new-to-market products and a full range of solutions

Researchers use U. of Arkansas buildings as testbed for CLT panels

BD+C

A new residence hall on the University of Arkansas campus will serve as a testbed for researchers to study Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) panels

ASSE Publishes Requirements for Electric Heated Water Dispensers

Contractor Magazine

Water dispensers covered by this standard include an integral electrically powered heater or cooler

ABC Supply Co. opens a branch in Sharonville, Ohio

BD+C

BELOIT, Wis.

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Nalco Water Opens Customer Experience Center

Contractor Magazine

Center showcases latest smart technologies to reduce freshwater use

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Dominium receives eight MADACS Awards

BD+C

Dominium was recognized at the Minnesota Multi Housing Association’s Multi Housing Achievement in Design, Advertising and Community Support Awards. .

Vince Gillette Sr., Stalwart in ACCA, Texas HVAC Contracting, Dies at 88

Contractor Magazine

Pioneer in mechanical contracting preached quality, on-time work for a wide variety of commercial mechanical contracting customers

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Green Industry Professionals

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Red Bull Senior VP Joins ServiceTitan as Chief People Officer

Contractor Magazine

Chris Trombetta is the former senior vice president of Strategy and Talent for Red Bull and a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and Harvard Business School

Gear up with weekly industry trends

Green Industry Professionals

From new product releases to exciting industry event coverage, the Grass Roots podcast has you covered. Take a listen now, you won't be disappointed!