Fri.Jul 30, 2021

Five Key Points To Optimize Construction Sales And Profits

Contractor Bookkeeping

Owning a construction company and being an employee requires different mindsets and attitudes or paradigms. Both positions are natural enemies and generate tension, leading to various diseases; mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual.

4 Types of Tests Conducted on Internal Electrical Installations

The Constructor

Internal electrical installation of a building consists of cabling and associated accessories such as switches, sockets, distribution boards, and. Building Technology Guide Electrification Material Testing Guide

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Completed project will reduce sewage and stormwater discharge into the James River

PC Construction

On Wednesday, PC joined the City of Lynchburg and local officials to celebrate the official ribbon cutting for the Combined Sewer Overflow Reduction Improvements project at the Lynchburg WWTP. The $44.5 million project was completed.

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PureCycle To Invest $440M In Georgia Recycling Facility

Business Facilities

Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility. Read: PureCycle To Invest $440M In Georgia Recycling Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Solving the Labor Shortage in 12 Steps

Pro Builder

Solving the Labor Shortage in 12 Steps. cbroderick. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 08:13. Attaining "unicorn status" as a builder means attracting and keeping the best trade contractors out there. These 12 steps will get you there. In my column “What Trade Shortage?”

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Homebuying Activity Returns as Inventory Increases

Pro Builder

Homebuying Activity Returns as Inventory Increases. cbroderick. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:36. An uptick in homebuying activity in June after months of decline shows slowed buying activity resulted from low inventory, says the National Association of Realtors (NAR). June housing inventory was up 3.3%

House Approves Construction Hikes in 2022 Spending Bills

ENR Construction

Interplay between appropriations and bipartisan infrastructure framework yet to be determined

Proper Flashing Practices for Fascia

Pro Builder

Proper Flashing Practices for Fascia. mbeirne. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 06:00. Missing target flashing behind fascia returns can result in homeowner complaints and damage to your reputation. Graham Davis, Contributing Editor.

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Multifamily housing for a post-COVID world

BD+C

Nearly 40 million Americans live in apartments. And because of the COVID-19 pandemic, developers and residents have been forced to rethink apartment living in terms of health, space, and utility

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

What Tools Can Help with Resource Planning in Construction Project Management?

ENR Construction

Due to the unique and complex nature of project management within the construction industry, companies should think carefully about the technology they are using to accomplish this function.

Restroom privacy and sensible construction

Construction Specifier

David Leigh. Photo credit Brett Drury. Images courtesy Bobrick Washroom Equipment. From millennials and caregivers to individuals with personal medical needs, today’s restroom users view privacy as a key amenity.

Solution Brief: Drawing Management for Construction

ENR Construction

Keep all your site and project diagrams up to date with a single database platform that allows your team to share, revise and approve drawings in real time, from any location and on any device

Construction: Ultra-high-performance concrete

Construction Specifier

Monica Schultes. Images courtesy eConstruct USA LLC. While concrete has been around in some form for thousands of years, the newest iteration, ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) is creating a stir. UHPC has been used to build bridges and architectural façades around the world.

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

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

An Elegant Bamboo Gymnasium in Bali

Natural Building

Ibuku, an architecture studio, has completed The Arc gymnasium for a private school in Bali featuring a complex double-curved roof made entirely from bamboo. This is the latest building to be completed at the Green School which promotes sustainability through learning in a natural environment.

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Selecting anchor clips for metal cladding

Construction Specifier

Stephen Scharr. All images courtesy Metalwërks. Architects seeking to deliver their own, creative signature realize they must focus much of their attention on the design of the exterior wall, the face of the structure to the outside world.

RESNET Launches HERS H2O Rating for Water Efficiency

Pro Builder

RESNET Launches HERS H2O Rating for Water Efficiency. cbroderick. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:32. Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) launched a new HERS rating program that evaluates a home’s water efficiency.

CASE STUDY: Bateman-Hall Replaces Legacy Software with CMiC’s Construction Platform

ENR Construction

CMiC Bateman-Hall replaces legacy software with CMiC’s construction platform for seamless cloud connectivity and strong ERP, project controls and mobile capabilities

Pending Home Sales Fall, Pointing Toward Market Turnaround

Pro Builder

Pending Home Sales Fall, Pointing Toward Market Turnaround. cbroderick. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:42. Pending home sales for existing homes fell 1.9% in June from May as homebuyers continue to pull back amid escalating home prices. These pending sales represent closed sales in one to two months.

Field Requisition Management

ENR Construction

The e-commerce revolution has brought an exorbitant amount of ease and convenience to our daily lives, so why shouldn’t it translate to construction?

Housing Accounts for Nearly 17% of Country's GDP

Pro Builder

Housing Accounts for Nearly 17% of Country's GDP. cbroderick. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:45. Housing made up 16.9% of the country’s GDP during the second quarter of 2021, only slightly off a 14-year high.

Webinar: Profiting from Data-Driven Decisions with CMiC Analytics

ENR Construction

As construction companies take on more projects, the data they need to capture, analyze and leverage grows substantially.

PulteGroup to Build 7,500 Single-Family For-Rent Homes

Pro Builder

PulteGroup to Build 7,500 Single-Family For-Rent Homes. cbroderick. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:49. Builder PulteGroup has agreed to construct 7,500 single-family built-for-rent homes over the span of five years for single-family rental company Invitation Homes to purchase.