April, 2022

The Future is Now: Why Connected Construction is a Game Changer

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How the cloud and connected construction data is shaping the future of construction, leading to greater productivity, less work and higher profits. Construction Best Practices

Argon Gas-Filled Windows: Advantages and Applications

The Constructor

Argon gas-filled windows consist of double or triple glass panes and argon gas that fills the space between them. The argon gas improves the. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

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Women in Construction Paving the Way

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Real talk on the challenges women in construction face, finding inspiration, and what drives success. Construction Best Practices

How to Limit Water-Induced Damage to Buildings during Construction?

The Constructor

The damage to a building due to water/moisture is a signi?cant cant factor that either shortens its useful life or necessitates costly repairs. Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Snapshots from the Construction Site

Commercial Construction

Commercial Construction is beginning to take off. Take a look at some projects we are kicking off or just finished. Olive Garden, Delafield, WI. One sector of Englewood Construction’s disciplines hit the hardest during the pandemic was the restaurant and food service industry.

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What Is Micro Concrete | How to Apply Micro Concrete | What Are the Benefits of Micro Concrete | How Is Micro Concrete Used

CivilJungle

What Is Micro Concrete? Micro concrete is a cement-based coating that is used as a thin layer on different surfaces like tiles, wood, etc to give a look and feel of real concrete at less cost. The layer of micro concrete is about 2-3mm thick.

5 Reasons Why You Need Construction Management Software

Lets Build

Managing a construction project isn’t easy. From coordinating with clients to organizing contractors to liaising with material providers, projects can quickly spiral out of control with poor organization and planning.

Understanding BIM in the UK Part 1: ISO 19650 and the Information Delivery Cycle

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Digging into the UK's latest BIM standard, what's changed from previous iterations, and what it means for contractors. Construction Best Practices

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3 Ways Contractors Can Mitigate the Risks Tied to Price Increases

Construction Business Owner

3 Ways Contractors Can Mitigate the Risks Tied to Price Increases. hirvin. Mon, 04/25/2022 - 10:11. Escalation, escalation, escalation,” is all I hear from clients and colleagues as they leave their Zoom screens and return to conferences and conventions.

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

Tacheometric Surveying: Principle, Procedure, and Advantages

The Constructor

Tacheometric surveying is defined as a method of angular surveying in which a tachometer is used to determine the horizontal and vertical distance. Surveying

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Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side

Business Facilities

Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.

Some of the Oldest Buildings in the U.S.

Natural Building

Here is a collection of some of the oldest buildings in the United States. It is interesting to notice that virtually all of them could be considered “natural buildings” made from local natural materials. This speaks to the longevity of natural building techniques!

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Punch list 101 – Everything you need to know

Lets Build

If you’re relatively new to the construction industry, you’re sure to hear plenty of terms that leave you scratching your head.

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

Construction Safety Week: 3 Small Things Your Company Can Do to Mitigate Jobsite Risks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Construction is a dangerous job, but contractors that take Construction Safety seriously can see an ROI boost with lower costs and healthier employees

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Maximizing JOC Program Performance

Job Order Contracting

Road Map. JOC Program Planning – Tools and Services Evaluation and Selection (Unit Price Book, Services, Technology).

Time Management Programs: Objective, Advantages, and Disadvantages

The Constructor

Time management is organizing and implementing a strategy related to the time required for different activities in a project. No aspect of work, be. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

Downtown Pensacola Tech Takes Off

Business Facilities

From cyber to bio to IT to AI and robotics, Pensacola is quickly becoming known as a tech-friendly city in Northwest Florida.

The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.

Massive Desert Flower Home in New Mexico

Natural Building

This northern New Mexico sanctuary known as The Desert Flower (Ahkon Povi in Tewa language) was inspired by the Native American dwellings, Pueblo Bonito and Chaco Canyon, as well as traditional Earthships. It is situated on 11 acres with 2 separate dwellings, totaling nearly 8,000 sq ft.

Compaction Factor Test of Concrete

Learn Civil Engineering

Compaction factor test procedure The apparatus is kept on the ground and grease is applied to the inner surface of the cylinders The cylinder’s weight is marked as W1, and the cylinder is connected to the base in such a way that the hoppers’ central points and the cylinder’s central points are on one vertical […].

Construction Industry Trends: April 2022 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A looming recession, new cyber threats and good prospects for future construction work were among the April 2022 construction trends we’re following. Construction Technology/News

What Is Superelevation | Superelevation Definition | Superelevation Formula | Calculation of Superelevation in Roads

CivilJungle

What Is Superelevation? Superelevation on the horizontal curve is one of the most important features in the construction of the roads. It is very essential to provide superelevation in roads for the safe movement of vehicles on the curved portion of the roads.

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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

What is Longitudinal Skin Reinforcement in a Beam?

The Constructor

Longitudinal skin reinforcement is deformed bars, wires, or bonded prestressed reinforcement placed uniformly on both sides of the vertical face of. Design Guide Detailing Guide How To Guide Specifications Structural Design Structures Tips

Foreign Direct Investment: A Foreign Affair

Business Facilities

States are vying to attract foreign direct investment funds as cross border investments pump much needed funds into local economies.

A Bio-Architecture Primer with Scott Howard

Natural Building

Are you looking to build a natural structure in the near future? Consider joining Scott Howard at earthenhand.com for the Bioarchitecture Primer educational course!

Chezys Formula – Derivation, Constant Value, Application and Practice Problems

Learn Civil Engineering

Chezys Formula A French hydrologist Antonie chezy gave Chezys formula. He related the rate of flow of water(discharge) through an open channel with the respective dimensions of that channel.

Discover 7 Ways to Cut Construction Inefficiencies

Construction sites are often just-barely-controlled chaos. Without clear coordination, you risk everything from clashes to delays, cancellations, and missed deadlines. Get the free eBook & learn how to solve the biggest challenges in construction!

Construction and Poetry?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble Viewpoint customers take a break from their daily grind to build the perfect construction haiku. Viewpoint Technology

10 Types of Shovels | Different Types of Shovels With Pictures | Best Shovels For Digging Work

Civiconcepts

What is a Shovel? A shovel is a hand tool for lifting, moving, and digging bulk material like gravel, soil, sand, any loose material, coal, and snow. The shovel offers … 10 Types of Shovels | Different Types of Shovels With Pictures | Best Shovels For Digging Work Read More ».

Types of Maps in Drone Mapping

The Constructor

Drone mapping or aerial surveying in construction provides the end deliverables in the form of maps. The two common types of drone mapping methods. Digital Construction Surveying