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Hot Tips: How Contractors are Beating the Summer Heat

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble Viewpoint customers came through with some hot tips for staying cool during the summer months! Construction Best Practices

The Housing Market Is Cooling, So Why Are Prices Still Rising?

Pro Builder

The Housing Market Is Cooling, So Why Are Prices Still Rising? ldeakins. Tue, 07/19/2022 - 10:29. The housing market is going through a major correction, but buyers are finding little relief from sky-high home prices.

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13 Types of Fences for Homes with Their Uses, Pro and Cons

Learn Civil Engineering

Installing a fence around your home line will not only affect the outside style of your home; fences are a great addition to any area. It will help you to increase your home’s privacy, provide security for your loved ones and pets, or add some aesthetic appeal to your yard.

6 Care and Maintenance Tips for Your Air Conditioning Unit

Construction Marketing

Now that summer is here, many homeowners now realize the importance of their AC units. However, summer is also a time when many people have problems with their units, from strange noises to poor performance.

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!

The Connected Construction Professional Series: IT Roles

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Construction Internet Technology Professionals Can Connect Their Tech Stack to Streamline and Safeguard Their Company’s Data and Workflows. Construction Best Practices

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How to Wash Greasy Work Clothes?

Work Gearz

Greasy work clothes take our life to clean them! But not anymore with some most effective tips that I am going to share with you in this article. I have been through this tough time multiple times and have tried various ways to save my favorite workwear from the grease and oil stains.

5 Types of Kitchen Island | Top Kitchen Island Styles | Best Kitchen Island Shapes

Civiconcepts

What do you mean by Kitchen Island? The kitchen island is a freestanding type unit that adds to boost the functionality of kitchen activity and also boosts the aesthetic of … 5 Types of Kitchen Island | Top Kitchen Island Styles | Best Kitchen Island Shapes Read More ».

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Carbon Concrete: Production and Advantages

The Constructor

Carbon concrete is a sustainable construction material produced from concrete and carbon fibers or bars. The carbon is incorporated into the concrete through mesh-like textile mats placed between its layers or as randomly or uniformly dispersed fibers throughout the concrete.

Metro Rankings Report Honors Thriving Industrial Parks, Logistics Leaders

Business Facilities

Elk Grove Business Park, IL leads Industrial Parks, while Memphis, TN tops Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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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.

Target Value Delivery in lean construction

Lets Build

When you need to deliver on high-value projects, it makes sense to seek out more efficient, effective ways to go about it.

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Effective Water Management Programs

Contractor Magazine

How advanced hot water management systems can help preserve safe water quality. Plumbing

What is U-Value of a Building Component?

The Constructor

The U-value of a building component measures the energy (heat) lost through a square meter of the material for every degree difference in temperature between the inside and the outside environment.

Simmons Pet Food Plans Expansion Projects In Kansas And Iowa

Business Facilities

New canning lines in Emporia, KS and Dubuque, IA, and a new pet food distribution facility in Edgerton, KS are part of the pet food company's $500 million growth plan.

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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.

The New Home Trends Institute Releases New Insights Report

Pro Builder

The New Home Trends Institute Releases New Insights Report. ecatalano. Fri, 07/22/2022 - 10:44.

Common Construction Contractor Bookkeeping Issues With Accounts Payable

Randal DeHart

Accounts Payable keeps track of the bills owed to a supplier or subcontractor. A proper Construction Contractor Bookkeeping System uses the Accounts Payable feature to track unpaid bills.

What is Ashcrete?

The Constructor

Ashcrete is an environmentally friendly material that is considered a substitute for traditional concrete. The invention of ashcrete is the result of efforts toward the production of sustainable construction materials.

SkyWater To Build $1.8B Semiconductor Plant At Purdue University

Business Facilities

In a public-private partnership with Indiana and Purdue University, SkyWater Technology will pursue CHIPS Act funding to build a $1.8B semiconductor plant in West Lafayette.

Building the Foundations of the Future: Digital Construction in 2022 and Beyond

FlowForma surveyed 100+ construction executives. This eBook details their opinions and delves into their drivers for workflow and process automation, reliance on manual processes, digital capabilities and goals for process automation, and digital transformation initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

A. O. Smith Donates 26 Heat Pump Water Heaters

Contractor Magazine

Industry leader provides hot water solutions to affordable housing community in Greenville, SC. Hydronics

Lumber Prices Fall After Posting Large Gains in Early July

Pro Builder

Lumber Prices Fall After Posting Large Gains in Early July. ldeakins. Wed, 07/20/2022 - 10:55. After years of volatility, lumber prices could finally be reaching equilibrium as home building activity slows across the U.S.

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Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT): Features and Benefits

The Constructor

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an engineered wood product manufactured by stacking and gluing kiln-dried lumber in perpendicular layers. CLT is quite popular in Europe and stands out for its strength, appearance, versatility, and sustainability.

GE Appliances Launches Appliance Manufacturing In Connecticut

Business Facilities

GE Appliances' first Monogram Smart Flush Hearth Oven rolled off the production line yesterday at the CoCREATE Stamford microfactory.

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.

Some Like It Hot

Contractor Magazine

Contractor solves hot water challenge for century-old San Francisco apartment building. Hydronics

Home Builder Confidence Drops to Two-Year Low as New Construction Projects Slow

Pro Builder

Home Builder Confidence Drops to Two-Year Low as New Construction Projects Slow. ldeakins. Wed, 07/20/2022 - 10:42. The pace of new residential construction is slowing nationwide as buyer demand falters amid fast-rising inflation .

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Tips for Salvaging Building Materials

Natural Building

Reclaimed or salvaged building materials can be sourced from buildings that have been deconstructed, demolished, or remodeled and from the excess construction material of building sites.

Independent Financial Expands Texas Corporate HQ

Business Facilities

Phase Two of the financial services company’s $150 million McKinney, TX headquarters campus supports an expanding workforce, provides new amenities.

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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.

Can Snakes Bite Through Rubber Boots?

Work Gearz

Whenever it comes to hiking or working outdoors on the harsh terrains the first thing which comes to mind is harsh weather and the second, snakes! Snakes are masters of camouflage in the wild.    This makes it more difficult to see snakes when walking.

What Is Building Valuation | Purposes of Building Valuation | Building Valuation Methods

CivilJungle

Introduction of Building Valuation. In this world, everyone has his value. Just like that, every materialistic thing has its specific value. The word ‘value’ refers to the worth or cost of something.

How To Buy Kitchen Flooring – Complete Guide

Learn Civil Engineering

The ideal kitchen flooring plays a dual role – it is great to look at while playing a functional role seamlessly. While the ask may seem a lot, a variety of flooring fulfills both the requirements and complements most design and colour schemes.