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The Basics of Construction Accounting

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. Construction-specific accounting methods and tools. Thu, 01/26/2023 - 12:00. 1 p.m. CST. When a contractor has decided it’s time to make the transition from standard accounting methods and tools to construction-specific accounting methods and tools, it’s best to begin by reviewing the fundamentals of construction accounting and the role it will play in the contractor’s business.

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Is Rooftop Solar for Everyone? Here’s How Homeowners Can Calculate Cost Savings

Pro Builder

Is Rooftop Solar for Everyone? Here’s How Homeowners Can Calculate Cost Savings. ldeakins. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 10:57. Rooftop solar offers a number of advantages, even beyond its environmental impact. But not all solar installations benefit homeowners equally. Installing solar panels can help homeowners reduce their carbon footprints and tap into stored energy during blackouts, and with the newly passed Inflation Reduction Act, it can also amount to major cost savings, CNBC reports.

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House Leveling: 10 Common Misconceptions and Truths Explained

Civiconcepts

When it comes to house leveling, there are a lot of myths about the process and what’s involved. Some think house leveling is messy, expensive, or damages your home. But … House Leveling: 10 Common Misconceptions and Truths Explained Read More ».

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Pros And Cons Of Using Concrete In Commercial Stairs

Construction Marketing

Commercial stairs could carry high volumes of foot traffic daily so they need to be strong enough to withstand trampling. Although concrete seems stark and cold, it may be the perfect material for constructing stairs in commercial buildings. But before making a decision, builders must weigh the pros and cons of using commercial concrete stairs. Some of these are listed below to help you make the best decision for your property: Pros.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Construction Trends Shaping the Industry in 2023

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Catch up on some important construction trends from 2022, and discover some of the key trends and exciting opportunities to expect in the year ahead.

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AI The Future of Construction Safety

The Constructor

Construction safety is a critical concern in the construction industry, and its importance is only increasing due to the escalating complexity of projects and challenges. Unfortunately, traditional safety measures are no longer enough to keep workers and property safe in our increasingly tech-savvy world. This is why construction safety must evolve to meet current needs […].

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Mitigating Uncertainty in Facilities Repair, Renovation, Maintenance, and New Builds

Job Order Contracting

Mitigating Uncertainty in Facilities Repair, Renovation, Maintenance, and New Builds is a proven way to reduce waste and consistently deliver quality outcomes on time and on budget. un·cer·tain·ty -a lack of conviction or knowledge especially about an outcome or result. Current actionable information and integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery teams are required to mitigate uncertainty.

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Quartz Kitchen Countertop | 11 Types Of Quartz Kitchen Countertops | Best Quartz Countertops Colors | Top Kitchen With Quartz Countertops

Civiconcepts

What Are Quartz Kitchen Countertops? This Quartz Stone Countertops for kitchens are comprised of 90 to 95 % of pulverized quartz, and blended with 5 TO 10% of polyester resins, … Quartz Kitchen Countertop | 11 Types Of Quartz Kitchen Countertops | Best Quartz Countertops Colors | Top Kitchen With Quartz Countertops Read More ».

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11 Ways to Submit the Best Quality Bid

Construction Business Owner

11 Ways to Submit the Best Quality Bid. ccapoccia. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 09:48. An accurate bid for construction work takes time; it’s not something that can be thrown together in 15 minutes. It takes knowledge of the client, an understanding of the plan, and much skill to estimate labor, materials and equipment costs accurately. The key to submitting the best quality bid is having the most accurate and up-to-date current costs as possible in your estimated costs — the more accurate the bid, the mor

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. 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 will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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Expert Tips For Curing Concrete In Hot Temperatures

The Constructor

Curing concrete in hot temperatures can be tricky. If the weather is too hot, the concrete may not cure properly, resulting in a weaker structure. However, with the right preparation and techniques, you can successfully cure concrete in hot weather and protect your project from damage. Preventing Hot Weather Concreting Issues Due to unpredictable weather […].

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Traditional Facilities Maintenance Approaches Are FAILING

Job Order Contracting

Traditional Facilities Maintenance Approaches Are FAILING for several reasons… Most maintenance programs employed by facilities professionals are reactive. Predicting the cost to repair or replace equipment is beyond the capability of real property owners. Preventive maintenance programs lack both technical and cost visibility. 99.99% of CMMS implementations fail to manage costs.

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What Is Architecture | 8 Types of Architects | Different Types of Architecture | Top Architecture Types With Pictures

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Architecture Before we start Let’s discuss architecture first. So, What is Architecture? Architecture is the study of designing and building a variety of structures that are used to … What Is Architecture | 8 Types of Architects | Different Types of Architecture | Top Architecture Types With Pictures Read More ».

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October 2022 Construction Industry Stats

Construction Business Owner

October 2022 Construction Industry Stats. ccapoccia. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 13:50. The Construction Business Owner team compiles statistics each month from several sources, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the United States Census Bureau, to give you a better understanding of the current state of affairs for the construction industry.

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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.

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Women at WIRC Podcast: Anya Chrisanthon

Pro Builder

Women at WIRC Podcast: Anya Chrisanthon ldeakins Fri, 12/23/2022 - 15:00 Anya Chrisanthon is the Chief Brand Officer at Anewgo. Anewgo helps home builders carry out their shopping journeys online with interactive digital content, data analytics, and sales conversion tools. Anya is a host of Anewgo of New Home Sales—a weekly podcast where she discusses the hottest innovative sales and marketing technologies for the home building industry.

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Facilities Management & Uncertainty

Job Order Contracting

Uncertainty – The inability to foretell consequences or outcomes because of a lack knowledge or basis on. which to make any predictions. Uncertainty fuels risk, excessive costs, and project failure. Many real property owners are reluctant or incapable of qualifying and quantifying uncertainty, resulting in financial and environmental waste. Learn more about robust processes for managing uncertainty. .

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Types of Air Conditioners | 8 Best Types Of AC | Popular Air Conditioning Types With Pros & Cons | Types of Air Conditioning System

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Air Conditioners An Air Conditioning system is a type of electrical device it is used for the removal of heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied … Types of Air Conditioners | 8 Best Types Of AC | Popular Air Conditioning Types With Pros & Cons | Types of Air Conditioning System Read More ».

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How to Manage Generational Gaps in the Field

Construction Business Owner

How to Manage Generational Gaps in the Field. ccapoccia. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 10:25. As one of the oldest and most established trades, the construction industry employs a large and diverse workforce. You can find contractors from nearly any age group on the jobsite. While construction companies greatly benefit from the different skills and experiences a multigenerational staff brings to the table, it can be difficult to effectively meet their unique needs and expectations.

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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. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!

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Will Lower Rates, Slower Home Price Growth Be Enough to Lure Buyers Back Into the For-Sale Market?

Pro Builder

Will Lower Rates, Slower Home Price Growth Be Enough to Lure Buyers Back Into the For-Sale Market? ldeakins. Fri, 12/23/2022 - 10:26. Characterized by falling interest rates, elevated supply, and a housing correction leading to price reductions in some overheated markets, 2023 could be a buyer's market after all. As a market correction ripples through the United States, economists are forecasting price drops of 10% or 20% from peak levels, but according to Bloomberg, even modest declines could c

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Robot Builds with Adobe, Straw and Limestone

Natural Building

The five men who created Terran Robotics believe their adobe construction process offers a viable and cost-effective solution to the soaring cost of owning a home. They make thick walls with a mixture of clay-rich mud, shredded straw and limestone slurry. Terra’s mission statement is: Turning dirt into affordable, sustainable, comfortable, beautiful homes.

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30 Types Of Shed | Different Types Of Shed In Backyard | Types Of Backyard Shed | Best Shed Styles Designs

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Shed There is a number of factors to take into consideration while you are thinking about creating the shed in your backyard. Considerations include where to create the … 30 Types Of Shed | Different Types Of Shed In Backyard | Types Of Backyard Shed | Best Shed Styles Designs Read More ».

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5 Machine-Assisted Technologies for Crawler Excavators

Construction Business Owner

5 Machine-Assisted Technologies for Crawler Excavators. ccapoccia. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 13:29. Today’s next-generation crawler excavators use a variety of smart technologies, such as electrohydraulic control systems, to help operators achieve better levels of productivity, safety, accuracy and jobsite efficiency.

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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. The InEight Global Capital Projects Outlook also finds over half see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. But these are only some of the findings. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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Bubble or No Bubble, the Housing Market Is Bracing for Big Changes in 2023

Pro Builder

Bubble or No Bubble, the Housing Market Is Bracing for Big Changes in 2023. ldeakins. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 10:36. For the last two years, the housing market has been characterized by fast-rising home prices and surging interest rates, but today's homebuying conditions are far different from the real estate landscape preceding the Great Recession. The housing market is entering a period of extreme transformation after a pandemic-induced homebuying boom.

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The History of the Straw Bale Revival with Matts Myhrman

Natural Building

The Last Straw recently published this Oral History of The Straw Building Revival with Matts Myhrman. The Last Straw: So, Matts, when you were younger did you have any sense that you would end up building with bales? Matts Myhrman: Not in the slightest. My dad was quite a good carpenter and he started me off very young, so I knew the basics of hand tools.

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Reclaiming Your Time And Switching Off During The Holidays

Contractor Bookkeeping

Small construction company owners like you already have a time-consuming and challenging job running your business. If you're working on weekdays, you usually need the weekend to catch up on paperwork, pay bills, and manage any tasks you didn't get to during the week. But this weekend is Christmas, and with it comes time to relax, focus on family and friends and take stock of what is essential in life.

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What’s in Store for Construction in 2023?

Construction Business Owner

What’s in Store for Construction in 2023? ccapoccia. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 09:33. Looking ahead to the state of the construction industry in 2023 and beyond, it’s impossible to disregard the impact of the macroeconomic issues we are used to hearing about. On the positive side, we have a strong dollar boosting the purchasing power of domestic companies issuing purchase orders overseas.

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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!

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Here’s What Real Estate Experts Say the 2023 Housing Market Will Look Like

Pro Builder

Here’s What Real Estate Experts Say the 2023 Housing Market Will Look Like. ldeakins. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 10:51. Though a market correction will offer some relief to priced out buyers, ongoing affordability challenges will further slow home sales in 2023, experts say. Throughout the past two years, the housing market has been largely defined by unprecedented price volatility and ebbing supply and demand.

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975 MW of Solar PV Projects Advance in South Africa

ENR Construction

Six private renewable energy developers have signed 20-year power-purchase agreements with South Africa's state-owned utility Eskom for 13 solar photovoltaic projects across the country.

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All in the Family: New England Total Energy is a Multigenerational Package Deal

Contractor Magazine

Since its founding in 1939 by Vincenzo Cortese, the family and its 60+ employees have served the needs of customers in Fairfield County, CT and Westchester, NY areas.

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