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5 Safety Precautions For Multi-Level Construction Sites

Construction Marketing

Construction workers face various challenges in the course of their work. These challenges include using dangerous tools and poisonous chemicals and being around unsafe working environments. All these pose risks to the health of these workers. .

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A Guide to Working With Concrete in Cold Weather

cnstrctr

Understand the requirements and planning process for pouring concrete in cold weather. Division 03 - Concrete All Posts Featured Articles General Construction Knowledge cold concrete pour weather

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What are Hard Costs in Construction?

The Constructor

Hard costs in construction cost estimation are the costs of physical construction elements like foundations, superstructure, interior finishes, Construction Engineering & Management Estimating & Costing

How Tech-Enabled Contractors are Better Positioned to Recruit Smarter and Onboard Faster

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn how tech-enabled contractors are better positioned to recruit smarter and onboard faster. Construction Best Practices

Learn How to Boost Productivity for Every Project

For construction contractors, productivity is everything. Download this guide to discover how digital production tracking improves project visibility, data collection, and production insights—all in real time.

Essential Reasons Why Everyone Should Be Certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Construction Marketing

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is a certification that aids in improving building performance and reduces the impact on the environment. It provides guidelines to create an efficient and sustainable built environment that encourages market competitiveness and public health improvement.

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What Should a New Employee Do for the First Week?

ExactHire - Restaurants

Are you interested in increasing new hire retention by 50 percent? How about boosting your team’s productivity by 62 percent? Then, you need a solid onboarding plan. One study found that companies with an effective onboarding plan retained 91 percent of their first-year hires.

2022 Spectrum User Summit: The Biggest Technology Enhancements, Top User Experiences, and More

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We take a quick look back at the 2022 Spectrum User Summit—with construction technology enhancements at the forefront. Viewpoint News

New Zealand Couple Live Self-Sufficiently

Natural Building

Dan Whittington and Merve Yesilkr had been living semi off-grid together for the last five years. A combination of losing their jobs due to the pandemic mandates, the cost of living and a “what am I doing with my life” moment led them down the path of becoming completely self-sufficient.

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Why are green buildings important?

Lets Build

Over the last few decades, concerted global efforts have successfully tackled a number of looming environmental crises. From CFCs and acid rain to the hole in the ozone layer, it’s often the eleventh hour before mankind takes the necessary evasive action.

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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.

40 Kitchen Essentials | Types of Kitchen Utensils | Top Kitchen Must Have Tools | Best Essential Kitchen Items

Civiconcepts

When we started our cooking journey than having kitchen essentials tools and cookware for cooks.

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6 Principles of Biophilic Design

The Constructor

Biophilic designs are innovative ways of incorporating nature into buildings and modern architecture. Biophilia means the human tendency to interact. Architecture Sustainability

Virginia Joins 11 Other States Prohibiting Pay-If-Paid Clauses in Construction Contracts

Best Practices Construction Law

If you have Googled, “ Virginia Pay If Paid ” or “ Virginia Pay When Paid ” or “ Pay if Paid Enforceable ” or “ best construction lawyer ever “, then you likely have found your way here (that last one is mere puffery ).

Why Effective Project Information Management Is Key to Success

Construction Business Owner

Why Effective Project Information Management Is Key to Success. hirvin. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:40.

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.

Framers Fitted for Tech

Pro Builder

Framers Fitted for Tech. ibush. Tue, 06/14/2022 - 11:37. The process of framing a home, let alone an entire housing development, looks nearly identical to what it did 100 years ago.

Solar Chimney: How does it Work?

The Constructor

A solar chimney or thermal chimney is a passive solar cooling and heating system that regulates temperature, improves ventilation, and enhances fire. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips

Rasmussen Mech. Keeps the Beer Cold in Sturgis

Contractor Magazine

Radiant cooling application in the Oasis Bar keeps the customers happy while preventing waste. Radiant

4 Tips for Improving Employee Morale & Keeping Workers Engaged

Construction Business Owner

4 Tips for Improving Employee Morale & Keeping Workers Engaged. hirvin. Fri, 06/17/2022 - 15:24. Motivating construction workers is something that concerns many project managers, especially when the lack of motivation can lead to missed deadlines.

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.

Ground Broken for Next Phase of Development at Spruce Peak

PC Construction

The PC team joined members of Spruce Peak Realty and Bull Stockwell Allen at a ceremonial groundbreaking last week to mark the start of construction for the next phase of development at Spruce Peak in.

Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap

Business Facilities

Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.

Selling New Homes: There’s an App for That!

Pro Builder

Selling New Homes: There’s an App for That! ibush. Wed, 06/15/2022 - 13:41. Buyers, builders, and real estate agents are discovering how apps can assist with the home selection process. Sandra Gurvis.

Estimating Software as a Critical Investment

Construction Business Owner

Estimating Software as a Critical Investment. hirvin. Wed, 06/15/2022 - 11:00. When Don Pearson struck out on his own to start Tenex Contractors in early 2021, he brought along a trusted partner: the enterprise-class software for estimating that he was familiar with

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

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

Is Full Electrification of the Built Environment the Only Solution?

Contractor Magazine

Flicking a switch from fossil fuels to electric in the built environment could backfire due to increased electric loads, stressing an already overworked system. Green

Solar R&D Projects Part Of U.S. Investment In Clean Energy Industry

Business Facilities

On the heels of President Biden's June 6 action to accelerate clean energy development, DOE announces solar energy research project investments.

New Housing Starts Fell to a Two-Year Low in May

Pro Builder

New Housing Starts Fell to a Two-Year Low in May. ldeakins. Fri, 06/17/2022 - 10:28. Housing supply is plummeting as builders become more cautious in a housing market ruled by rising mortgage rates. New-home construction fell 14.4%

Proactively Tailoring Your Insurance Plan to Intercept Future Risk

Construction Business Owner

Proactively Tailoring Your Insurance Plan to Intercept Future Risk. hirvin. Tue, 06/14/2022 - 13:49. Construction projects run on a strict timetable.

10 Best Outdoor Plants For Home | Top Outdoor House Plants

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Outdoor Plants The outdoor plants come in a number of diffrent categories such as shrubs, flowering plants, non–flowering plants,and succulents also the outdoor Plants means they required natural … 10 Best Outdoor Plants For Home | Top Outdoor House Plants Read More ».

Ferrero Adding 200 Jobs In Illinois With First-Ever U.S. Kinder Bueno Plant

Business Facilities

The more than $214 million, 169,000-square-foot addition at the Bloomington, IL plant will produce Kinder Bueno products for the North American market.

The Share of Homes With Price Drops Just Reached a Record High

Pro Builder

The Share of Homes With Price Drops Just Reached a Record High. ldeakins. Fri, 06/17/2022 - 10:22. Mortgage rates are at their highest level since 2008, creating a slowdown in home price growth as homebuyer demand softens across the U.S.

What Happens If A Wool Hat Gets Wet?

Work Gearz

Wool is an adaptable and multiskilled substance. But different wools and different fabrics react to water in dissimilar manner. Wool has a propensity to sense in the presence of moisture and agitation. But it also hangs on to its insulating properties when wet.