LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment is a robust, collaborative approach integrating planning, design, acquisition, operation, maintenance & disposal. LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment.

Construction Marketing

I do believe that we can reimagine our world and our built environment in such a way that we can pull ourselves out of this trend and this tremendously expensive habitual behavior. The post Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment. Environment Deconstruction ReuseHave you ever watched a building come down? I’ve seen everything from a neighborhood of large block tenement buildings blown up, to a small cottage being crunched by a bulldozer in an hour.

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Efficient Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment – An Elusive Goal in the Public Sector

Job Order Contracting

Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment in the public sector has remained an elusive goal. The process is well defined and requires a process focused environment and associated robust information management and decision-support capabilities. Failure to adopt these proven processes in support of efficient stewardship of the built environment should surprise anyone. The timing as to when public stewardship of the built environment will occur remains an unknown.

Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago will be “the” target rich environment for green people this year. I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (.

Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

Greenbuild 2019 in Atlanta will be “the” target rich environment for green people this year. I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (.

Milieu: Creating restorative environments in behavioral health

BD+C

Every setting cues us how to behave. Is it loud and active? Quiet and intimate? Cozy or spare? Modern life bombards us with stressors. When we need services to help us cope with a mental illness, or life crisis, the design of behavioral health settings matters

Uberization of Education in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

These “Value Add” business models thrive in the open and transparent environment of the world wide web, and prevail in head to head competition when deployed against “Waste Based” business models that extract profits from a known waste stream.

Where safety innovation fits in the heads-down construction environment

Construction Dive

Underscoring pilots' low risk and prioritizing people are two strategies to introduce new technology within tough project cost and schedule constraints

Building a Common Data Environment for LEAN Construction Delivery

Job Order Contracting

A Common Data Environment, CDE is a critical to L EAN construction delivery and improving overall efficiency. A common data environment includes a glossary and set of definitions in plain English using industry standard terms.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Makers of the Environment. a BIM.

Collaborative Construction

Makers of the Environment. Finith Jernigan, the author of the revolutionary BIG BIM little BIM has written a BIM oriented novel, Makers of the Environment. While BIG BIM little bim was a practical hands on guide to BIM adoption, Makers of the Environment takes the concept of information management to new heights. Makers of the Environment. Makers of the Environment. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

Making choices in a competitive environment

Construction Marketing Ideas

The post Making choices in a competitive environment appeared first on Construction Marketing Ideas. Energies dedicated to this blog have been reallocated to our new daily newspaper, Ontarioconstructionnews.com, a monopoly-busting initiative for some highly regional legal notice ads.

PAS1192 Process and Workflows within the Common Data Environment (CDE)

Surveyor

Back in 2007 BS1192 set out the processes to be followed within a common data environment (CDE

Lean Construction Common Data Environment

Job Order Contracting

A Lean Construction Common Data Environment is important to improving collaboration, quality, delivery times, and overall project satisfaction. Job Order Contracting, JOC, and Integrated Project Delivery, IPD, the two most common LEAN construction delivery methods, both require a common data environment (CDE). A unit price book is an example of a common environment for JOC. The post Lean Construction Common Data Environment appeared first on 4BT.

Report: Infrastructure Deal Must Consider Environment

Construction Equipment

Instead of building new roads and widening highways, StreetsBlog says there’s a better way to spend $2 trillion in infrastructure. According to a recent article, the authors of a U.S. PIRG Education Fund study suggest the country prioritize measures that shift commuters toward transit while fixing

5 ways to keep employees engaged when working in remote, outsourced and virtual environments

Lean Construction

The rise in information technology, changing market and working conditions has meant the workplace environment for some design and construction workers has evolved significantly.

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments

GCP Applied Technologies

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:33. GCP Applied Technologies. May 11, 2018.

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments

GCP Applied Technologies

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:33. GCP Applied Technologies. May 11, 2018.

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Business Facilities

Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other. Read: Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Integrated information, process-based, digital environment for LEAN collaborative construction project delivery

Job Order Contracting

The post Integrated information, process-based, digital environment for LEAN collaborative construction project delivery appeared first on 4BT.

BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE)

Job Order Contracting

Download the White Paper – BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE). The post BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE) appeared first on 4BT. BIM LEAN Construction and a Common Data Environment lean construction

BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE)

Job Order Contracting

BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE). BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE) are all core elements to improving collaboration, productivity, quality, and overall satisfaction. and a Common Data Environment (CDE) BIM lean construction

The Pros and Cons of an Engineering Degree In Today’s Environment

Construction Marketing

Having doubts about getting that engineering degree? Perhaps this will help ease your concerns: according to a recent survey by Randstad CPE , engineers are less likely to worry about their job.

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. 10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship. As a Real Property Owner, how do are you doing?

How the Internet of Things will transform airport environments

BD+C

As everything from our phones, to our watches, homes, and cars get smarter, airports are striving to keep pace.

Sovereign Power And the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

Many advocates of BIM, consumed by their own hubris, mistakenly believe BIM – or as I define it (BIM)X – serves as a magic elixir, healing ills of all kinds in the built environment. As mandates for the use of BIM proliferate long term advocates of BIM – yours truly included – tend to cheer. But let''s not get too drunk on our own whiskey.

Holographic Hard Hat Provides a ‘Mixed-Reality’ Work Environment

Construction Equipment

The Trimble XR10 hard hat enables workers in safety-controlled situations to access holographic information on the job site. The hat incorporates the Microsoft HoloLens, and is the first device created with the Microsoft HoloLens customization program, according to Trimble. The device integrates

Aging infrastructure. Urban environment.

ENR Construction

The city of Pasadena needed to replace an aging boiler and steam turbine generator at its Glenarm Power Plant. The problem? The site was just yards away from a historic neighborhood and high school

Calaveras Dam Replacement Project:Water/Environment

ENR Construction

The Calaveras Dam Replacement Project replaced an outdated, 95-year-old structure with a larger, seismically sound dam

5 Tips for Retention That Benefit the Worker & the Work Environment

Construction Business Owner

To make a real difference, companies need to know why workers quit and understand how to create a work environment that makes them want to stay. Today’s labor market is already challenging, and workers are setting the terms of their employment. Follow these tips for success.

Designing environments for memory care residents

BD+C

A recent study finds that by 2050 the number of individuals in the United States age 65 years and older with Alzheimer’s disease will nearly triple, from 5 million to 13.8 million. Because of this, there has been an increasing shift in design trends for memory care facilities, incorporating more thoughtful designs that heighten a resident’s experience while living there.

Improving the Physical Environment, One LEAN Construction Project At a Time

Job Order Contracting

Improving the physical environment, without the high levels of waste typically associated with construction planning, procurement, and project delivery, can be consistently accomplished with the application of LEAN processes.

Winning Expertise for the Auction Environment

Construction Business Owner

No construction company can complete a project without access to the right equipment. As your business fluctuates, it is important to monitor your equipment inventory, reallocate when necessary or expand your fleet to keep up with project schedules and potentially gain an edge over the competition

Governance Mechanisms that Work in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

Home That Blends Into Its Environment

Jetson Green

The design was inspired by nature itself and the wish to “insert the building into the environment,” according to the architects. It is a very cool idea in terms of blending with its environment though.

Viega announces new partnership with Center for the Built Environment

Contractor Magazine

Viega announces its partnership with the Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at University of California, Berkeley. read more. Plumbing

How to create healthy learning environments with active design

BD+C

An active environment helps students develop the body and mind, creating a setting where they learn to make healthy choices and establish habits that last a lifetime. The philosophy of active design makes a student’s well-being and health a key priority in campus design.

Why corporate branded environments matter

BD+C

What is a brand? In my opinion, one of the best definitions is: a collection of perceptions and emotions in the mind of a customer or user that add value and enable choices. Strong brands are consistent, they know their audience, they differentiate with memorable experiences, and they inspire positive emotions among their users or audiences. A brand may be experienced in a variety of media and forms.

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. Uncategorized Built Environment facilities stewardship integrated project delivery IPD job order contracting JOC LEAN lean construction lean facilities management life-cycle outcomes stewardship of the built environment10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship.

SAVE ENVIRONMENT WITH GREEN BUILDINGS

The Constructor

Ever since the existence of earth human being has been a unique and unequal creature. As it is said “necessity is the mother of invention”, the same. Building Technology Buildings Green Buildings Environmental Impact

Architecture that helps children fall in love with the environment

BD+C

It’s a simple story, but it illustrates the power of teaching children to respect the environment I remember a children’s story about a man who got angry when neighborhood kids threw rocks at ducks. He’d yell at them, but they would keep coming back to throw more rocks.