Some useful tips to draw a floor plan effectively

Construction Cost Estimating

A floor plan stands for a scaled diagram of a room or building glanced from above. The floor plan may demonstrate a whole building, one floor of a building, or a single room. It may also comprise of measurements, furniture, appliances, or everything required for developing the plan.

Breakthrough Marketing Plans for Construction Brands

Construction Marketing Blog

So, to address this yearly task, the CMA is conducting a marketing national survey and launching a webinar entitled Breakthrough Marketing Plans for Construction Brands which will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 1 PM CDT. Breakthrough Marketing Plans – Call for Panelists.

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Marketing Planning Best Practices – Construction

Construction Marketing Blog

The Importance of Marketing Plans. Surely, the skill and quality of marketing planning can support both the effectiveness and efficiency of marketing. Likewise, understanding marketing planning best practices can aid marketers at all levels in realizing their potential.

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Bluebeam Revu: Site Planning 101

Carol Hagen

Site Planning just became easier with the Blubeeam Revu 2015 release thanks to the new Sketch Tools. Whether you want to place a crane, trailer or define a temporary parking lot you can now define dimensions and also create scalable tools to reuse with your common site plan items.

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Slipsheeting Construction Plan Sets Electronically

Carol Hagen

Bluebeam Revu allows for slipsheeting plan set pages so your markups remain and the underlying content is updated with the new changes. Bluebeam Revu Construction Industry - Software Bluebeam Revu Tips Construction Plans Plansets Slipsheeting

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Making Interactive Plan Sets (Auto Mark and Batch Link)

Carol Hagen

Today’s Tip will help everyone working on the project by making Interactive (Navigable) Plan Sets. Using vector based plans is key to making interactive plan sets so the sheet index is hyperlinked to each page.

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Lean Construction – Pull Planning Explained

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How Does Pull Planning Fit Into It? Pull planning is considered a lean scheduling technique. Okay Great – What Is Pull Planning? Pull planning is given away by it’s name. Planning by pulling. Have you implemented Pull Planning on your construction project?

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Emergency Commercial Facility Disaster Planning: 3 Takeaways from Recent Hurricanes

Commercial Construction

We also understand how important it is to have a commercial facility disaster plan in place ahead of time. Earlier this fall, the entire country watched as hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria caused widespread destruction across Texas, Florida, the Caribbean and Puerto Rico.

Strategic Construction Project Planning and Programming Criteria

The Constructor

Strategic construction project planning and programming all the activities carried out helps to shape the programming of its capital projects. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Planning

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING OBJECTIVES

The Constructor

Construction project planning is a process of documenting action based plans for completion of project in time. Construction project planning. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Planning

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Iowa approves $3.4B infrastructure plan

Construction Dive

The transportation commission approved a 2019-2023 program that includes airport, transit, railroad, trail and highway projects

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Plan Shy

Mr Ethics

The theater owner has found the original plans and has given them to use to use to reconstruct the theater. Regards, Plan Shy. Dear Plan, This is a familiar situation where ethics and the law converge. It is unethical to use the plans and specifications of another design professional unless there has been provided written permission to do so. Suits are regularly filed by either the design professional or their heirs over alleged unauthorized use of their plans.

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Plan Shy

Mr Ethics

The theater owner has found the original plans and has given them to use to use to reconstruct the theater. Regards, Plan Shy. Dear Plan, This is a familiar situation where ethics and the law converge. It is unethical to use the plans and specifications of another design professional unless there has been provided written permission to do so. Suits are regularly filed by either the design professional or their heirs over alleged unauthorized use of their plans.

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Marketing 2013 Outlook, Planning, Budgeting, & Strategies – Webcast Summary

Construction Marketing Blog

With only a month and a half left in 2012, planning for 2013 is well underway. The Construction Marketing Association’s Marketing 2013 Outlook, Planning, Budgeting, & Strategies webcast was packed with planning and budgeting information and tips for success in 2013.

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PLANNING, SCHEDULING IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

The Constructor

Planning, scheduling is an important part of the construction management. Planning and scheduling of construction activities helps engineers to. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Project Management

COBie Implementation Plans

Collaborative Construction

As with most BIM and IPD related tools and processes, COBie works a lot better when an integrated cross disciplinary team comes together in advance to formulate a coherent implementation plan relative to the delivery of COBie data to the owner.

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More about design drawings and model planning

Construction Cost Estimating

Planning: Building plans can be somehow difficult to get as the planning for every kind of building is not same and they upgrades and changes every day. Planning are generally made for different technical purposes like architecture, engineering or construction etc.

NYC unveils 10-year transit modernization plan

Construction Dive

The new transit initiative fast-tracks the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's modernization plans from 40 years to 10 years

What construction wants from Trump's infrastructure plan

Construction Dive

Six industry influencers weigh in on what they want to see in the details of a national infrastructure plan

Planning for More Quality Website Leads

Contractor Bookkeeping

While the title of this story mentions website leads, planning also can incorporate many other forms of leads. Go open your last version of your Marketing Plan. It will feel like just the other day where many of you were making all sorts of plans to change things, then time went by, then you got busy so the plans went in the to-do pile. Today's Guest Article Is From Brian Javeline Of MyOnlineToolbox.

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How to Build a Strong Contingency Plan for Hurricane Season

Construction Business Owner

While it is not possible to fully predict when each hurricane will occur, contractors can prepare for all hurricanes with a documented and well-rehearsed contingency plan. Your guide to constructing a strong contingency plan for hurricane season

President's Infrastructure Plan Pothole

Construction Equipment

The President has said his infrastructure plan will be made public after the tax reform legislation is passed but the Republican tax proposal could significantly discourage private investments in public projects

Skender plans Chicago modular manufacturing facility

Construction Dive

The contractor-turned-modular builder said the plant will help merge design, manufacturing and construction into one process and shave up to 40% off schedule and 20% off costs

Massachusetts plans $17B transportation program

Construction Dive

Transportation authorities will use state and federal funds for new projects and renovations of rails, bridges, tunnels and highways

Planning for Bridge Construction

The Constructor

Planning for bridge construction is required as it has huge impact on life of people. Social, scientific and technological dimensions for bridge. Bridges Structures Bridge Bridge Construction

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Report Calls for Regional Clean Transportation Plan

ENR Construction

White House Plan Would Break Up Corps Civil-Works Functions

ENR Construction

Plan would shift navigation responsibilities to DOT, other nonmilitary operations to Interior Dept

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Denyo Manufacturing Plans $8.7M Kentucky Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

Denyo Manufacturing Corporation (DMC) is planning a major expansion to its facilities and operations in Danville, KY. The expansion is planned to be fully operational by October 2018. Read: Denyo Manufacturing Plans $8.7M

Katerra plans major US factory expansion

Construction Dive

Katerra's buildouts this year will be conventional wood panel and truss factories, and potentially another mass timber plant in the Southeast

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Crystal Lagoon plans for $1B Texas development dry up

Construction Dive

Developers said the much anticipated 8-acre lagoon feature was not compatible with their goal of filling almost 2 million square feet of office space

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House Infrastructure Plan Draft Released

Construction Equipment

Highlights of the plan's draft , which Shuster had earlier indicated he would introduce as a bill this summer, include

Bluebeam Tips: Plan Set Page Numbers from Title Block Sheet Names

Carol Hagen

Construction plan sets can be hundreds of pages long and often are delivered to contractors as one PDF with 100+ pages, with the page numbers labeled from 1… 100+. To determine if you are working with scanned plans, you may want to review my prior blog post on searchable text.

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Do Your Transportation Planning Processes Need a Fresh Perspective?

ENR Construction

By Mike Eaton | Principal, Transportation | Chainalytics | When is the last time you took a step back and evaluated your Transportation Planning process?

Deming's 14 Point Plan for Continuous Improvement

Collaborative Construction

I''m working on a lecture that covers Deming''s 14 point plan for continuous improvement. The lecture I''m working on brings Deming''s plan to bear first on residential construction in the US and will, later, apply the plan to commercial construction.

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Raiders' Las Vegas stadium bridge could alter I-15 plans

Construction Dive

The pedestrian bridge could interfere with previous Nevada DOT plans for a high-occupancy vehicle off-ramp in the same area

Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com. MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING OBJECTIVES

The Constructor

Construction project planning is a process of documenting action based plans for completion of project in time. Construction project planning. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Planning

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