September, 2022

6 Tips for Surviving a Home Renovation While Living Onsite

Construction Marketing

After living in the same house for many years, the interiors may no longer suit your tastes and preferences, and you may choose to renovate the house. However, renovation is a long and costly process.

3 Reasons You Can’t Miss Trimble Dimensions+ 2022

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble Dimensions+, the biggest construction conference of the year, is in person, in Las Vegas, in November! Register now. Events

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Future of Net Zero Energy Buildings for Michigan Business Owners

Wolgast Corporation

We hear about energy efficiency, greenhouse gases, renewable energy, and carbon emissions more frequently these days, but maybe not as popular is Net Zero Energy Building or Net Zero Energy Building Ready.

Top 15 Most Beautiful Cities of the World

Learn Civil Engineering

Are you unable to choose a beautiful place for a trip? There are many beautiful cities or places in the world where you may appreciate nature and human constructions. They combine perfect views with amazing art in ideal harmony.

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!

12 Types of Wood Joints | Woodworking Joints | 12 Best Types of Wood Joinery | Methods Of Joining Wood

Civiconcepts

What do you mean by Wood Joint? A wood joint as the name suggests is one type of joining piece of lumber or timber for creating other structures. Also, it … 12 Types of Wood Joints | Woodworking Joints | 12 Best Types of Wood Joinery | Methods Of Joining Wood Read More ».

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Effective Ways to Bring the Outdoors Inside

Construction Marketing

It is no secret that the typical American spends most of their time indoors. In fact, we spend nearly 90% of our lives inside according to a report by the EPA. Despite this, biophilia, which is a desire to interact with nature, is becoming far more commonplace among the general population.

Debunking 5 Myths of Construction Management in the Cloud

Viewpoint Construction Technology

As more and more contractors move to the cloud, those that have held back are finding their reasonings are losing steam. Construction Best Practices

NASL, Lutron Electronics Pick Virginia For Manufacturing Projects

Business Facilities

North American Specialty Laminations LLC (NASL) will establish a production facility in Roanoke County, Lutron Electronics will create 200 jobs in Hanover County.

What are the Signs of Foundation Heave?

The Constructor

Foundation heave is the upward movement of the expansive soil layer after it is saturated with water. Controlling the signs and symptoms of foundation heave at an early stage is important to prevent further enlargement of heave pressure and avoid serious damage to the foundation and superstructure.

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.

Managing Multiple JOC Programs, Contracts, Projects, UPBs, and Workorders

Job Order Contracting

Managing Multiple JOC Programs, Contracts, Projects, UPBs, and Workorders is now possible with full visibility and minimal administrative burden and cost! Programs, Contracts, Projects, and Workorders vary in size, complexity, required governance.

How To Raise Your Prices: Value Over Price

Randal DeHart

As prices continue to rise, you've likely noticed that your cost of doing business has increased as well. After all, the main point of any business is to make money, and you can't do that if you're no longer breaking even.

Applying lean construction to residential projects

Lets Build

The construction industry is notorious for creating waste—it was responsible for 62% of total waste in the UK in 2018. One of the most significant sources of waste in residential projects comes from rework or correcting mistakes that could have easily been avoided.

The Connected Construction Professional Series: Construction Equipment and Fleet Management Professionals

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Your Construction Equipment and Construction Fleets are Your Company’s Biggest Capital Assets—Protect It With Better Data. Construction Best Practices

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.

Two Building Materials Manufacturers Expanding In Georgia

Business Facilities

GAF Materials will invest $146 million in Lowndes County, while YKK AP will invest up to $125 million in its Bibb County expansion.

What is Mastic Sealant?

The Constructor

Mastic is a form of sealant or adhesive used to fill the joints or as a bond for different materials and gaps. It is an elastic and flexible material used to create a durable bond between two different surfaces or to protect a particular surface.

JOC Program Line-item Estimating

Job Order Contracting

While some degree of unit cost aggregation may be unavoidable, using assemblies or other “less detailed” groupings may adversely impact. cost analysis, tracking, and comparison.

Construction Company Employee Compensation And A Note On Taxes

Randal DeHart

There are a few different methods that employers use to pay their employees, and while they may have similarities, they each also have implications for your construction business and employees.

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.

7 key benefits of Lean construction for wind farms

Lets Build

The construction industry has historically been quite inefficient, but that’s no longer acceptable in today’s post-pandemic world. As construction companies struggle with shortages of everything from raw materials to skilled tradespeople, sticking to timelines has become increasingly challenging.

How to Make Your Construction Company More Data-Driven

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How the right software and the right mindset can turn your construction data into profit fuel. Construction Best Practices

Forward-Looking Financial Locations

Business Facilities

As FinTech activity continues to grow, financial services firms are finding locations with ecosystems to support their burgeoning business needs.

What is Low-Noise Concrete Pavement?

The Constructor

Nowadays, controlling traffic noise has become an important criterion in the design and construction of transportation infrastructure.

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.

Construction Project Delivery Leadership – Public Sector

Job Order Contracting

Greater focus is required upon Construction Project Delivery Leadership in the public sector. Efficient management of the built environment is critical to the environment, economy, and our overall well being.

Five Effective Ways To Retain Employees And Keep Your Company Healthy

Randal DeHart

Traditionally, employers have relied on giving employees raises to retain their staff and reward them for being hard-working and loyal. Raises can get expensive, and there is often an upper limit for what you can offer regarding increasing salaries and wages.

What the Future Holds for Single-Family Rentals

Pro Builder

What the Future Holds for Single-Family Rentals. ibush. Fri, 09/23/2022 - 13:00. Yes, single-family rentals are booming right now. But how will the currently overheated SFR sector fare in the long term? Mark Wolf. The increasing cost of owning a home continues to affect more and more Americans.

Connected Construction: A Special Discussion on How Technology is Transforming an Industry Worldwide

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble and GlobalData break down the details behind the connected construction experience and how technology is redefining construction worldwide. Education Series

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.

Biden Administration Awards PhilaPort $20.3M For Expansion

Business Facilities

The Port of Philadelphia will use the award to build a new 100,000-square-foot warehouse and make safety and efficiency upgrades at the Tioga Marine Terminal.

Types and Roles of Admixtures in Pumpable Concrete

The Constructor

Any admixture that improves the workability of concrete is advantageous for enhancing the pumpability of concrete. Various chemical admixtures like air-entraining admixture, high-range water-reducing admixture, and finely divided admixture have been utilized to improve concrete pumpability.

Turnkey JOC Program

Job Order Contracting

The 4BT-PEP is a turnkey JOC Program that delivers the highest performance at the lowest possible administrative cost.