2019

Commercial Construction Trends: Three Headlines That Won’t Die In 2019

Commercial Construction

After nearly 10 years of publishing Hard Hat Chat (more to come on our blog’s 10 th anniversary later this year), we know there’s never a shortage of fresh topics and trends to discuss in the commercial construction industry.

Dollar Saving Tips for Contractors

Surveyor

Sometimes, staying in the green can be difficult with large budgets and complex projects that have many details and variables. From designing effectively to reducing waste, we have come up with seven tips and best practices that can help contractors stay above water. Design Effectively.

How to Keep Your Construction Site Safe

Construction Marketing

If you’ve been on a construction team or helped out a construction site, you understand the importance of maintaining a functional work environment.

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GSA Reviews more than 100 Green Building Systems and Selects 5

Green Building Law Update

Section 436(h) of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 requires the General Services Administration’s Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings to complete a review of high performance building certification systems every 5 years.

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

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

Who Matters The Most? A Few Thoughts On Distracted Driving

FDR Safety

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month meaning organizations such as OSHA, M.A.A.D, and EndDD are releasing annual studies on distracted driving.

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Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Business Facilities

By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2019 Issue. T he rankings ecosystem is getting crowded and, like everything else in 21st Century America, it appears to be dancing to the tune of reality TV. The competition is the show: there must be winners and losers.

How to Stop Moisture in Concrete Floor?

The Constructor

Commonly, concrete floors are vulnerable to moisture and suffer from different detrimental influence of moisture such as lifting tile off the floor, Building Technology Guide Building Tips Flooring Paints & Decoratives

Customer Relationship Management: Why Good Relationships Are Good Business in Commercial Construction

Commercial Construction

Most people think of commercial construction as a physical, “bricks and sticks” industry. But if you ask me, commercial construction is first and foremost about relationships.

Paper vs. Clunky Software vs. Integrated Construction Solution

Surveyor

Place your bets. Who will win the construction heavyweight belt? Paper. It’s always there when you need it.

Best Practices for Event Follow-Ups

Construction Marketing

Event marketing is a proven strategy for success. In fact, according to statistics, 73% of B2B marketers say live events are better than other tactics for customer engagement.

Social + Strategy = Fresh Ways to Find and Engage New Hires

Construction Marketing

For small to mid-size businesses the hiring process is often ongoing throughout the year. Marketers need to step in and help companies realize the value of social networking platforms to help with their constant state of recruiting.

Key Construction Tradeshow Tactics for Delivering ROI

Construction Marketing

Trade shows offer construction companies a unique way to connect with their target audiences for a little face-to-face time. There’s really nothing like it today.

Digital Marketing Transformation in the Construction Industry

Construction Marketing

Digital marketing transformation is a red-hot business trend. Construction Marketing Association Chairman Neil M. Brown recently authored an article on the subject for Construction Business Owner, July 2019 Edition. WHAT IS DIGITAL MARKETING TRANSFORMATION?

LEED Prerequisite Now Prohibits Smoking Cannabis

Green Building Law Update

The U.S. Green Building Council issued a LEED Interpretation in 2018 ruling, “smoking of cannabis is considered a form of smoking for the purposes of both the interior and exterior smoking provisions of the LEED Prerequisite Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control.”.

OSHA Now Using Drones For Safety Inspections

FDR Safety

We are in the midst of a technological revolution. No matter the job, technology continues to find its way into every corner of every industry, including construction.

The rise of AI in construction

Construction Dive

Construction remains one of the top five industries driving the world economy. Yet until recently, it’s been lagging behind virtually every other sector in the adoption of technology

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

Business Facilities

The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life. Read: Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech at BusinessFacilities.com.

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How to Repair Active Cracks in Concrete?

The Constructor

Active cracks in concrete are live cracks which expand in length, width, and depth over time. These cracks are formed due to overloading and thermal.

Commercial Construction Project Management Trends: How to Survive the Incredible Shrinking Timeline

Commercial Construction

What’s New This Year at Viewpoint Collaborate

Surveyor

Viewpoint Collaborate 2019 has quite a reputation among contractors across the nation. For the past nine years we have been bringing construction professionals together in Portland, Ore. to learn about the latest technologies and trends in the construction industry.

Incorporate These 4 Video Trends into Your 2019 Marketing Efforts

Construction Marketing

Video content has taken its rightful place in construction companies’ strategic marketing conversations. It provides a powerful way to communicate your brand, share your story, and build relationships through sight, sound and motion.

What Happens in Vegas, Doesn’t Stay in Vegas: Retail Construction Trends from ICSC RECon 2019

Commercial Construction

Englewood Construction’s business development team hosted a cocktail party at the Bellagio Resort and Casino during RECon 2019.

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Build Quality Leads with Enhanced Google Ads Tactics

Construction Marketing

The construction market is expected to remain competitive in 2019 and that’s a positive position for companies. A strong market correlates to higher demand and more potential business for you to gain. It may also cause more competitors to enter the construction services space as well.

The Impact of Technology on Construction Data

Surveyor

Viewpoint and Dodge Data & Analytics teamed for an in-depth industry report on the power of data in construction

Cannabis Manufacturer Charged with RCRA but No CDS Violations

Green Building Law Update

In a criminal case that says significantly more about the prosecution than the indictment on its face, the Federal government is prosecuting a leading cannabis industry manufacturer and distributor for criminal transportation of hazardous waste.

OSHA is asking for input on the Control of Hazardous Energy

FDR Safety

On May 20, 2019, OSHA published an RFI asking for input on the Control of Hazardous Energy (LOTO) as shown below. link]. The control of hazardous energy is regulated under OSHA’s control of hazardous energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard.

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New OSHA weighting system could lead to more inspections

Construction Dive

The process, rolled out this week, could put increased emphasis on the Fatal Four, a former Department of Labor official said

Business Facilities’ 2019 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities

By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2019 Issue. 15th Annual Rankings: 2019 Metro Rankings Report. ATLANTA NO. 1 IN GROWTH POTENTIAL. W e’ve subdivided our metro Economic Growth Potential ranking into small, medium and large categories this year.

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What is Super-hydrophobic Cement? Applications and Advantages

The Constructor

What is Super-hydrophobic Cement? Super hydrophobic cement, which is also known as luminescent cement, is produced by modifying the structure of. Building Technology Guide Smart Materials

Content for Every Stage in the Client Lifecycle

Construction Marketing

Quality content has the potential to help B2B marketers cost-effectively drive ROI. The key to pulling this off requires a commitment to providing content that puts your audience’s needs first. And it must happen at every point in the selling cycle. It’s also going to take some time and patience.

Happy Anniversary Hard Hat Chat: Celebrating 10 Years of Commercial Construction Trends, News, Insights, and Conversation

Commercial Construction

In 2009, amid the business challenges of the Great Recession, our company made the decision to start a blog as an outlet to share commercial construction trends, insights, news, and observations on a variety of topics.

What Causes Construction Project Delays?

Surveyor

6 reasons your construction projects are not being completed on time and how to avoid them. It’s both frustrating and costly for contractors when a construction project is postponed.

Uncertain Times Call for Construction Technology Growth

Surveyor

Today’s leading construction firms operate as digital contractors that take advantage of the latest technologies to gain competitive edges.