We’re sure you’ve heard about the current shortages, long delays, and price spikes in construction materials as a result of the pandemic.
Posts Categorized: Construction Process
As a whole, the construction industry uses large amounts of global resources and contributes heavily to pollution. It is reported that building and construction companies can contribute up to the following amounts across various industries within a single economy:
- 25-40% of total energy consumed
- 30% of raw materials used
For generations, building owners have debated over the advantages of one construction method over the other. Conventional wisdom was that traditional construction could meet requirements for irregular layouts, heavy loads, and multiple stories; while pre-engineered construction introduced advantages of shorter construction time and consistent engineering standards.
Today you can get Read More
How to select your project delivery method, contractor, and construction method.
A construction project can be a long and arduous process. But there are three things you can do today to get started in the right direction. These basic steps, with some research and planning, will prepare you for future Read More
Generation Z is Interested in Construction—Here’s How to Help them Get There
The construction industry has a lot to offer for those who are considered part of “Generation Z,” born between 1995 and 2010. The industry is a promising career field for them for a couple of reasons—the important thing Read More
Is Your Construction Project Reaching its Highest Potential? (Pun Intended)
Above all other sectors, drone usage is finding a comfortable home in the construction industry, growing by 239% year-over-year.
One of the main components to successful construction project management that we’ve been heavily talking about recently is being able Read More
How Lean Building can Eliminate Waste and Improve Efficiency
Economic pressures (that include preventing another recession) are pushing hard on today’s construction industry to improve productivity and eliminate waste. Over the past 20 years, the manufacturing sector has increased its labor productivity by 3.6%, and the construction sector by only Read More
Using the same contractors to design and build your next project
There was a time when the thought of using the same contractors to design and build a construction project was outrageous.
Those days are over.
The master design-build approach has quickly surpassed the role of an alternative way to Read More
4 Ways Technology is Here to Help
“Humans have this amazing ability to take a challenging situation, think in real time and then be able to adjust to it.” – Scott Peters, President and Co-founder of Construction Robotics
This is something that most robots can’t do.
There’s a fear circling Read More
So, What is Modular Construction?
Modular construction is the process of building parts of a structure, or the entire construction, away from the job site—in a controlled indoor environment (an off-site manufacturing plant). The building is then brought to the job site, completed and ready for the finishing touches Read More