Window trends in the European construction market are providing lessons in energy efficiency and environmental performance that could be valuable for American contractors, customers and manufacturers.
Month: November 2014
Winning a bid gives you many reasons to celebrate, but don’t let it distract you from the fact that you still need to protect contractual rights and ensure all legal aspects of the project are in order. Here are five ways that construction professionals can protect contractual rights in all the bids they submit.
The U.S. home building market is showing signs of consistently increasing health, according to recent statistics and data on housing starts, building permits and other factors.
A new LEED-certified hotel in San Diego is expected to be finished and ready for occupancy by the summer of 2016. The New Marriott Hall will replace the existing Marriott Hall near the north tower of the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina. The new facility will provide 171,000 square feet of expanded and modernized …
With the Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 4 emissions reduction standards firmly in place, builders and contractors in the construction industry will see a greater financial impact from Tier 4 implementation.
In today’s construction industry, the more you know and the more effectively you can process the data you have, the bigger advantage you’ll have in the marketplace. Technology in the construction industry offers designers, builders, suppliers and manufacturers the ability to make accurate predictions, precisely control business processes, and find opportunities for business that otherwise …
One of the most useful construction technology tools is building information modeling (BIM). BIM software gives significant advantages to almost everyone in the building process, including architects, HVAC and electrical system professionals, energy efficiency experts, and builders. Here are some of the ways that BIM software in the construction industry helps ensure that projects of …
Traditional zoning regulations have typically separated cities and large urban areas into distinct areas based on the activity occurring in those zones. Commercial zones contained retail stores and offices, residential zones contained houses, and industrial zones contained manufacturing and similar businesses.
In another sign of improvement in the state of the construction industry in the United States, U.S. apartment construction has hit a 25-year high in 2014.
Construction in Chicago has just seen a major boost with the announcement of a major investment in Cook County projects. More than $31 million has been earmarked for infrastructure construction and improvement in Cook County in 2014 and beyond.