Month: October 2015

Get the Job: 3 Techniques for Bidding on a Construction Project Successfully

Given the resources invested in bidding on a construction project, your skill at choosing projects to pursue is a major factor in your success. A few simple techniques can help you identify and win the projects that will profit you most. Watch Your Labor Investment Bidding on a construction project is always a commitment of time …

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Implementing a Cost Management Plan in Your Next Build

With so many moving parts involved in every construction project, you’re almost guaranteed to see scope creep and cost overruns if you don’t maintain strict control. An effective cost management plan for construction projects helps you stay on budget and on schedule. What a CM Can Do for You A Configuration Management (CM) system gives …

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4 Benefits of a Telematic System in Construction

The more information you have about your construction equipment, the more effectively you can use that equipment. The detailed data a telematic system provides helps you improve efficiency and cost control, but these are just some of the benefits of a telematic system. Optimize Your Equipment Use A construction telematic system uses Global Positioning System …

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3 Big Landscape Architecture Trends for Commercial Spaces

In commercial building projects of substantial size, the aesthetics and functionality of the space’s landscape architecture can be an important consideration for owners, builders, and tenants. Several landscape architecture trends are emerging that suggest that the look of the building’s exterior areas, along with their usability and sustainability, will receive greater attention as elements of …

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Developing Adaptable Housing for the Elderly

The most reliable statistics available indicate an unavoidable change in American demographics as the Baby Boomer population–those born between 1946 and 1964–continues to age. With age comes different residential and independent living needs, many of which are not being satisfied by current homes. Developing adaptable housing for the elderly is poised to become a thriving …

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3 Reasons Construction Software is Vital in This Industry

It sometimes seems like the advance of technology has been slow in the construction industry. Many contractors and construction companies still use old-style manual methods and paper-based record keeping. Several software solutions exist that can make these critical but time-consuming processes easier and more accurate. Here are three important benefits of construction software for contractors …

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