Report: Design-Build to Deliver Almost half of US Projects by 2021
This article is by Kathleen Brown the Associate Editor for Construction Dive
According to the June 2018 “Design-Build Utilization” report, DB methods will represent nearly half, or 44%, of construction put-in-place ..."
What are the Benefits of Energy-Efficient Building Programs?
By BPT, The Los Angeles Times
Net-zero buildings, passive houses and LEED-certified buildings are the most widespread energy-efficiency programs adopted by North Americans."
Owners Are Reluctant to Use Prefab and Modular Options, Study Says
This article was written by Engineering-News Record's (ENR), Jim Parsons.
Owners’ aversion to risk and their lack of knowledge about off-site construction—cited by the study as being top impediments to its adoption."
Construction Costs Keep Rising as Tariff Anxiety Festers
As reported by Nate Beck, Daily Reporter
Construction costs climbed again in May, following price increases this spring driven by trade disputes over steel, aluminum and lumber."
Builders Balance Tradition and Automation-STEM Solutions
This article is from USNews.com
The SAM100 – a semi-autonomous brick-laying robot and one of the first commercially viable devices of its kind."
The Importance of Monitoring Emerging & Megatrends
Engineering New-Records (ENR) writer, Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM, Vice President and CMO of JDB Engineering, shares knowledge from the world of marketing, sales, and beyond.
Prepare your firm for tomorrow by focusing on the trends and disruptors that are happening or heading toward you today."...
How to Set and Track Successful Construction Project Goals
Article was written by CPBC, George Hedley, ForConstructionPros.com
Implementing a winning strategy starts with a scoreboard showing all of the tasks, milestones and measurable targets you want them to hit."
3-D Printing to Revolutionize how Cities are Built
By Writer, Katie Pyzyk of Smartcitiesdives.com
The process has been used over the years to build a slew of small- to medium-sized objects from a variety of materials in an array of industries."
Pivot the Workforce and Unlock New Value With Artificial Intelligence (AI)
This blog in by Payal Vasudeva of Accenture is on the many benefical ways to use "AI".
Not only are their immediate growth gains to be made, but AI will result in transformative growth further down the road."
NEORSD Wastewater Treatment Plant Receives Envision Silver Award for Sustainable Infrastructure
This acknowledgement is from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure's website
Key sustainable accomplishments of the NEORSD Southerly Plant that contributed to the Plant earning an Envision Silver award include..."