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Prepping for Housing Growth

Ongoing growth in the housing market will support rising demand for prefabricated housing.

Keeping Contractors Cool

An updated app for smartphones and other mobile devices can help workers stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather.

Improving Construction Productivity

The lag in global construction productivity has been widely reported by a number of leading research firms and has been estimated at as much as $1.2 trillion annually.

Prison Project Keeps It Cool

The Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, a correctional facility in Dartmouth, recently had a full energy upgrade of the entire campus.

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The Next Evolution of Estimating

Paul Messner, cofounder and CEO, Estimator360, www.estimator360.com, and principal owner and president, Messner Builders, recently sat down with Constructech to discuss what needs to change in regards to estimating in the construction industry and how new technology can help.

The Top Five Technologies Estimators Cannot Live Without

Today’s construction estimators are using a variety of technologies to perform takeoff and create bids. The days of paper plans piling up on desks and in dedicated storage rooms are finally starting to taper off with the rise and evolution of the digital age. We’ve asked the question, “What tools and technologies do you use today that you couldn’t live without?” Here are the top five technologies considered must-have to do estimating right.

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Construction Building a Future with IoT Data

One of the biggest hurdles facing the construction industry today is a skilled labor shortage. Let’s be honest, this isn’t a new issue per se. We all have talked about it a dozen times a day, but that fact remains this issue continues to plaque the construction industry. Sadly, the outlook isn’t looking all that bright for the immediate future either.

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Constructech TV – LearnIT

Want to further your education on building information modeling? Check out this informative video.

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Innovation in Software: Estimating

In an effort to set aside much of the hype and buzzphrases that surround the construction industry these days, I am penning a blog series that focuses on how tried-and-true software is changing and becoming more innovative.

Constructech 50

Aconex
Asite
Assemble Systems
CG Visions
Autodesk
B2W Software
Bentley Systems
BuilderTREND Solutions
BuildTools
Citrix Systems Inc.
CMiC
Co-construct
ConEst Software Systems
Corecon Technologies
e-Builder
EcoSys
eSub
HCSS
HomeFront Software
Hyphen Solutions
IPM Global
JDM Technology Group
Jonas Construction Software
Kahua
Microsoft
Mark Systems
MiTek
Multivista
MySmartPlans
NEMETSCHEK GROUP
Newforma
NoteVault
On Center Software
Oracle
OxBlue
Pantera Global Technology
Penta Technologies
PlanGrid
Plexxis Software
PMWeb
Procore
Projectmates/Systemates Inc.
RIB Software
Sage
SAP
Textura
ToolWatch
Topcon Positioning Systems
Trimble
Viewpoint