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Performance Demands Will Drive Green Construction Growth

Of all the trends affecting the rise in sustainable construction, none is having a greater impact than the drive for higher building performance. As owners, engineers and builders strive for greater efficiencies, they are turning to green building practices for solutions....

source: By Michael J. Berens
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On March 22, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta to serve as United States Secretary of labor. President Trump...

source: ABC

Drones have turned out to be an important technological innovation used in construction by many general contractors and the trades. The Federal Aviation Administration has estimated that 7,500 small commercial drones will be in use by 2018....

source: ABC

Where do interest rates head from here? Is the U.S. economy poised to grow 3 percent in 2017? What impact will a Trump presidency have on construction? What are the construction segments that appear poised for the fastest...

source: Everything Building Envelelope

The Architecture Billings Index swung back in February, coming in at a score of 50.7, ahead of January's score of 49.5, the American Institute of Architects reported. Within the index, the institutional segment posted the highest score...

source: Construction Dive

On OSHA's website is a ticker listing the names of the men and women who were recently killed while doing their jobs. Out of the more than 4,500 workers who died at work last year, one in five of them were killed on a construction site. It's a grim reminder that faulty safety...

source: Jobsite

Amid growing adoption of 3-D building information modeling (BIM) among owners, designers and builders, the technology is becoming as deeply embedded in the industry's firmament as cranes, concrete and scaffolding. The reasons are many, ranging from clash detection and field...

source: Builtworlds


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