A zero-emission jobsite, with no fossil fuel consumption, means the construction industry has to create a zero-emission construction fleet. It is not as big a stretch as it initially sounds
These are the developments that are moving the construction industry forward.
Digital plan review software is speeding up the review process for urban planning agencies. Learn how one city cut plan review times with Bluebeam Revu.
Passive construction relies on design principles aimed at attaining high levels of energy efficiency while also creating comfortable indoor living spaces
Construction has increasingly become a target for cybercriminals; one way to thwart these malicious efforts is to funnel funds through a third party
The advent of drones has given the construction industry the opportunity to get a unique view of a building project as it rises from the ground
Digital tools can deliver a new level of site logistics effectiveness that will give your operations a boost not just in the planning stages but throughout a project
Researchers at the University of Kitakyushu in Japan found that chopped up cleaned diapers can replace up to 10% of the composite material in a concrete mix for structural use in single-story buildings and as much as 40% in nonstructural and architectural components
Technologies like BPI allow buildings to reduce outside air requirements by 50% or more, resulting in a 20%-40% reduction in HVAC energy spending
Angel City Lumber has built a business on locally sourced wood, a trend founder Jeff Perry hopes will catch on elsewhere as the industry works to be more sustainable
Inspired by the environmental advantages of wood construction, the European city recently passed groundbreaking legislation mandating that all new buildings constructed after 2025 consist of at least 20% wood or other biobased material (from 2022)
Aeroseal retrofits buildings with an aerosolized duct sealing technology that injects a fog of sealant particles into pressurized spaces and uses physics to pull the particles to the leaks in the ductwork