What is a Takeoff in Construction?

Knowing how much material to use on a construction project is vital. A ‘takeoff’ list sets out the volumes of bricks, the lengths of steel, the amount of glass, etc., that a building is likely to require to be completed.

The Drive for Economic Sustainability in Construction

As part of the battle to stem, or even reverse, climate change, the built environment must address the issue of sustainability: economic, environmental and social. Following the recent COP26 conference in Glasgow, calls for greener solutions to preserve the future, the industry will be even more mindful of the need to build now with future generations in mind.