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How Technology Is Helping Improve Construction Site Safety

Innovations like drones, virtual reality, and worker wearables can provide critical safety solutions Fatality statistics are driving the adoption of construction safety technology. The most recent construction data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Bureau of Labor is unsettling. Construction worksite fatalities have risen over the last two years, reaching a 12-year

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All-Electric Building Trends

Builders Warming Up To All-Electric Building Trends

Policy leaders and building professionals are working to reduce fossil fuel pollution with new energy and building codes and practices Despite commercial building sector slowdowns due to COVID, states have pressed forward with new construction programs for climate protection. California is leading the way. New York, Washington, Massachusetts, Maine, and Colorado are following with new

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3 Top Construction Technology Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Contractors and building professionals who plan to build their share in the market should embrace these construction industry innovations The construction industry faced challenges during 2020 – project delays, labor shortages, operational restrictions, and disrupted supply chains. Dodge Data & Analytics reports commercial construction fell by 16% in 2020 and residential construction also had double-digit

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Glass and Glazing: What’s Leading Glass Industry News

We’re providing a recap of the National Glass Association’s most recent NGA Glass Conference. Sessions provided deep dives into current updates to energy and safety codes and legislation. With updates typically made every three years, it’s critical to learn about incremental changes each cycle. Here is what’s leading glass industry news and trends right now: Bird-Friendly Glazing

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Technology in the Building and Construction Industry

In 2020, the U.S. GDP from construction is projected to be 690.12 Billion USD. The global construction industry currently represents about 13% of global GDP with a likely increase to 15% in 2020. And yet, up until recently, the construction industry has not fully embraced technology. Historically, it has been one of the least digitized

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The Future of Job Sites in the Construction Industry

The building construction industry is at a tipping point and the job site is one proving ground for the future of the industry. The job site is a complex environment with many different constituents and agendas—owners, developers, architects, general contractors, and subcontractors—and all are working to organize an efficiently run and cost-effective project. However, according

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