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Six Types of Construction Projects 

Six Types of Construction Projects 

Posted: August 25, 2023 | Project Management

Urban planners often categorize projects based on their “end use” to ensure development projects meet the varying needs of the communities in which they are built. Describing construction project types by their use can also help project owners and contractors understand the legal requirements — like compliance with zoning ordinances and building codes — and anticipate the engineering needs and environmental impacts of the project.

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What is Embodied Carbon?

What is Embodied Carbon?

Posted: August 25, 2023 | Project Management

As architects and glaziers work to design and construct building projects in a more sustainable manner, the consideration of embodied carbon has become a bigger factor in understanding the overall impact of a project’s carbon footprint.

Designers are working to balance the reduction of emissions from a building’s operations, known as operational carbon, with emissions caused by the manufacturing and installation of construction materials, known as embodied carbon.

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The Cost of Doing Nothing by Stack Construction Technologies

The Cost of Doing Nothing by Stack Construction Technologies

Posted: August 2, 2023 | Project Management

Complacency is a killer in the construction industry. Does this sound like you? Your ways have been “fine.” Your systems have always worked this way. You have a process for your workflows. You know where things are. What you may not know is there is a high cost to doing nothing, and that it could cost you your business. 

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Get Real About Turnover

Get Real About Turnover

Posted: June 29, 2023 | Project Management

It used to be that employee retention issues were solved with money — just throw more cash at people, and they’ll stick around — but these days, it’s different. Sure, everybody appreciates money, and highly competitive wages and incentive compensation are critical, but it’s time to rethink traditional approaches to preventing turnover.

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Balancing Act: Navigating the Challenges of Preconstruction

Balancing Act: Navigating the Challenges of Preconstruction

Posted: June 29, 2023 | Project Management

Estimating is not just about crunching numbers and delivering a bid: It requires a deep understanding of the construction process and an ability to communicate effectively with everyone involved in the project. The reality is, it is easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of information you need to digest, and it can be challenging to maintain a consistent pace throughout the workday. What can you do to mitigate the balancing act of focusing on the project in front of you while also working on the business side of preconstruction?

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