construction

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10 Construction Materials That Could Revolutionize the Industry

For centuries, we have witnessed how the construction industry evolved from creating simple structures to more advanced skysc (...)

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Construction Techniques for Sustainable Building

  The construction industry is a vital aspect of any civilization. Due to its long history, many people in this field are (...)

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Structural design goes green

Trimble and One Click LCA have collaborated so that users of Trimble's Tekla software for structural design and BIM can (...)

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Disasters can wipe out affordable housing for years unless communities plan ahead – the loss hurts the entire local economy

  The tornadoes and wildfires that devastated communities from Kentucky to Colorado in the final weeks of 2021 left thousand (...)

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Roadmap to climate-proof buildings and construction – How to embed whole-life carbon in the EPBD

Climate change action is time critical. There is an immediate need to focus policy and market actions on emission reductions (...)

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Shifting ground: the changing face of construction and buildings

Earth is not only our precious planet, but a building material that can guide one of the planet’s most emissions-heavy sector (...)

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The Rise of Green Initiatives in the Construction Industry

  As the harmful effects of global warming grow increasingly apparent in recent years, many large organizations from both (...)

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How Does Construction Affect Sustainability?

  The construction industry is a cornerstone for many sectors today. The impact can affect how people do things and live (...)

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Big Buyers Approaching Market to Achieve Zero-Emission Construction Sites

On 1 December, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability organised a market dialogue event for public procurers across Europ (...)

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How Renting Construction Equipment Is a Cost-Effective Option for Contractors

Construction projects often go beyond budgets because of design flaws, expanding scope, inaccurate estimates, and other facto (...)

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Sustainable Choices: The Construction Industry Is Going Greener

  The construction industry is a gigantic consumer of natural resources and raw materials as it generates 39% of the carbon (...)

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Maintaining Building Projects in Colder Seasons

In many regions of the world, the construction industry is tied inextricably to the changing of the seasons. Others may look (...)

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How Is the IoT Improving Construction Equipment Maintenance?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is swiftly making its way into every industry, both in commercial and residential applications (...)

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A Circular Economy Living Lab in the Construction Sector

  The team of the Centre for Intersectoral Studies and Research in Circular Economy (CERIEC) of the École de technologie (...)

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Why Buying New Construction Will Cost More This Year

People who intend to invest in new construction this year may find that the overall costs go beyond their budget. Homeowners (...)