Construction has changed from primitive methods to the modern methods that are smart and sustainable. Now the construction method is complex with varied structures, systems, and technology. Indeed, technology has transformed the world of construction allowing us to select the kind of security, lighting, ventilation and home entertainment system we need. Continue reading “Construction Beyond Smartness”
The main purpose of sustainable construction is that of finding sustainable alternatives in the entire construction or building life cycle – the designing, operation, construction, maintenance, renovation and the demolition stage too. When you use green building methods it saves energy and decreases energy bills. It is also eco-friendly and reduces carbon dioxide emissions. Continue reading “5 Widely Used Sustainable Construction Materials”
Today the challenge that humankind faces is to preserve our environment and gift the future generation a healthy environment and nature. In this endeavour construction companies, builders and architects are carefully considering the impact of construction materials and products on the environment.
Architects have to design structures that make Continue reading “How To Choose A Sustainable Construction Material Or Product”
Big data has led to efficiencies in the areas of a construction primarily in tracking and management, reducing risks, budgeting, and decision-making processes. The offshoot of construction projects is a lot of data. This data used to be unstructured, collected on paper and siloed. But, now there is a better understanding of big data so construction companies are incorporating it in their projects to its numerous benefits. Continue reading “Big Data Is Here To Change The Construction Industry”
When you build your new home its an exciting and overwhelming experience. But you need to be involved in the process and be active in all aspects of building a new home. You should have good communication with the builder, ask him questions and clarify your doubts. It is your dream home thus, it’s your prerogative to know everything.
Building a new home is a time consuming and stressful task because a lot of decisions need to be taken. If you are unable to decide, the builder will take decisions on your behalf and later on you might realize that the final product is not according to what you had envisioned or either the cost is not as per the estimation. Continue reading “Things You Need To Know While Building A New Home”
Construction materials and labour consume major part of the construction process. Cost of building materials can be lowered to generate higher profits. While buying building materials you have to know various ways to reduce the overhead expenses. Let us discuss the ways of controlling overhead expenses.
Ways to save money while buying building materials:
- Buy building materials at wholesale price:
It is a wise choice of buying building materials in wholesale as it gives you larger quantities of products at a much lower price. If you buy from the retailer the prices are bound to be on the higher side. But when you buy building materials from a wholesaler the prices will be lower. Continue reading “Ways To Save Money While Buying Building Materials”
At the fag end of the day you want to come back home to relax and get a good night sleep. No matter how much you travel, the feeling of getting back home is special. So, your home should be made the way you wish it to be- the design, color, ambience, furniture, décor, etc. So that when you come back home, it is your abode – a place you love to be. Continue reading “Tips To Choose A Custom Home Builder”
It is rather tough for construction managers and other team members to understand the optimal level of performance for building’s systems. It’s complicated for them to understand, decipher and calculate. Also, further analysis is tough. But, when they rely on IoT devices that allow data gathering, understanding, and analyses of a wide range of systems, it helps them to save and control energy consumption. They can control the wastage that leads to major savings. Continue reading “IoT Enabled Smart Building To Reduce Energy Costs”
Heavy equipment are used by many construction companies in India for big projects. Today we have a look at 10 types of heavy equipment used by Indian construction companies.
Excavators are the most popular and widely used equipment in the construction industry. The primary focus of using an excavator is obviously for excavation. But, it can be used for many other purposes like demolition, cutting trees, lifting heavy things, etc. Continue reading “Types of Heavy Equipment Used by Indian Construction Companies”
Building a new home is a daunting task. The moment you begin to even think about building a new home, your mind will be hovered by innumerable questions. You want to know a lot of things about building a new home before you venture into it. So, today we run through some vital questions and answer them for you.
Building v/s buying: What is expensive? Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions About Building A New Home”
Climate activist Greta Thunberg gives an emotionally charged and powerful speech at The United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York. She shook not only the political leaders but each one of us with her question,
“People are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth. How dare you.” Continue reading “Building Materials Trends”
Construction, Building Materials & AAC Blocks
We have all been reading about sustainable construction and green building. Time and again we have discussed the importance of including building materials that are environmentally friendly. In line with the increasing focus on a green building, we bring to you another post on future building materials.
5 Future building materials:
1.Steel rope for the elevator:
Building a home is a tough decision and finding a trustworthy builder is a tougher decision. So, while choosing builder there are some vital questions you need to ask your builder. Building a home is one of the largest investments you are set to make. Thus, you need to pause for a while and jot down these vital points that you need to clarity with your builder. Continue reading “Clarifying Points With A Builder”
You have embarked on the process of constructing a residential project. You have all the details and you have a clear vision about the projects, which is extremely vital for its success. All things have been planned but, one more thing that is vital for the success of any construction project is planning the finances in order to gauge its feasibility and this can be done only by an accurate construction estimate. Today we discuss how accurate construction estimates can benefit you? Continue reading “How Accurate Construction Estimates Can Benefit You”
Construction materials for which loans are obtained to finance them are many. They seem to be insignificant and trivial in the beginning but, they can lead to serious challenges/ complications. When proper care and planning isn’t taken it can cause serious issues. Stored materials are a perfect example of this. Both from the lenders and borrower’s point of view and also while dealing with contractors. Continue reading “Stored Materials in Construction”