5 Widely Used Sustainable Construction Materials

5 Widely Used Sustainable Construction Materials

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”

Big Data Is Here To Change The Construction Industry

Big Data Is Here To Change The Construction Industry

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”

Things You Need To Know While Building A New Home

Things You Need To Know While Building A New Home

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”

Ways To Save Money While Buying Building Materials

Ways To Save Money While Buying Building Materials

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”

IoT Enabled Smart Building To Reduce Energy Costs

IoT Enabled Smart Building To Reduce Energy Costs

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”

Types of Heavy Equipment Used by Indian Construction Companies

Types of Heavy Equipment Used by Indian Construction Companies

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.

  1. Excavators:

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”

Frequently Asked Questions About Building A New Home

Frequently Asked Questions About Building A New Home

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.

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Building Materials Trends

Building Materials Trends

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”

How Accurate Construction Estimates Can Benefit You

How Accurate Construction Estimates Can Benefit You

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”

Stored Materials in Construction

Stored Material In Construction

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”