How Can Commercial Buildings Get The LEED Certification?

How Can Commercial Buildings Get The LEED Certification?

What is the LEED certification? LEED stands for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is a green building certification used not just in the United States, but worldwide. Developed by the USGBC (the United States Green Building Council), a non-profit,...
7 Traits Of Good Construction Managers

7 Traits Of Good Construction Managers

Construction management is a fast-growing, and well-paid field. But with the good job come many, many responsibilities.  A construction project with a bad manager will have nothing but problems. Difficulty getting materials and jobs finished on time are just the...
The First Step Of A Construction Project: Pre-Construction

The First Step Of A Construction Project: Pre-Construction

A large project of any type requires planning, careful and controlled execution, and finishing in order to be completed. It doesn’t matter whether that project is a rocket launch or the formation of a company. The different parts of the project will always break...
Common Problems With Solar And How to Avoid Them

Common Problems With Solar And How to Avoid Them

Looking at how solar panels have improved in reliability, efficiency, and price in the last decades, they seem to be a great addition to a house or business. Not only are they markedly better than they were even a few years ago, they are only getting better and...
What Is A Smart City?

What Is A Smart City?

If you’ve been keeping up with digital trends and news, you’ve no doubt heard the term “smart city” thrown around a few times. Despite the benefits a potential smart city may provide, what actually makes one? In general, making a smart city involves one key principle:...
How Construction Workers Can Beat The Heat

How Construction Workers Can Beat The Heat

Construction work is most often an outdoor job, and as such it is seasonal. The winter poses its own set of hazards, such as slipping and cold, while spring and fall also can have a lot of rain and unpredictable weather. But some of the most dangerous weather for...