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4 Reasons Why Offsite Construction is Ideal for Affordable Housing Projects

5 June 2024AEC, Construction, OffsiteCarol Dunn

offsite construction has been gaining relevance in the AEC industry, especially in North America. As the industry stands today, these…

5 Legitimate Reasons for Using Mass Timber in Multifamily Construction

4 June 2024AEC, Construction, Offsite, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

As developers navigate market challenges, the potential of mass timber and prefabrication becomes increasingly enticing.

7 Critical Aspects of Integrating Fabrication and Manufacturing

23 May 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

the challenge lies in seamlessly blending the flexibility of fabrication with the precision and economy of materials and labor found…

Industry 4.0 . . . 5 Signs of Smart Construction Manufacturing

15 May 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

Industry 4.0 involves the integration of intelligent digital technologies into manufacturing and industrial processes for smart, more efficient responsiveness in…

6 Ways Offsite Construction Helps Attract Fresh Talent

3 April 2024Construction, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

As pressure mounts for more housing and the skilled labor shortage drags on, the spotlight on offsite construction processes is…

4 Tenacious Modular Construction Myths

28 February 2024AEC, Construction, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

From questions about quality and expense to staying power, it’s incumbent upon leaders in the construction industry to consider the…

5 Ways Modular Construction Advances Sustainability

9 February 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Offsite, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

In this article we’ll make the case for why offsite and modular construction practices contribute toward a greener and more…

5 Ways Wood Framing Software Saves You Money in Construction

8 June 2023Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Design, Offsite, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

With wood framing software, you can produce accurate framing for floors, walls and roofing in a fraction of the time.

Why the Future Will Require Buildings as Products

12 January 2023Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Offsite, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

Manufacturing techniques used in construction can improve efficiency, help build at scale, improve quality, and reduce costs.

4 Things You Need for a More Efficient Prefab Shop

11 January 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Fabrication, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Offsite, PlumbingCarol Dunn

Improving the operation of your prefab shop is easier with communication and staying informed on competitive procedures, technology and tools

MEP’s Role in the Move Toward Industrialized Construction

7 December 2022Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Fabrication, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Offsite, PlumbingCarol Dunn

MEP trades play a key role in the industry’s Industrialized Construction journey; they have the data needed for standardizing components.

How Modular Can Make Urban Construction More Sustainable

8 November 2022Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Manufacturing, Offsite, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

By using materials more efficiently and reducing waste, modular construction can make urban housing more attainable and more sustainable.

3 Roles of BIM in Prefabrication

26 September 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, BIM 360, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Mechanical, MEP, Navisworks, OffsiteCarol Dunn

The 3 roles of BIM in prefabrication include better collaboration, time and money savings, and safety and comfort.

Why Prefab is Important to Your Business

18 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, Offsite, RevitCarol Dunn

The forces advancing the adoption of prefabrication are occurring worldwide including increased demand for buildings and the labor shortage.

How to Start Smart in Modular with BIM

1 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Bridging the Gap, Construction, Digital Transformation, Offsite, RevitCarol Dunn

in a process like offsite modular construction, it follows that prefabrication processes and coordination of onsite assembly will be facilitated…

5 Trends in Industrialized Construction

15 July 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Offsite, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

With industrialized construction, companies benefit from scalability, enhanced productivity, higher quality, reduced labor costs, fewer delays.

The Status of Modular Construction Standards

21 June 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Fabrication, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

For years modular companies have expressed concern about regional rules and benchmarks versus national codes for modular construction.

6 things to consider when contemplating offsite construction

22 April 2022Construction, Digital Transformation, Offsite, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

If you are considering offsite construction, thoroughly consider the options that best suit your company and projects.

9 Benefits of Industrialized Construction

13 April 2022Architecture and Engineering, Bridging the Gap, Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Offsite, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

industrialized construction (IC) brings to construction the efficiencies that we’ve seen in the manufacturing industry.

The Peculiar Mindset of Industrialized Construction

15 March 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing, Offsite, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Industrialized construction (IC) is one of the changes that companies can look to so they can remain innovative and meet…

Productization – A Vision for Industrialized Construction

23 February 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, MEP, OffsiteCarol Dunn

The uncertainty that plagues the construction industry can be addressed by bringing manufacturing to the forefront of designing a building.

Industrialized Construction: Trend To Take Note Of

16 November 2021All, Construction, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

There are trends that business owners should take note of, and more widespread use of Industrialized Construction is one of…

The ROI of Industrialized Construction

28 July 2021All, Construction, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

as companies are scrambling to adapt to construction needs, demands and shortages, one of the things that could help them…

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