The construction world is constantly evolving and changing. We are always searching for new and innovative ways to construct structures that are efficient, sustainable, and durable[...]
Off-grid living is becoming increasingly popular as people become more aware of the environmental and economic benefits. One of the most important components of an off-grid home is[...]
Leaks in pipelines can cause significant damage to both the environment and infrastructure, making it important to identify and repair them quickly. As we grapple with a shrinking [...]
Modular construction has made a comeback in the construction world. In fact, just last year Forbes said, “The future of real estate is modular” If you are using modular constructio[...]
Wildfires are becoming more common.  Largely due to climate change, the increasing occurrence of wildfires means we need to step up the tools we use to prevent damage or loss of li[...]
House insulation is an important part of any home. It is also one of the most environmentally confusing products in the built environment. Insulation helps us create more energy ef[...]
Wood has gotten a bad reputation as an unsustainable building material. Wood, especially the wood harvested from virgin forests, can have a higher environmental impact. It is also [...]
Although the construction industry is becoming more innovative, it still lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. One such technology augmented reality. Augmented[...]
Nature is a construction and architecture expert. The network of roots that supports plants, the design of a honeycomb, and the complexities of a beehive are all examples of how na[...]
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, “more than half of energy use in homes is for heating and air conditioning”. Add to this the fact that the average U.S. hou[...]
We have been coating materials since we first started building structures. From rubbing wax into hides to repel water to modern steel coatings to prevent corrosion, we have been st[...]
With the recent bills and initiatives to help improve our infrastructure, there has been a lot of focus on its current state. Many are shocked to learn that 43 percent of our roads[...]