Tag: building construction

Construction Processes, Procurement

7 ways contractors can work sustainability into their procurement practices

October 26, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Construction is typically dirty business for the environment. Building construction and operations combined account for almost 40% of all carbon emissions worldwide, making it the single most polluting sector, according to the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction. Mitigating these […]

Construction Processes, Design

Designing Sustainable K-12 Buildings Using Aluminum

October 20, 2021

Via: gb&d magazine

Aluminum and aluminum alloys have long been used as building construction materials. Strongly associated with the Art Deco movement due to the sleek appearance and malleability—consider the striking details of New York’s Empire State and Chrysler buildings—aluminum was found to […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

How To Safely Use Sealants and Coatings During Construction

November 13, 2020

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

There are many different types of sealants and coatings used in building construction. When applying sealants and coatings to any surface, you need to make sure that you’re following the standard safety guidelines. Take a look at the following safety […]


Tech Giants Team Up to Develop ‘Building Transparency’

May 26, 2020

Via: ENR

In an unprecedented collaboration, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, along with floor covering supplier Interface, are showing their collective commitment to embodied carbon reduction by joining the board of Building Transparency—a nonprofit formed recently to further develop a free-to-use digital […]

Construction Techniques

Q&A: How AECOM’s construction president tackles challenges, uses tech for success

October 25, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Over the many years of its storied history, AECOM has delivered increasingly massive projects and has grown tremendously both through acquisitions and internal expansion. One acquisition — the 2010 purchase of Tishman Construction — brought with it Jay Badame. After […]