What is Modular Construction and How Will it Change How We Build?

According to the Modular Building Institute (the MBI), modular construction is “a process in which a building is constructed off-site, under controlled plant conditions, using the same materials and designing to the same codes and standards as conventionally built facilities – but in about half the time. Buildings are produced in modules that, when put […]

By Nick Mirisis on February 27, 2021
Tags: Construction

​​​Construction Companies Need Disruption More Than Ever

Industry disruption entered the global lexicon in 1995 and shaped the way we think about innovation in various industries. Startups, new technologies, digitization, and other digital disruption are incredible agents of change for many business models. In the construction industry, disruption comes in many forms, some of the most impactful may not be a reinvention […]

By Nick Mirisis on February 24, 2021
Tags: Construction

Job Safety – A Key Focus for the Construction Industry in 2021

The construction industry relies heavily on key safety measures to protect workers and to achieve compliance. Common safety measures include the use of PPE (e.g. hard hats, respirators, etc.) on construction sites, lockout tagout controls before equipment maintenance, and fall-arrest systems to protect against fall hazards. These are all key ways construction companies can mitigate […]

By Nick Mirisis on February 19, 2021

Construction Innovation: 4 Tools To Help You Succeed

Construction projects and the construction industry stand to benefit from access to various innovative technology tools.  Construction companies that integrate real-time data and analytics can leverage automation to improve safety, decision-making, and knowledge management. This intelligence is critical for the protection and optimization of human resources and building materials allocation. In a traditional model, construction […]

By Nick Mirisis on February 18, 2021
Tags: Construction