In this issue we highlight the benefits contractors experience when they adopt construction technology. We know that change is hard, but it is also exciting. Readiness to adapt to change in this ever-evolving world is no longer optional – it is what keeps us moving forward as an industry.
Model to Machine
Collaborative building design is firmly entrenched in the digital world and this is where it will continue to grow and shed redundancies. As building information modelling (BIM) has grown in popularity and usefulness over the past decade, so has the proliferation of software to control the manufacturing process and that is a positive for the industry … until it isn’t.
Data Enabled, People Powered
When it comes to adopting new technology, the construction industry has always faced the unique challenge of merging the psychology of craftsmen who build and think in the real world with new technology demands and opportunities of a modern, connected world.
BuildCentrix Team Presents at MCAWW GetTech 2019
James Beveridge, vice-president of operations for BuildCentrix, presented at the Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Washington’s GetTech event, discussing the ways the mechanical construction industry and the construction industry in general are becoming more focused on manufacturing.
Technology Can Transform Construction
The Digital Transportation in the Construction Industry panel at Vancouver’s Buildex tradeshow in February consisted of four innovators in construction technology who all agreed: technology is changing everything, but adoption is harder and more complicated than it looks.
Construction is Going Digital
Those contractors who embrace innovation, are thoughtful about adoption, and who sacrifice a little vulnerability to learn something new will be the successful, thriving contractors of the future. Technology is the key, and it is here to stay.
Virtual Reality, Robotics, and 3D- Oh my
Research from Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation shows technology 75% of architects and designers are using technology to visualize projects and another 20% say they plan to start soon enough.