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    Not Just a Steel Supplier, a Partner

    Provided by: Nucor As the U.S.’s most diversified steel producer, Nucor has continuously raised the industry standard with high-quality, innovative products and sustainable value. Their Construction Solutions Team partners and works alongside you from idea to execution. They collaborate with the best and brightest to overcome material and design challenges and transform your vision into reality. With steel emerging as the durable and efficient material of the future, Nucor is the ideal partner to help you meet project demands. Contact… Read More »Not Just a Steel Supplier, a Partner

      Stronger, More Sustainable Steel

      Provided by: Nucor AeosTM from Nucor allows you to build faster, higher, more innovative designs. The only American-made A913 steel, Aeos (Agile, Efficient, Optimized, and Sustainable) is stronger and more efficient than other structural steels. Produced from over 90% recycled steel, Aeos is pushing construction to a more sustainable future. Separate yourself from your competition – specify Aeos on your next project. Contact Nucor Construction Solutions to learn how. Contact Nucor Construction Solutions Today

        The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Open a Window Onto the Industry’s Future for Architects and Engineers

        The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Open a Window Onto the Industry’s Future for Architects and Engineers

          The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Illuminate New Possibilities for Data in Commercial Construction

          The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Illuminate New Possibilities for Data in Commercial Construction

            The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Help Subcontractors Adapt to Supply Chain Instabilities

            The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Help Subcontractors Adapt to Supply Chain Instabilities

              The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Address Labor Shortages for General Contractors

              The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Address Labor Shortages for General Contractors

                The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Model Emerging Practices for Building Product Manufacturers to Work With Architects and Engineers

                The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Model Emerging Practices for Building Product Manufacturers to Work With Architects and Engineers

                  Dodge’s Chief Economist Analyses the August 2021 Construction Starts

                  Richard Branch, chief economist at Dodge Data & Analytics, reviews the latest economic indicators for the construction industry in a new video. Here’s the upshot: Total construction starts fell 9% from July to August. This is the third consecutive monthly decline in activity. All three major sectors fell during the month. Non-building starts fell by 2%. Residential starts fell by 9%. Non-residential starts fell by 13%.

                    The Fans Chosen by Businesses Across the Globe

                    In Big Ass Fans’ two decades of innovation, we’ve helped thousands of businesses just like yours. Our overhead and directional and fans have the power and efficiency to move massive amounts of air with minimal energy use, delivering comfort that transforms how your people work.

                      Case Study: Haiku Helps Francis Ford Coppola’s Resort Guests Stay Comfortable

                      The illustrious Hollywood director behind The Coppola Family Hideaways envisions his tropical resorts as not just hideaways, but getaways. Francis Ford Coppola wants guests to be able to put their working lives behind them in peace, quiet and total comfort. That means no TVs and no air conditioning. The installation of Haiku fans throughout Coppola Family Hideaways in Belize and Guatemala makes living without air conditioning a breeze.

                        Case Study: Keeping Daytona Cool With Big Ass Fans

                        For more than half a century, Daytona International Speedway has been the epicenter for American motorsports and NASCAR. Despite continued excellence on the track, the off-the-track amenities increasingly failed to meet modern standards. Over a multiyear renovation, Daytona doubled down on the fan experience and installed Big Ass Fans to keep people cool.

                          How 5D BIM is Creating Better Outcomes on Construction Projects

                          5D BIM is a five-dimensional way of showing the physical and functional aspects of any project. 5D adds the element of cost to the already existing time management and Common Data Environment (CDE) components of information sharing in construction. When performed correctly, 5D BIM can optimize a project, impact schedule and cost, and ultimately save margins. However, most solutions today are not purpose built for 5D, and instead are a collection of data and solutions that only give a snapshot… Read More »How 5D BIM is Creating Better Outcomes on Construction Projects