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Tips and best practices for keeping up with the "green" trend in commercial construction projects.

In this day and age, being green isn’t just a matter of recycling your trash and requesting paper bags instead of plastic. The pursuit of tackling climate change and conserving our planet’s finite resources affects nearly every person, country, and industry in the world today. There’s no better example of an industry embracing these new green practices than commercial construction.

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how will smart buildings and the internet of things affect construction in 2017?

In today’s world, “location, location, location” has been replaced by innovation, innovation, innovation. Technology and construction materials are getting smarter, so it should be no surprise that entire buildings are getting smarter, too.

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These tips will help your team succeed with better project management.

Construction projects almost always involve large teams and lengthy timelines, which can make project management of individual tasks a challenge. Staying on top of subcontracted costs, bids, deadlines, and materials while juggling jobsite duties and office paperwork can be overwhelming at times.

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The newest technology that will revolutionize the construction industry.

We are officially living in the future. New technology emerges every day, allowing entire industries to do things they never imagined possible.

The construction industry is seeing many of these technological advancements, too — from apps that let entire teams share project data in real-time to concrete that repairs itself. Some contractors and construction workers are using new tech today, while other concepts are still in the research phase. But one thing’s for sure: All of these innovations are coming to a jobsite near you soon, and they will revolutionize the way you think, design, and build.

Let’s review some of the most interesting tech trends coming to construction.

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Though many mobile field-technology options are now available, frequently the solutions have been under-utilized. Viewpoint’s Aiden Dalley spoke recently with Sourceable‘s Steve Hansen about the factors he sees contributing to underutilization:

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