Propane heats homes, water and outdoor spaces, fuels clean, comforting fireplaces, cooks food, and dries clothes. Propane is also environmentally friendly, emitting fewer greenhouse gases than other fossil fuels and electricity. When planning and designing homes, architects should know that more than 12.6 million U.S. households rely on propane for their primary energy needs. Propane can be stored above ground or in underground propane tanks, an option many builders are choosing in order to fuel homes off the natural gas mains. This course will cover important considerations when planning for propane use in residential construction.
This program covers the variety of movable partition configurations currently available. You will learn how operable partitions achieve their acoustical ratings and how the use of glasswalls may earn points for LEED accreditation.
This course will identify key trends on the horizon that relate to kitchen design and product specification. The course will cover advances in appliance, fixture, finish and material technology, as well as trends in space planning and kitchen connectivity.
Manage project schedules the way you want and keep everyone informed with auto-email and text messages when changes occur. Keep your schedule current from your computer or mobile device with BuilderTRENDâ€™s Award Winning Schedule Tool.
With GPS Fleet Telematics you have a 360 degree view of your vehicles along with real-time actionable data, which will help to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Watch more on why having this information available can greatly benefit your organization and staff.
Options and selections for a client can be a daunting task. With our Selections app you can share pricing info, allowances, photos, and deadlines. You can customize your Selections Sheets or have a templated version. Make the experience a collaborative and profitable one.
Allow your clients to have instant access to the information for their home project. Homeowners can login from your website or their phone to a secure area showing what is coming up on their project's schedule, pictures and other important documentation.
Turn your mobile device into a mobile office. Keep everyone informed by quickly managing change orders, updating schedules, marking up plans and more. The BuilderTREND mobile app also lets you share jobsite photos, instantly. With BuilderTREND on your device you can build it, you have the technology.
Surface protection is insurance against damage to a projectâ€™s installed materials, saving time and money by keeping job-site cleanup and repair to a minimum. Proper surface protection protects the bottom line, and keeps the profit in the project.
Ensure your staff is providing quality service to incoming prospects. Proper phone skills will allow your team to move the sales process along. See how these 7 steps will help focus your agents in handling phone leads.