The use of building information modeling (BIM) is becoming more of an industry standard when specifying and designing projects. Traditional drafting methods and tools were two-dimensional designs either done by hand or using simple design software. While these methods historically were sufficient for most architects, today a greater demand for faster and more accurate blueprints has prompted a change in the design industry.
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 BuilderTREND’s Award Winning Schedule Tool.
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.
This course looks at how to create opportunities for material reuse on projects during construction of after natural disasters. The course discusses how to specify, re-certify and incorporate reclaimed materials into renovations or new construction (and how to plan for material storage and protection until needed) without negatively affecting the environmental, economic and social fabric of the existing community. The disasters in New Orleans and Greensburg, Kansas, are examined along with the types of materials that can be reused such as brick, masonry, access flooring, structural steel, reclaimed doors, carpet tile, gym flooring, light fixtures, and furniture.
This course looks at resilient design considerations and principles, and problems such as risk management in light of the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. The course discusses resilience in terms of such disasters as earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, drought, wildfire, and human causes such as terrorism and political strife, the concept of passive survivability, and how we can build in a more environmentally responsible way.
With the explosion of the Internet over the past decade, figuring out online lead generation can be confusing, time consuming and expensive. This e‐book will help you understand how online lead generation works (and how it doesn’t) for home improvement companies, and which channels you need to focus on to be successful!
Google recently invited Todd Bairstow from Keyword Connects to Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California to talk about Best Practices for Home Improvement Lead Generation. Learn what Todd and Google have to say about the online home improvement world and how you can drive more leads!
We installed AdvanTech flooring and 12 competitor subflooring products on an outdoor exposure deck and tested their performance after 30 days of harsh southeast weather.
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