Building a Culture of Better Project Management

Good Project Management is the best way for AE firms to increase client satisfaction, build internal talent and improve understanding of their project success. With the right tools and communication in place, firms can implement and nurture a culture of strong Project Management, leading to the ultimate in project and firm profitability. Deltek provides end-to-end insight on how to nurture change management within your firm.

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MARKETING: MADE TO MEASURE

Sales cycles can be long in this industry. Maintaining a positive impression and providing value to potential clients in the absence of active project work will pay dividends in the long run. Learn how to attain a high level of sustained success.

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Specifying Custom Fiberglass Doors: The Performance of Fiberglass and the Aesthetic of Real Wood

Exterior fiberglass doors that have the look, feel, weight, and—when knocked on, even the sound— of hardwood doors handcrafted by true artisans may be the ultimate combination of form and function. This course discusses the many benefits of fiberglass doors and the process of creating fiberglass doors using molds made from real wood species. The testing and rating of fiberglass doors is followed by a gallery of ideas for different styles of architecture, various types of wood and decorative accents. The course will demonstrate how to customize fiberglass to create an aesthetically pleasing space that is also functional.

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Color Quality and the WELL Building Standard

Communities are becoming more advanced and with that advancement comes new standards for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of built environments. While features such as sustainability and energy conservation are essential and should not be overlooked, new research has explored the connection between buildings and the health and wellness of the occupants who spend their time there.

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Designing with Intent: Upselling Through Client Education

Understanding your client's dream bath or kitchen space is the first step in exceeding his or her expectations. Trade professionals need to know how to ask the right questions, understand the client’s wants and needs, and work within the client’s budget. This course will focus on how the professional can identify the unique needs of clients, ways to communicate for effective 'upselling,' analyze the potential impact of remodels and their return on investment, and the latest options for the kitchen and bath.

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Frigidaire Builder Solutions

Electrolux and Frigidaire offer a wide range of appliances and kitchen packages to meet every type of consumer and budget, helping builders to sell more homes and increase project delivery.

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Electrolux Builder Solutions

Kitchens continue to sell homes and choosing appliances that are multifunctional, hardworking and at multiple price points can be a challenge.
Discover how Electrolux is rising above those challenges to meet your needs and the needs of the homebuyer.

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Value by Design

Today, the on-site, DIY approach to wood concrete forming fabrication is rapidly giving way to the precision, convenience, and speed of ready-made, turnkey systems.
Read the following 10 reasons why contractors for structural forming, road and bridge, and water treatment projects nationwide are teaming up with UFP for their forming needs.

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An Introduction to Electrochromic Glass: What It is and How It Works (Print Course)

Electrochromic glass is a smart solution for buildings in which solar control is a challenge, including classroom settings, healthcare facilities, commercial offices, retail spaces, museums and cultural institutions. Interior spaces featuring an atrium or skylights also benefit from the use of smart glass. Electrochromic glass maintains access to daylight and outdoor views, which are linked to faster rates of learning and patient recovery, improved emotional wellness, increased productivity and reduced employee absenteeism. Not only does electrochromic glass offer design flexibility and occupant benefits, it also contributes to sustainability goals and energy savings.

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Data Drives Everything: The Value of Accurate Cost Data

Accurate construction cost data, coupled with in-house data, can mitigate harmful trends or other external factors to maximize opportunity. It can offer valuable insight into budgets, estimates, and scheduling; it also takes into account political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors to help reduce risk and create well-informed bids. Accurate construction cost data further facilitates value engineering and avoiding cost overruns. The value of construction cost data from expert third parties can be seen in every stage of a project’s lifecycle.

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