January 2014: Construction Outlook


If the 2013 economy were a horse race, it often trotted more than galloped.


Winners of Showstopper Awards at the 2013 NECA Show in Washington, D.C., r­epresent a broad...

The current economic climate in Washington, D.C., is uncertain at best. Last minute approval of...

An easy workflow delivers informative rendered results for an exterior site in AGi32

From simple apps for mobile devices that store product data, to more sophisticated, computer-based software...

A section of the tunnel from the back of the TBM

The city of Columbus, Ohio, has a problem. For years, untreated wastewater has overflowed from...

The drive to use technology to improve productivity and efficiency is not limited to factories...

On a similar plane, the evolution of digital technology has transformed almost every aspect of...

Studies increasingly show effective lighting promotes worker productivity and satisfaction.

Lighting strategies to optimize worker performance are alive and well. 
In fact, the correlation between...

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| January 2014
FieldAware, a field service software company, conducted a survey of more than 200 field service companies to gain insight into the operational challenges those service compani

| January 2014
The next function of electrical estimating software (after the database, which I covered last month), is having a way for you to enter your takeoff into the estimating system.

| January 2014
Before I write this column each year, I contemplate the events of the past year and try to determine the direction of the market.

| January 2014
Editor’s note: Jim Dollard is our new Code FAQs columnist.

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| January 2014
If the 2013 economy were a horse race, it often trotted more than galloped.