Report: Nearly half of big AEC firms believe they are ahead in tech adoption

Dive Brief:

  • A new Constructing Design + Development review of tech adoption and innovation at the major AEC corporations in the nation found that all-around forty two% of these AEC “Giants” believe that that they are forward of their opponents in terms of adopting superior tech innovations. 

  • Even additional corporations noted results with employing new know-how. About 63% of AEC corporations mentioned they experienced a results fee of at minimum forty% on new tech innovations. Two-thirds of the key AEC corporations surveyed experienced employed some type of sector outsider in just the prior two yrs to far better assist with

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Report Studies ‘Credit Invisibility’ in HUD-Assist Households

It is really hard for reduced-earnings renters to shift up if they never have a credit rating, so HUD is looking at techniques to report on-time rent payments to credit providers.

WASHINGTON – A reduced credit rating or even non-existent (invisible) credit rating can limit housing options and work possibilities simply because landlords and assets management teams frequently use credit checks to vet possible tenants and numerous businesses do credit checks as element of their using the services of choices.

To support reduced-earnings households attain credit scores, the U.S. Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Policy and

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Dodge report: Modular and prefabricated construction boosts quality and client satisfaction, reduces costs

Dive Transient:

  • Just about 90% of respondents to a the latest Dodge Knowledge & Analytics analyze said modular building and prefabricated single-trade assemblies make improvements to productiveness, high-quality and scheduling as in comparison to classic building. 
  • For the two styles of building, at the very least 80% of the contractors, engineers and architects also claimed that they saw greater price predictability and consumer pleasure and reduced squander when in comparison to classic building. About forty eight% of respondents using modular building said they utilize panelized products, these as partitions or floors.
  • Use of the two strategies is envisioned to increase
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