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DYK- Building Performance Data

DYK- Building Performance Data

Did you know that the Building Performance Data (BPD) contains information about the building’s energy use, location, and...

DYK- Vertical Construction

DYK- Vertical Construction

Did you know that in vertical construction, such as commercial and institutional buildings digital technologies could...

Prototype Initiative

This blog introduces the BuildUSA business strategy called the “Prototype Initiative (PI).” It describes the PI’s core...

DYK- Smart Healthcare

DYK- Smart Healthcare

Did you know that due to rapid population increases, traditional healthcare systems are now unable to handle and...

DYK: Z Modular

DYK: Z Modular

Did you know that the Z Modular reduces construction time, guarantees precision, and ensures rapid installation. Also, a...

DYK: Houses Like Cars

DYK: Houses Like Cars

Did you know that assembly OSM brings auto and plane technologies to residential construction? A startup called Assembly...

DYK- WYZ Bulb Color

DYK- WYZ Bulb Color

Did you know that the WYZ bulb color is the brightest smart bulb? It is one of the most affordable color-adjustable bulbs....

DYK- Bioenergy Technologies Office

DYK- Bioenergy Technologies Office

Did you know that Bioenergy can help ensure an economically sound and secure future while reducing environmental impacts...

DYK- HP’s Construction Robot

DYK- HP’s Construction Robot

Did you know that HP now has a SitePrint Robot? The robot can autonomously print layouts on construction site floors and...

DYK- Masonry Detailing Series

DYK- Masonry Detailing Series

Did you know that the Masonry Detailing Series (MDS) can be used as a design source for architects and engineers? The MDS...

DYK- Construction Labor Shortage

DYK- Construction Labor Shortage

Did you know that in the construction industry the recent challenges have been finding skilled workers? In the second half...

The Joy of Building

The Joy of Building

This post explores the joy of the building process. I have always considered myself lucky in my building career. From very...

DYK- Housing Projects

DYK- Housing Projects

Did you know that there is a shortage of affordable homes? And it has gotten worse over the decades. It leaves the United...

DYK- IT in Healthcare

DYK- IT in Healthcare

Did you know that IT and digitization have provided benefits to doctors and patients? It helps patients make better...

DYK- 3D printing new homes

DYK- 3D printing new homes

Did you know that three countries built 3D-printed homes? In India, a single-story home was built in five...

DYK- Wastewater

DYK- Wastewater

Did you know that 62% of showers, toilets, and faucets represent indoor water use?

DYK- Golden Gate Bridge

Did you know that in 1935 there was an earthquake in San Francisco and it struck the region as men were working on the...

Sand Mandala Art & Building

Sand Mandala Art & Building

This post introduces Sand Mandala Art and explores the characteristics that it shares with Building.  Sand mandala art...

DYK- Air Conditioner

Air Conditioner Did you know that air conditioners can pose a threat to climate change? There are chemicals like...

DYK- Seed Drill Machine

Seed Drill Machine Did you know that there are many benefits of direct drilling with a seed drill? For example, lower cost,...

DYK- 57 Storey Skyscraper

Chinese Skyscraper Did you know that a construction company in China built a 57-Storey skyscraper in just 19 days? The...

DYK- Sand Mandala Art

Making of Sand Mandala Art Did you know that back in the day monks would use precious stone in place of coloured sand?

DYK- Air Pollution

Air Pollution Did you know that in the United States four out of ten U.S residents (135 million people) are living in...

DYK: Recycled Materials

DYK: Recycled Materials

Recycled Materials Did you know that all the materials that come from a building site for reuse are recycled building...

DYK – Green Floors

DYK – Green Floors

Floors Did you know that bamboo and cork floors are becoming more popular choices because of their resemblance to...

DYK – Compact Fluorescent Bulbs

DYK – Compact Fluorescent Bulbs

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs & Mercury Did you know that compact fluorescent bulbs have a small amount of mercury?...

DYK – Recycled Glass Countertops

DYK – Recycled Glass Countertops

Recycled Glass Countertops Did you know that recycled glass countertops are eco-friendly? Most of the finished countertops...

DYK- Customer Relations

Increase Customer Retention Did you know that studies have shown that 61% of customers tend to stop buying from a company...

DYK – Insulation

DYK – Insulation

Insulation Did you know that consumer reports say that heating and cooling costs comprise 43 percent of the average...

DYK: Buildings Kryptonite… Time

DYK: Buildings Kryptonite… Time

Did you know that 3 out of 4 construction businesses (77%) say they are happy with how quickly they finish a job, and a...

DYK: Rising Construction Costs

DYK: Rising Construction Costs

Did you know that construction costs for the 12-month period through the end of August 2021 rose by 4.5 percent, with...

DYK: Web2.0 vs Web 3.0

DYK: Web2.0 vs Web 3.0

Did you know that there are different versions of the web? Web 1.0 or the original version of the internet (Netscape) was...

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