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CGL Endorsements and Exclusions Impacting Defective Workmanship

Because of the volume of defect litigation during the last two decades, and significant changes to common CGL policy endorsements, many developers and contractors are finding that the pool of coverage they have contracted for is nearly empty, if it ever existed to begin with.  

Contractors Shift Core Business Processes to Mobile Apps

Among construction firm that have deployed mobile apps, 64 percent use them for inspections, followed by 38 percent for work orders and 35 percent for checklists.

ABC National Office Certified Under New Green Globes Program

The Green Building Initiative certified Associated Builders and Contractors’ 19,380-square-foot national headquarters in Washington, D.C., under its new Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors program.

Facility Expansions Bolster Construction Training

In addition to a new workforce training center in Alabama, new facilities are set to open in Louisiana and Pennsylvania in anticipation of higher apprenticeship enrollment.

EPA and Army Corps Seek to Expand Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

The public has until Oct. 20 to submit written comments on a proposed rule that aims to clarify the definition of “waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act and significantly expand federal control of land and water resources across the nation—creating additional permitting and regulatory requirements.

What Are Today's Young Professionals Looking for in a Workplace, and What Makes Them Want to Stay at a Job Long Term?

Three young professionals give firsthand insight on what makes them want to join a company and stick around for more than a few years.

The Evolution of Energy-Efficient Insulation

Fiberglass insulation has been used in homes and commercial buildings since the 1960s, and while it still works, a more advanced, energy-efficient alternative has been capturing attention and market share in nonresidential construction: foam panels. Based on a number of qualities, foam panels have proven to lower heating and cooling costs throughout the life of a structure.

New Contract Document Management Technologies Aid Productivity

With an online contract management system, contractors never have to be offsite because their legal agreements and forms are housed in the cloud, available wherever and whenever they need them.

Reduce Overhead Costs With Cloud-Based Communications

By simply using an on-demand app on any laptop or tablet, that device can be transformed into a voice, data and video collaboration tool that allows construction managers to connect with clients and team members across the country and around the globe.

3-D Scanning Increases Efficiency and Profitability

With efficient 3-D laser scanning technology, a time-of-flight 3-D scanner can capture millions of measurable data points in a matter of seconds within 4 millimeter accuracy at a distance of 300 meters.

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