Insight

As the AEC industry continues to grow and expand, understanding the latest trends and applying past experience can help make or break your next project. Find information on various project delivery methods, advice from project teams, and tips tailored for specific markets, and more here in The Big Room.

How Lean Leads the Way for Prefabrication: Insights from Amy Marks

Reprinted with permission from Lean Construction Institute (LCI). Because her presentation was such a ...

Using Lean Methods to Find Process Improvements

Much of what I know about Lean and process improvements comes from two of ...

2018 ASHRAE David C.J. Peters Scholarship Winner

As a former senior vice president at Southland Industries, Dave Peters was one of ...

Tips for a Successful Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC)

From lowering utility bills to modernizing buildings, reducing maintenance costs and improving the building ...

Taking Design-Build Further: Southland’s Connected Solutions

At Southland, we use the term “Connected Solutions” to refer to our unique approach ...

The Evolution of the Energy Efficiency Market

Since its infancy in the 1970s with the embargo-driven energy crisis, when long gas ...

The Future of the Utilities Sector

Utilities companies are facing some big challenges today from both infrastructure concerns and new ...

Life(cycle) After BIM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a term known throughout the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and ...

Retrofitting Aging Healthcare Facilities Requires Patience

If you work in healthcare, the issues are all too familiar. Changing laws, advanced ...

How Not to Mesh Up: Six Mistakes to Avoid When Generating CFD Grids

Meshing is the process of dividing fluid domain into small volumes to solve equations ...