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  • 04
    Jun

    What is the Future of the US Construction Industry? The Future is Bright and Clear

    ELFF, the Equipment Leasing, and Finance Foundation are regarded as one of the industry’s main stakeholders and they’ve proved their worth with the recently released report tagged Vertical Market Outlook Series- Construction. The summary of this report is that the commercial construction market will enjoy sustained growth. This report...

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  • 04
    Jun

    Home Addition: What to Consider Before Starting A project?

    Thinking of a way to increase the square footage of your home? A home addition is what you need. Generally, home additions are easier to undertake when compared to home remodeling. If planned and executed appropriately, it can also substantially increase the value of your home. There are endless...

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  • 03
    Jun

    Energy Efficiency Opportunity for Multifamily Housing

    Annually, over $20 million is spent on energy for the different types of buildings such as apartments and condos that exist in the United States. There are over 18 million of these types of buildings in the United States with over half of them being rented by tenants. Tenants...

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  • 31
    May

    Remodeling your home in California

    According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), over $200 billion is spent on home remodeling projects yearly. This figure is very probable considering the numerous home remodeling projects in California and other parts of the United States. There are different reasons homeowners undertake a remodeling project. Some...

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  • 28
    May

    Comparing Investment in Multi-Family Homes and Single-Family Homes in California

    When it comes to property investment in California, it is relatively easier to just focus on deals that lie within your niche. While this might look effective, in reality, it shrinks the pool of opportunities you can take advantage of and this reduces your chances of potentially; Diversifying your...

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  • 23
    May

    Architectural House Plans

    Before building a house, an architectural house plan is one of the necessary plans that must be designed. This architectural plan is used to show the design, specifications, and time-planning of a building. There exist a plethora of architectural house plans based on the millions of home designs we...

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  • 21
    May

    Types of home additions and their benefits

    As families continue to expand in the California area, they are outgrowing their home space. What is even worse is that some of these families are deciding to grapple with the little space they cannot fit in or are considering remodeling their entire houses. Other families are even considering...

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  • 15
    May

    The Role of Structural Engineers in Single Family Home Renovation in California

    Most of the time, when single families grow tired of their home outlook or wish to modify their homes to meet new requirements, they opt for a single-family home renovation. California is well known for keeping up with the latest trends when it comes to home renovation. Due to...

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  • 08
    May

    Improve Quality of Home Remodeling in California

    After making the decision to undertake a home remodeling project in California, most homeowners become over-enthusiastic and rush into getting things done. Most of the time, they end up being disappointed either because their budget gets exhausted half-way into the project or because their remodeled home doesn’t meet up...

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  • 01
    May

    Efficiency and cost effectiveness in architectural design and construction

    As more and more people consider building their own houses, efficient and cost-effective architectural design and construction are becoming a growing concern. The reason is when a construction project goes above the anticipated budget or off schedule, it can be a disaster. Some of the negative impacts experienced in...

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  • 24
    Apr

    How to modernize your home – Best Modern home Design Tips

    If you’re tired of the architecture of your traditional home design in California, not to worry, there’s actually something you can do about it. Modernizing your home will transform your traditional home, giving it a state-of-the-art design that goes along with the current trend. However, the process of modernizing...

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  • 17
    Apr

    The Power of BIM in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    The modern-day architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry are confronting enormous institutional and technological shifts, for instance, the growing demand for proper application of sustainable practices and the ever-increasing utilization of information technology. Therefore, civil and structural engineers, architects and other relevant construction professionals must adapt and be capable...

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  • 09
    Apr

    What is 3D Architectural Visualization?

    3D Architectural visualization comes in a variety of formats and technologies. It is basically used to visualize spaces before the construction takes place. 3D Renderings, 3D animations, 360 videos and panoramas, walk-through and fly-around clips give you a comprehensive vision of their project before construction starts. Predictions by experts...

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  • 02
    Apr

    Structural behavior of lateral load resisting systems with structural membranes

    When designing a structure, there are two major loads to consider; the gravity load and the lateral load. While gravity load generally acts downward, a lateral load is considered to act in the horizontal (or sideways) direction. Lateral load manifests through wind and earthquakes. It is of utmost importance...

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  • 30
    Mar

    Why going with Pre-Drawn House plans?

    These days, Pre-Drawn, or stock, ready-made house plans have become more popular among the homeowners. A new home is an essential point for many families as it will be the place their children will grow up. So it should be comfortable, spacious, aesthetic, and full of life and joy....

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  • 27
    Mar

    Loft conversion Ideas to suit the budget

    In this post, we are going to explore the best loft conversion ideas from the cheapest to most expensive. A home extension is a great way to increase space. However, when constrained by money, a loft conversion can be the best way to get additional space on your property....

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  • 20
    Mar

    How Can 3D Rendering Revolutionize Interior Design?

    The interior design industry has made significant progress over the years. This is largely attributed to major improvements in 3D rendering technology. Suffice it to say that offering 3D rendered interior designs to the average client out there has become a norm in the industry. What factors do you...

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  • 20
    Mar

    How to overcome challenges of Building Technology by BIM (Building Information Modelling)

    When constructing buildings, many things can go wrong. Accidents can occur on the site, damages can be done to the equipment, errors or incomplete planning, etc. The possibility of such errors is greatly magnified when constructing more complex buildings, either due to the gigantic size or the delicacy of...

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  • 16
    Mar

    Home extension Ideas | Ways to extend your home

    For most of us, irrespective of where we’re living currently, we always seek ways in which we can make our home more comfortable. This can be because of an increase in the family size (a new-born, relative or even a house worker being added to the family) or a...

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  • 15
    Mar

    Can Point Cloud Technology Really Be Useful to Your Renovation Project?

    Are you wondering how point cloud technology could be of tremendous help to your renovation project? Well, the point cloud is useful in renovation projects, especially where the original records of both the architectural drawings and measurements are not available. So, to understand this premise, we need a clear...

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