Technology Evolution In The Construction Industry

 

Innovation is an important business strategy to ensure sustainability and growth over time. With all the challenges the construction industry has experienced over the last few years, including a complete shutdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no wonder that innovation has birthed exciting opportunities within the entire building industry.

The Tampa Bay Business Journal featured an article from Firmo Construction about that topic titled, “Improving client experiences: Technology evolution in the construction industry.” Despite global supply disruptions and labor shortages, they are excited about several technological advancements which allow construction companies to optimize projects. These include:

 

  1. Drone-enabled construction sites – Using drones to inspect projects has been common for a while. What’s new is “the addition of drones with thermal sensors and ground control points, which can enable construction companies to quickly identify issues like water leaks and concrete cracks.”

 

  1. Virtual reality and LiDAR scanning – Both “can be harnessed to draw a clear communication channel between the business owner and their commercial contractor….[which] peels back layers behind the drywall to function as a troubleshooting tool; the primary goal being to fix and correct issues before the construction phase even begins.”

 

  1. Value engineering and design-build – Together, both of these approaches are “used to solve problems, identify and eliminate unwanted costs, and improve function and quality for the project.”

 

  1. Technology on the horizon – Some emerging technologies include: a) Augmented Reality (AR) which automates measurements and visualizes modifications, and b) Robotics designed to reduce labor shortages and increase worker safety.

 

The Tampa Bay article goes into further detail about each technological advancement. If you’d like to read more about it, click here.

 

At Triple Crown Construction, we are proud to keep up with new and improved construction trends, and love being the designated Construction Manager for both commercial and residential construction projects. So if you are considering beginning a building project in the near future, don’t hesitate to send us a project bid and learn how we make every project a Partner Grade Experience for our clients.

 

 

About Triple Crown Construction:

 

Founded in 1991, Triple Crown Construction built a reputation for itself as a reliable partner in the hospitality and commercial construction industry by understanding and delivering on its partners’ expectations. Based in Frederick, Maryland, Triple Crown Construction strives to approach each and every project with the goal to deliver quality, service, and value, and is committed to raising the standard of excellence in all areas of its work. The company operates with a family mentality, a commitment to the greater community, and a desire to work with those who aim to improve their customers’ experience.

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