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Construction project management

Before You Start Building, Here’s What You Need to Know 

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Construction project management combines the expertise and skills of the construction industry with the responsibilities of a project manager. Over the years, trends in the construction industry have been changing, and project managers will need to constantly improve their abilities and skills to be able to stay up-to-date. Construction planning is both an important and challenging activity in the management and execution of any project. It involves a range of activities such as choice of technology, the estimation of the resources required, the definition of the work tasks, duration of the works, and much more. Having a good construction plan will help you with the budgeting and scheduling of […]
Construction Project

How Inspection Can Save Your Construction Project

Once your project moves from permitting and siting into construction, you will still have to satisfy a gamut of local, state, and federal environmental regulations. Construction projects usually involve the co-ordination of a great number people, components, and materials. Construction compliance poses a major challenge in the building industry. The number and reach of relevant construction regulations is quite extensive, covering fields as diverse as health and safety of construction workers, the legality of construction contracts, and the efficacy of building materials and products. Regular inspections are a vital part of the construction process because they ensure the work in […]
Electrical-Inspection-Checklist

Home Electrical Inspection Checklist

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What is electricity? It is a form of energy that is generated or occurs naturally to produce the movement of electrons. The electrical system of any building contains that most potential safety hazard to occupants. Therefore, you should never attempt to fix a faulty electrical circuit. Leave it to the professionals! An electrical home inspection is not only important for the safety of your home, but also helps in saving energy and reducing utility costs. Moreover, it will help you recognize the common electrical mistakes made by previous DIY homeowners or contractors. At Arnold Investigative Engineering, we recommend electrical inspections […]
Commercial-Building-Inspection

What is a Consulting Engineer?

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Consulting engineering, by definition, is a professional service that provides expertise in engineering, science, and other related areas to construction firms, developers, industries, and governments. A consulting engineer, therefore, is a person with high qualifications and wide experience in engineering who can design, plan, and help in undertaking maintenance of any type of structure. Each and every construction project has a specific purpose and mission to be achieved within a specified period and cost. To accomplish these, parameters such as complexity, size, productivity, quality, cost, and completion time need to be strictly evaluated. The planning and execution of these parameters […]
Building-Construction

Why is Building Construction Consultation Necessary?

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Are you planning to initiate a construction project anytime soon? If you are, it is always recommendable to keep in mind some important aspects before starting the project, especially if it’s your first construction job. For the success of your planning, it is advisable to seek the assistance of a construction consultant. These professionals will help you know the best building practices and offer great insights of the probable dangers that you may encounter along the way. The construction of a house, or any other building, has been known to be a long and tiring process. By being the owner […]