ACEC Coalitions

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Following | 36 Followers | @ACECCoalitions | ACEC's Professional Communities — coalitions and forums — provide homes for like-minded individuals from across the A/E/C industry who are seeking resources for information-sharing, best practices, and networking. Please note that none of the articles have been written or produced by the ACEC office; this digest serves solely as a web content aggregator of information pertaining to the Coalitions and their discipline and business interests.

Why Your Field Support Employees Need to Become Coaches

Story Highlights<p>Field support employees link the head office and each restaurant<br>• Field support should measure and recognize high performance in their …

The Biggest Mistake Small-Business Owners Make

Many people who decide to open up a new business see it as a way for them to be able to do the work that they are passionate about. For example, a chiropractor or a lawyer opens her own practice so that she can do the chiropractor work or legal work that she loves. Essentially, most people looking …

Small Business

The common exclusion in professional liability that specialists know how to catch

Specialists in professional liability insurance are jacks of all trades, working with a mixed bag of coverages, from intellectual property on patent …

Drone Usage in Construction Increased 239 Percent, Year Over Year

UAVs are changing the world, one industry at a time.<p>Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images<p>Marco MargaritoffView Marco Margaritoff's Articles<p>…

uavs

The hottest housing market in the US is up 13% and now may be headed for a crash

Seattle-area real estate agent Jerry Martin said he first entered the business in 1977, which means he remembers the days of double-digit mortgage …

Real Estate

FAA’s Safety Rules for Commercial Drones Are Overly Strict, Report Says

Report concludes agency should peg drone safety to hazards such as those posed by small private-plane crashes or pedestrian-vehicle accidents<p>The commercial drone industry is being stifled by unnecessarily stringent federal safety rules enforced by regulators who frequently pay only lip service to …

FAA

Report: Design-build to deliver almost half of US projects by 2021

Design-bid-build (DBB) is the most widely used project delivery method in the United States, according to the Lean Construction Institute of America …

Project Management

Smarter, Safer Bridges With Sensors

Along with flying cars and instantaneous teleportation, smart bridges, roads and subway lines that can send out warnings when they’re damaged are …

Engineering

Top Renewable Energy Financiers Reveal Pathway To $1 Trillion In U.S. Investment

Spurred by wind and solar sector growth, investment in America’s renewable energy industry exceeded $40 billion in 2017 according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, and is tracking close to the same amount in 2018, showing surprising resilience despite policy headwinds.<p>While the industry’s continued …

Renewable Energy

Impact of BIM Execution Plan (BEP) Adoption for MEP Firms | TrueCADD

BIM is all the industry rage and millennial constructors having mobile devices in hand having ready to access building models is making the process …

Engineering