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    Exterior Materials Series: Roofing

    Whether you’re building one home, or an entire subdivision of homes, roofing is a very important consideration. Since a roof protects a home from excessive moisture, heat, all types of weather, and..

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    Exterior Materials Series: Facades

    When building a home from the ground up, choosing the exterior material is a crucial step. Facades not only serve to protect a home from the elements, they also determine the home’s aesthetic. As an..

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    What is Smart Construction?

    Smart construction is not the same thing as SMART Technology, although it would be easy to confuse the two. SMART is an acronym that stands for Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology...

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    What is a General Contractor?

    The construction industry is full of moving parts. There are investors, brokers, realtors, laborers, developers, builders, various pieces of technology, different types of builds, different styles of..

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    What is a Production Builder?

    There are several types of builders and builds available on the market today. Understanding the differences between them will clue you in to what type of builder you need on a specific project. This..

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    Smart Construction Series: Cabling

    Smart construction is gaining traction in the construction industry with the innovations and advancements of SMART Technology. Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology isn’t all that new,..

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    Custom and Semi-Custom Builds: Know the Difference

    As a builder, you likely have a pretty good idea of the type of build your business is good at completing. You have a process that works and understand how to market to the customers you want to..

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    Smart Construction Series: Heating & Cooling

    Out of all of the many areas of home construction in which smart technology can be implemented, heating and cooling is arguably one of the easiest, and has the most benefits from a smart..

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    Smart Construction Series: Roofing

    When it comes to smart roofing, there is much more available in today’s market beyond solar panel roof technology. While solar roofs have obvious environmental benefits, there are other options out..

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    Smart Construction Series: Windows

    Smart technology in windows has come a long way from just double glazing, noise reduction, soundproofing, and energy efficiency. Today, many aspects of smart window technology that have already been..

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    Getting the Most Out of a Rural Build-to-Rent Property

    When most people think of real estate investment, they probably picture urban areas and large multi-unit buildings. As a builder or investor, you know that the world of real estate investment is more..

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    Using 3D Printing in Construction

    3D printing is nothing new, and while this technology has been implemented in numerous industries including aerospace, tool making, and medicine, does it have a promising future in the construction..

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