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The Differences Between Residential & Commercial Construction

Posted by Compass Group on Oct 8, 2023

Residential and commercial construction can be distinguished based on these four factors.

 

Construction seems to be a topic that is easily accepted but hardly understood. Let’s talk about the key differences between two types of construction: residential & commercial.

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Topics: residential construction, commercial construction

Commercial Construction Costs 101

Posted by Compass Group on Sep 28, 2023

Commercial construction projects require careful planning and budgeting to ensure success. Understanding the basics of commercial construction costs is essential for both construction professionals and project owners. There are a few key factors that influence commercial construction costs and provide valuable insights to help you navigate the financial aspects of your project.

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Topics: commercial construction

Green Building in Construction

Posted by Compass Group on Sep 13, 2023

Using green building materials can benefit the environment and your company.

The general focuses of running a business have been fairly simple for many generations, such as making profit while maintaining a low cost of business, having efficient and successful teams, and following safety regulations. 

However, as time progresses, a new focus appears across all businesses: lessening environmental harm and the overall environmental impact of your company.

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Topics: construction technology

Ensuring Fire Safety: Understanding Fire Safety Notices and Total Fire Protection

Posted by Compass Group on Aug 21, 2023

Fire safety is a crucial aspect of building management and the protection of human lives. In any environment, whether it's a residential complex, commercial building, or public facility, the implementation of effective fire safety measures is paramount. One essential component of fire safety is the proper display and understanding of fire safety notices. In this blog post, we will delve into the significance of fire safety notices and explore the concept of Total Fire Protection (TFP) as a comprehensive approach to safeguarding against fire hazards.

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Topics: regulations, safety

5 best tips for staying safe on the job site

Posted by Compass Group on Aug 14, 2023

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries to be working in. It is imperative to rely on the regulations already placed by authoritative entities but personal measures are (if not more) just as crucial. Listed below are 5 of our best tips for personal measures to stay safe on the job site.

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Topics: safety

Artificial Intelligence in Construction

Posted by Compass Group on Jul 24, 2023

There is one thing certain as the months go by: artificial intelligence (AI) grows day by day. Modern-day advents like machine learning may enable AI to greatly impact almost every field of work. It has already created a ripple effect across all industries that either incites enthusiasm or great fear within members of said industries. 

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Topics: construction industry, construction technology

Building for Resilience: Constructing Hurricane-Resistant Buildings

Posted by Compass Group on Jun 27, 2023

Hurricanes pose significant threats to coastal regions, often resulting in devastating damage to buildings and infrastructure. As climate change intensifies, it becomes increasingly important to construct resilient structures that can withstand the destructive forces of hurricanes. 

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Topics: safety

8 Energy Conservation Tips

Posted by Compass Group on May 12, 2023

In an era where sustainability and energy efficiency have become critical concerns, commercial buildings play a significant role in reducing environmental impact. As energy consumption continues to rise, businesses must adopt practices that promote energy conservation and minimize wastage. 

Listed below are 8 of the top energy conservation tips for commercial buildings.

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Topics: construction technology, commercial construction

The importance of technology and people in construction

Posted by Compass Group on Apr 17, 2023

The construction industry has come a long way in embracing technological advancements to streamline processes, enhance productivity, and improve efficiency. From 3D printing and Building Information Modeling (BIM) to drones and virtual reality, technology has undoubtedly revolutionized the way construction projects are executed. 

However, amidst these innovations, it is crucial to remember that people remain the most important aspect of the construction process. 

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Topics: construction industry, construction technology

Construction industry ramps up for 2023

Posted by Compass Group on Mar 24, 2023

This month marks three years since the shutdown in the United States for COVID-19, and the construction industry has since deeply felt the effects of the pandemic. Labor shortages, supply chain issues, and high costs of building materials slowed both new and ongoing projects for quite some time. As 2023 rolls on, we have seen an increase in construction starts that bode well for the rest of the year to come.

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Topics: construction industry