Construction & Development Articles

These Construction & Development articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Construction & Development industry.

November 5, 2013 – 1,364 views
Association of Construction & Development
Bad Roads are a common occurrence these days. Potholes can be found in several parts of roads in many places. Often, potholes begin small and later grow in size. This is probably why they are overlooked initially; nevertheless they can cause serious losses in the long run. Bad roads can also cause severe... Full Story 
October 24, 2013 – 1,462 views
Association of Construction & Development
The Federal Flood Plain Regulation ,which began with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, is more than 40 years old now. The main objective was to provide financial protection to the flood prone areas of the country. Most of these areas were located in Texas and Florida. The main objective is to minimize the effects of... Full Story 
October 23, 2013 – 1,370 views
Association of Construction & Development
Many people are taking an interest in the move being made by the state of California to adopt and use their plan for energy storage. This is being hailed by most environmentalists and people who are interested in clean technology. Today, the world suffers from an energy crisis. Power costs are going up while the usage of electrical appliances is continuing to sky-rocket... Full Story 
October 18, 2013 – 1,639 views
Association of Construction & Development
There are two document formats to be followed for contract documents. They are the AIA and ConsensusDOCS. Both these formats are quite popular and useful. Choosing the suitable format for a given situation depends on various factors. All these factors must be examined before making a decision on the choice of format... Full Story 
October 16, 2013 – 1,409 views
Association of Construction & Development
You may have heard about individual houses made from pre-fabricated modules. But have you ever heard of a residential building constructed out of pre-fabricated modules? Probably not. But that is exactly what Forest City Ratner is doing... Full Story 
October 9, 2013 – 1,323 views
Association of Construction & Development
It looks like Fukushima is not yet done with its share of worries. It was recently reported that the crippled nuclear plant at Fukushima in Japan has suffered another major leak. This leak is said to have spilled around 450 liters of contaminated water. Adding to the misery is the information which revealed that this water is thousands of times more radioactive than the permitted limits... Full Story 
October 9, 2013 – 1,491 views
Association of Construction & Development
Are you one of those environment-conscious people who make it a point to reuse and recycle? Are you planning to build a house that is environment friendly? Or perhaps renovating your house? In case you are, did you know that there is a lot that you can recycle from your construction site? This way you will not only be able to save the environment but also some money. Want to know what these reusable materials are? Here is a look... Full Story 
October 3, 2013 – 1,522 views
Association of Construction & Development
Wouldn’t it be great if you did not have to wait for months together for your dream house to be completed? Wouldn’t it be great if you could get it ready in just a blink of an eye? Well, that sure may be too much to ask for, but thanks to the hardworking researchers, you may now get to see an entire building constructed in just one day. That day won’t be far when you walk down to the office on an empty street and notice a couple of buildings around it on your way back home... Full Story