17 Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors

LIOR ZITZMAN | November 5, 2018

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If you’re like the average American, you spend 90 percent of their your time indoors. Furthermore, Americans spend a significant portion of their day sitting. According to Business Insider, 86% of American workers sit all day at their jobs. Studies show, however, that your indoors desk job can have many many serious health consequences, including a 40% increased risk of death.

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COVID-19: The Economic Impact on Construction

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How UK and Ireland Construction Companies Create Higher Trust - and Higher Profitability

Article | March 16, 2020

Trust has always been at the heart of the construction industry. Whether you’re turning up for a day at work at the Gherkin in London, enjoying a rugby match at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium or catching a train at Amsterdam Centraal, you need to trust that the infrastructure around you is well-constructed and safe. And of course, as a construction professional, you need to trust that your colleagues and collaborators can fulfil their commitments – so that projects are completed and everyone is rewarded.

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7 Ways to control construction project costs

Article | April 27, 2020

Construction engineers are driven to look for ways to improve everything from construction methods, the materials used, to the systems used to develop new building designs with lower cost margins and thin financing costs. Under those circumstances, there is a lot of pressure on contractors and designers to find more effective ways to reduce construction costs. BIM is being used by a growing number of engineers, architects, and contractors to make the design and development of structures faster, better, and more cost-efficient. BIM has been proven to help reduce costs and increase efficiency throughout the project lifecycle ranging from design and construction to facility management.

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Washington Goes West: GTC 2020 Explores AI in Federal Government

Article | February 17, 2020

The future of government will come into focus in Silicon Valley next month when experts from industries and government converge to discuss AI and high performance computing at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference. Following on the success of GTC DC 2019, GTC 2020, taking place March 22-26 in San Jose, Calif., will bring together hundreds of researchers, government executives and national lab directors to discuss how agencies can improve citizen services and advance science with accelerated computing.

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