5 Construction Materials Used to Construct Durable Buildings

| June 28, 2018

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Since the dawn of time, mankind has constantly been evolving. Ancient Neanderthals took advantage of nature’s resources and used caves, forests, and mountainous regions as places of refuge. These natural shelters provided protection from the elements, ferocious predators, and rival tribes. Throughout history, mankind has also consistently shown its remarkable ability to survive and evolve. As groups of people migrated from one area to another, they realized that the need to construct their own shelter was imminent.

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DFW Consulting Group, Inc.

Since its founding in 1989, DFW Consulting Group, Inc. has operated as a full service Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering Consulting firm. Our firm has active clients in the major industry market segments. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail. We provide consulting services in Texas and throughout the United States.

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Article | February 10, 2020

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Article | April 23, 2020

There are a handful of pretty cool accessories for your smartphone that can be very useful to those of us in the construction industry, like thermal imaging cameras, in-wall imagers, and inspection cameras. None of those, however, help with BIM coordination, unlike a system that I just found from construction software giant, Trimble. Many different systems have been created in recent years to harness the power of augmented reality on the jobsite, with BIM the core focus of many of those solutions, but this system from Trimble is a bit different than all of them. Using an AR enabled smartphone, Trimble SiteVision combines hardware and software to virtually project BIM models onto the jobsite you’re standing in.

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DFW Consulting Group, Inc.

Since its founding in 1989, DFW Consulting Group, Inc. has operated as a full service Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering Consulting firm. Our firm has active clients in the major industry market segments. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail. We provide consulting services in Texas and throughout the United States.

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