The American Institute of Architects and ConsensusDOCS are the predominant contracts in construction today. It’s important to know the difference, here is why.
This “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” as it’s sometimes known, inevitably raises the thorny issue of how workers will be impacted by the industry’s increasing reliance on software and methods designed in part to mimic or even replicate jobs that, until recently, only humans could do.
Demolition produces much of the waste, and although many companies diligently separate their recyclables before carting away their debris, many don’t. Part of the necessary mindset shift is away from one of “everything is discardable” to one of getting maximum utility out of existing materials.
Construction teams are constantly in a race against time to reach their project targets and deadlines. It is no surprise then that if the schedule is poorly managed you’ll make mistakes which can lead to a loss of productivity, rework, and may even cost you your reputation.