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6 ways Artificial Intelligence can be used in the Construction Industry
With many new technologies emerging to help address the challenges faced by professionals in the field, the construction industry is a constantly evolving sector in
Lagusnilad In Manila Set To Shut Down Operations For 4 Months
Thousands of motorists use Lagusnilad every day but this flow of traffic was abruptly stopped last May 2. Officials state that the closure of Lagusnilad
Foolproof Ways on Building a House That Stays Cool During Summer
Living in a tropical country like the Philippines means dealing with extremely hot summers. While it’s easy to crank up the air conditioning to stay
How to Keep Your Home in Top Shape this Summer: The Ultimate Checklist
Summer is not just a good time to go on trips and enjoy, it is also a great time to do home maintenance. The hot
Will It Happen Here?: Does the Philippines Have the Same Issue as Australia’s Looming Housing Crisis?
Currently, Australia is experiencing one of the worst housing crises experienced by the country in the 21st century. Australia’s housing crisis has been going on
Pinoy Builders’ Spotlight: Atty. Herbert D.G. Matienzo, LL.M., MPA., PCAB’s Executive Director
PCAB stands for Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board, which is a government agency in the Philippines that regulates the construction industry. PCAB issues licenses to contractors
Road Safety: Ensuring The Safety Of Workers And Commuters During Road Construction
Road construction projects do pose the risk of physical danger to the workers and the commuters who are always present around the construction site. That
Handling Heat Stress: 7 Ways to Manage Heat in Construction Sites
Construction workers are at risk of heat-related problems during the summer season. Exposure to high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion,
Q1 Performance Recap of Top Real Estate Companies In The Philippines
Currently, real estate is one of the biggest industries that is influencing the growth of the Philippine economy. With an apparent steady incline in revenue,
Cementing Change: CMDF And The Current State Of Philippines’ Construction Sector
It should not be understated how manpower is the ultimate driving force of the construction industry. Expertise and certified qualifications should be prerequisites for professionals
Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete: Is it Cost-Effective?
A common material used in exterior building facade panels, Glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) is a composite material that is stronger but more lightweight compared
Building Sustainably: Sustainable Materials For Road Construction
Road construction materials we utilize today have been carefully developed over the years to be sturdy, reliable, and durable. These man-made materials are designed to
WORLDBEX 2023 Edition Event Highlights
For construction professionals looking to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, technologies, and practices in the industry, WORLDBEX is a must-attend event. Held annually in
Rebar Corrosion Is A Serious Problem You Can Prevent With These 7 Effective Techniques
Rust stains, cracks, spalling, delamination, and exposed rebars are signs of rebar corrosion. Rebar corrosion is a serious problem that the construction industry constantly faces.
Green Building Code (PD 1096): What You Need to Know About Its Penalties
The Green Building Code (GBC) was introduced in 2015 under Presidential Decree No. 1096 as an amendment to the National Building Code of the Philippines
Top 6 Ways a Company Can Reduce Its Carbon Footprint
As the world continues to grapple with climate change, businesses are now under increasing pressure to reduce their carbon footprint. While some may think that
5 Facts You Need to Know About the Manila Bay Reclamation
Manila Bay is a major center for economic and tourism activities. Aside from being well known for its beautiful view of the sunset, it is
Low VOC Paints: Is This The Most Eco-Friendly Paint?
Painting is an important part of building a structure. The paints used in this process are commonly used to color, provide texture, or protect the
Bataan to Cavite in 30 – 20 Minutes: Bataan – Cavite Interlink Bridge to Start Construction this 2023
Good news for travelers and commuters! The Department of Public Works and Highways announced last March 14, 2023, that the construction of the Bataan –
Build Better More (BBM): Moving Towards Better Infrastructure
What is Build Better More? Build Better More (BBM) is an infrastructure program by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. that targets to expand the previous administration’s
Heads Up, Motorists: What You Need to Know About the New Single Ticketing System
Motorists, be on the lookout! This is what will happen to the 2023 version of the Metro Manila Traffic Code, which was created over the
Explaining RA 11285: What is the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act?
In the Philippines, this Act, which was approved on April 12th, 2019, lays out strategies for boosting energy efficiency and lowering usage, a couple of
Living in the Philippines: A Quick Guide to Subdivision Rules and Regulations
Have you ever wondered how you want to live in a safe and secure environment or ensure your property is in good hands? Some people
Circular Economy: Uncovering It’s Long-term Effects in the Construction Industry
It is no secret that the construction industry is one of the biggest causes of pollution and environmental damage. Because of bad practices that persisted
Towards Greener Opportunities: Is Eco Finance the Future of the Construction Industry?
As society becomes increasingly aware of the urgent need to tackle climate change, the construction industry is facing growing pressure to reduce its negative environmental
A Primer on Republic Act No. 10912: What You Need to Know About The CPD Law
Now that you’ve completed your degree, congratulations! You have earned the right to use capitalization on your professional credentials after passing the required licensing
Choosing The Better Home Investment: Home VS Condominium, Which One Should You Choose?
Have you ever wondered what your preferred choice of home was? Remember that pointing this topic out could even lead you in the direction you
Building Dreams: Five Young Celebrities Building Their Dream Homes
Many individuals rank having their own home, either via construction or acquisition, as their most important life goal. It is a significant accomplishment to get
Top 4 Key Infrastructure Challenges the 2023-2028 Philippine Development Seeks to Solve
The Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2023-2028 is the road map for economic recovery and transformation. Last January 31, 2023, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. signed
Amilyar: A Guide to Real Property Tax, Deadlines, and Payments
Owning a home is one of the biggest accomplishments a Filipino could have. Having your own house will offer your family safety and security. However,
Say Yes to the Venue: 7 Magnificent Wedding Churches in the Philippines
While June, August, September, and October are popular wedding months across the world, February is a popular month to get married in the Philippines.
Multigenerational Houses: Why Are People Coming Back Home?
Multigenerational houses are becoming hot once more. After years of chasing an independent life, many millennials are choosing to go back to their old folk’s