Peggy Smedley gives her insights on changes happening with building automation and energy management. She asks: Have you considered how interoperability approaches for building-to-grid will pave the way for transactive energy systems? If not, you should—and she explains why.
We are currently living in the dawn of the smart city. Peggy Smedley is joined by Carlo Ratti, director of MIT Senseable City Lab and founder of the Carlo Ratti Assn., to discuss what cities will look like in 20, 50, and 100 years—and what construction companies need to keep in mind for the [...]
Peggy Smedley walks viewers through the three most critical ways that Big Data is changing the construction industry, and gives helpful tips for how to address planning, forecasting, and monitoring, all this data.
Peggy Smedley unravels the word cloud, identifying what it means and breaking down SaaS (software-as-a-service), PaaS (platform-as-a-service), and IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service).
Peggy Smedley gives her picks for the top five construction projects. Which ones make the list? Take a peek inside to find out.
Peggy Smedley gets an inside look at the Ingersoll Rand QX Multiplier, and chats with Brian Pecchia, marketing manager for Ingersoll Rand, about the data that this particular tool can gather and how it helps with projects at the jobsite.
Peggy Smedley chats with Pietro Ferrari, professor and program coordinator for the School of Architectural Studies at George Brown College, about BIM (building information modeling), 3D laser scanning, computer-aided manufacturing, prefabrication, and the data that ties everything together.
Sandra Wilkin, CEO of Bradford Construction Corp., joins Peggy Smedley to discuss how small businesses can leverage technology to level the playing field and what younger hires expect when it comes to using technology on the job.
Peggy Smedley sits down with Greg Pestine, civil engineer and construction expert, Robson Forensic, about incidents that require investigation at the jobsite—and how safety can be heightened.
What do hurricanes, zoos, and robots have in common? Peggy Smedley answers in this week’s Tech Update, looking at trends related to security robots, disaster recovery, truck safety, talent management, and building automation at the zoo.