New AI Tools Prevent Accidents & Delays on Construction Sites

Suffolk Construction, a general contractor based out of Boston, Massachusetts, is currently developing two artificial intelligence tools that can predict and prevent accidents and delays in construction projects. The first tool looks at 700,000 images of job sites from Suffolk’s projects over the past 10 years, runs them through an image recognition software to identify...

ALICE AI Assistant Cuts Construction Schedule by 15%

ALICE, the artificial intelligence assistant from Stanford University’s tech startup, Alice Technologies, is a dynamic project managing/scheduling system for construction projects. First, an experienced human construction scheduler works with the project owner, supervisors, contractors, architects, and engineers to create a “rule set” for ALICE defining the scope and limitations (goals, time, resources, etc.) of the...

Building Green: Get the Most Green for Your Green

There has never been a better time to build green than right now. That means methodically using resources to design high-quality, healthier, and more energy-efficient buildings. The industry is growing fast, green building materials are rapidly becoming recognized as a good way to save money, and utility companies and governments are offering some excellent incentives...

Important Considerations Before Building Your Winery

Choosing the right partners and vendors is one of the most important steps for any successful construction project. This is especially true for wineries. Whether you’re building your winery from the ground-up or renovating and expanding your existing facility to increase capacity, selecting a contractor and lender that specialize in working with wineries and vineyards...