Technology advancements can often lead to increased efficiencies that boost business growth. But it’s important to know what to pay attention to and learn how to implement these advances in a way that makes sense for your organization. Here are some of the top tech trends for construction companies to pay attention to in 2020.
- VR and AR: Virtual reality and augmented reality are enhancing design in a big way. Businesses have seen interactive design make an impact on several areas of their business, including finding errors in HVAC systems or helping improve modeling and even visualization. Additionally, it helps develop a permanent record of building and gives clients a better way to explore design before construction.
- 3D printing: 3D printing allows businesses to prefabricate materials office or develop them on-site, both of which help drive labor and material costs down. It also prevents waste and isn’t restricted by the labor availability of the workforce. Some companies have even started 3D printing with concrete. While 3D printing is not yet widely used, its growth and increased accessibility with continue to impact the industry.
- Robotics: Robotics can help assist supervised human tasks such as bricklaying and road construction. They can even help with demolition jobs. A mix of robotic and manual labor leads to higher quality completion of projects as well as safer job sites.
- Modular and prefabricated construction: While modular building and prefab construction aren’t new a concept, the ability to create these components more quickly will be driven by increased technological advancements. Taking advantage of these tech-driven methods will increase business capabilities for many companies.
These tech advances will lead to huge benefits for businesses and customers alike, including better safety equipment, better material costs, and increased sustainability. To capitalize on these critical components of a growing and competitive business, you’ll need talented tech candidates to help you grow and apply these technologies in the ways that best benefit your organization.
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