Construction contract documents frequently contain a contradiction. The project owner and design professional include a number of affirmative representations regarding the job site and the nature of the work. This information is intended not only to inform bidders, but to encourage tight, competitive pricing which will benefit the owner.
Demand for green building materials is expected to reach $71.1 billion in 2015 in the U.S. market, climbing about 13 percent per year, according to projections that Cleveland-based The Freedonia Group recently released.
It is still unclear just how many states will follow Wisconsin’s lead and require the use of building information modeling (BIM) on certain public projects within their jurisdictions.