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Weekly Scrap Pile – Succeeding with Technology in 2015March 23rd, 2015 by
Now that spring is officially here, we’ve gathered articles for this week’s scrap pile with the new season and new beginnings in mind. The topics range from using technology to better your business, to which U.S. cities use the most air conditioning, to new educational programs for students interested in pursuing a career in construction.
Succeeding with Technology in 2015
Has your company fully embraced technology resources to help better manage your processes? Trends point to the growing amount of residential construction companies that rely on technology for project and customer management, billing, scheduling, customer satisfaction surveying, and much more. Read more.
Photo credit: 20-20 Technologies
Which U.S. city has the most air-conditioned homes?
Spring is here along with much warmer weather. So, now that temperatures are starting to rise, do you know which city has the most air-conditioned homes? Believe us, we were surprised by these results as well. This study by RealtyTrac looked at U.S. cities with over 100,000 residents and their usage of air-conditioning. Read more.
Photo by: ConstructionDIVE
Culture shift yields support for career-based education
Over the last several years, educational success has been widely viewed as a degree from a four-year university, but that mentality is changing. According to an article in Statesman Journal, “A cultural shift is changing the traditional definition of students’ success and also the way schools can help them achieve it.” Read more.
Photo by: Ashley Smith / Statesman Journal
What did you think of this week’s articles? Were there any you’d like to add? Let us know in the comments.