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CONTRACTOR: Are We Headed Toward a Tech Skill Chasm?
Originally published by Randy Marks, Director of Operations at ZELUS, on Contractor Mag, Are We Headed Toward a Tech Skill Chasm? The adoption of technology in the construction industry in 2020 hit a record high, outpacing even the most aggressive forecasts. In fact, the annual State of Construction Tech report by JLL found the rate of tech adoption reached in just the […]
Meet the Team: Bo Hatfield
This month, meet Bo Hatfield. From getting his initial introduction to 3D laser scanning to some incredibly memorable project experiences, Bo has witnessed a lot with ZELUS and continues to be an integral part of our success and supportive company culture. Without further ado, we introduce you to Bo Hatfield. What’s your role at ZELUS?I am the National Acquisition Manager, […]
CONSTRUCTOR: Adaptive Rebirth
Why embrace adaptive reuse? Not only can repurposing existing spaces net positive ROI for building owners, but it also preserves the historical fabric of the locale. ZELUS CEO Ken Smerz shares why adaptive reuse is gaining traction in 2021, and how 3d modeling and BIM technology make it easier than ever to reimagine existing spaces for new uses. Read more […]
Quality. Speed. Accuracy. A Study On Clash Detection
Rework has devastating effects on the cost and schedule of a project, with an average of 2-20% of a given project’s contract value going toward rework. And the time overruns are worse, at roughly 7-12% of total work hours.
CONTRACTOR: Building for Our New Virtual World
Many refer to 2020 as “the lost year” but it’s also being earmarked as “The Great Digital Acceleration”. Industries across nearly every vertical saw the pace of digitization accelerate three to sixfold in the span of just 12 months. Normally, this would’ve taken years to achieve. This was certainly the case for the construction industry as many suddenly turned to […]