Building Technology

Orro Announces Google Nest Integration for the Orro Switch

Orro, creators of the professional-grade top-of-the-line Orro Smart Living System, today announced the integration of Nest products to Orro. As a certified partner in Google’s Device Access program, this latest Orro integration allows homeowners to have seamless control and access to Nest thermostats and doorbells from any Orro Switch throughout the home – creating a single unified smart home system with advanced, intelligent ambient control.


Resiliency | Aug 19, 2021

White paper outlines cost-effective flood protection approaches for building owners

A new white paper from Walter P Moore offers an in-depth review of the flood protection process and proven approaches.

Wood | Jun 10, 2021

Three AEC firms launch a mass timber product for quicker school construction

TimberQuest brand seeks to avoid overinvestment in production that has plagued other CLT providers.

Building Technology | Jun 1, 2021

Orro Announces Google Nest Integration for the Orro Switch

Orro, creators of the professional-grade top-of-the-line Orro Smart Living System, today announced the integration of Nest products to Orro. As a certified partner in Google’s Device Access program, this latest Orro integration allows homeowners to have seamless control and access to Nest thermostats and doorbells from any Orro Switch throughout the home – creating a single unified smart home system with advanced, intelligent ambient control.

Coronavirus | Mar 11, 2021

The Weekly show, March 11, 2021: 5 building products for COVID-related conditions, and AI for MEP design

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about building products and systems that support COVID-related conditions, and an AI tool that automates the design of MEP systems.

AEC Tech | Mar 4, 2021

The Weekly show, March 4, 2021: Bringing AI to the masses, and Central Station Memphis hotel

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about the award-winning Central Station Memphis hotel reconstruction project, and how Autodesk aims to bring generative design and AI tools to the AEC masses.

Building Technology | Feb 10, 2021

Garney Construction trials new heat stress prevention device

The device helps to prevent heat injuries on job sites.

Modular Building | Jan 26, 2021

Offsite manufacturing startup iBUILT positions itself to reduce commercial developers’ risks

iBUILT plans to double its production capacity this year, and usher in more technology and automation to the delivery process.

AEC Tech | Dec 8, 2020

COVID-19 affects the industry’s adoption of ConTech in different ways

A new JLL report assesses which tech options got a pandemic “boost.”

Contractors | Dec 4, 2020

‘Speed to market’ defines general contractor activities in 2020

Contractors are more receptive than ever to ways that help get projects done faster.

3D Printing | Nov 27, 2020

The Fibonacci House: A test case of 3D construction printing

The Fibonacci House, which we have named after Leonardo Fibonacci, the medieval Italian mathematician, illustrates the potential of 3DCP and demonstrates how a complex design and challenging logistics can be solved through pragmatic planning and 3DCP technology.


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