The next generation needs to know about the new, tech-savvy leadership positions in the construction industry. Technological advances are increasing productivity and innovation in the industry. These technologies are helping contractors, developers, and everyone in the industry by reducing errors in the field, improving design accuracy, and making data available for real-time decision-making throughout a project’s process.
Did you know: 3D-Printing has been a concept change for the manufacturing industry, especially in the last decade, and is now innovating how to design/build HVAC systems.
What Is 3D Printing?
3D Printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a method of creating a three-dimensional object layer-by-layer using a computer-created design.
- The process works by laying down thin layers of material in the form of liquid or powdered plastic, metal, or cement— and then fusing the layers together.
The ability to print parts and equipment with 3D printers is changing how the entire HVAC industry approaches design. HVAC companies have fewer time constraints because they can actualize designs with a 3-D printer in a matter of hours.
A great thing about 3D printing is that it ensures construction materials are used exactly; there is no waste, as the printer can precisely administer building materials according to the blueprint.
STONEPILEllc—The Premier Choice for Construction Education
STONEPILEllc Online Construction College provides affordable, accessible, industry-disrupting Construction Leadership training to help meet the growing demand for qualified construction leadership professionals. You will learn construction materials, site construction, foundation and concrete construction, building framing construction, masonry construction, plumbing construction, HVAC construction, envelope construction, and electrical construction.
We offer a variety of continuing education courses so you can upgrade your construction skills!
- 282 – HVAC Construction: This class aims to train students to learn everything about HVAC and its systems. The students will be able to analyze and describe HVAC equipment and its purposes. Students will understand the basics of all HVAC systems and how these play an essential role in design and construction.
- 572 – Prefab Envelope Construction: This class aims to train students to learn everything about HVAC and its systems. The students will be able to identify and describe HVAC equipment and its purposes and understand which HVAC system/method to use for different types of volumetric and kit-of-parts modular buildings. Students will understand the basics of all HVAC systems and how these play an essential role in designing prefab & modular projects.
STONEPILEllc Online Construction College is a private online higher education institution that offers an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Construction, a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science in Construction, and a Master of Applied Science in Prefabrication, Modular, and Offsite Construction. Our Trial 5 Program lets students try five weeks of school at no cost!
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