Real Estate Developers

Can reach a larger number of suppliers and get the best prices for all their purchases.

Building Materials Suppliers

Can reach a larger number of buyers, expand their exposure to the construction market locally, regionally and globally reaching new buyers and communicate more efficiently with their existing ones.

General Contractor

Can reach a larger number of suppliers and get the best prices for all their purchases.

Easy Construction Program - Episode 7 - Advices for bidders - Part 1

The technical information has to be prepared very carefully as indicated in the tender document since it will be the basis for determining the pre-qualification of Bidders The Bidders may download Tender Document along-with terms and conditions. The Bidders are requested to submit their bids prior to the last date of submission to avoid any technical or other difficulty resulting in non-submis....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 6 - A guide for buyers and sellers of material

English Text: This guide covers the basic steps in the order you would normally experience when buying or selling any materials. Making the right choices of Buying or selling the material about which material to buy, which or which agent you engage with Know what you want by making a list of all the essential features you require in Take your time Never rush or be pressured into making ha....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 5 - What is the Main CSI Divisions for MEP?

The main divisions are: Division 00 of the CSI Master Format covers procurement and contracting Requirements. Division 00 is not part of the technical specifications. The purpose of Division 00 is to provide a consistent framework for providing procurement and contracting requirements for the project. The information provided in Division 00 is vitally important to the contractor and shou....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 4 - Material Selection

Selected materials shall fulfill the following criteria: The material should be described in the design and code in the designer’s documents and specifications to be used to achieve the required function. The material matches standards specified by recognized national and/or international standardization bodies. The material is easily available in the market and in-stock by relevant dea....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 3 - Material selection guide

Material selection guide: Principles that should be adopted to select a construction material/system Market Availability Manufacturing Quality Minimize the number of materials use (less variety) Make sure of spare parts availability Review product anti-corrosion methods Be aware of product Operating conditions Be aware of system availability requirements Review product periodic Main....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 1 - What is "The Construction Specifications Institute"?

What is "The Construction Specifications Institute"? The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is an organization that keeps and changes the standardization of construction pertains to building specifications. CSI provides a written description of the materials, standards of quality and construction requirements for the items included in a building project. ....

Durable canvas cloth with embedded solar cells generates 120 watts per square meter

Tents, sun shades, and canopies could generate renewable energy with Norway-based Tarpon Solar‘s photovoltaic canvas. The company’s flexible tarpaulins are topped with bendy solar cells from Swedish company Midsummer. Tarpon Solar laminated solar cells onto a flexible canvas to create a product with numerous potential applications – shade for a restaurant patio, a swimming pool covering....