Image: Courtesy of Zachry Construction Corp. Punch list drag and drop icons for specific issues by trade. Details in spreadsheet. Related Links: Hot-Linked Sites Bring Data Home Inspectors using Zachry’s 123 Punch List field-data collection system and Bluebeam PDF Revu to collaborate have pallets of issue icons, coded for common notations, by trade, which they can drag and drop onto a PDF of the floor plan in a shared folder. Preferences are set for frequent saving and refreshing over the Internet, so each inspector’s changes show up immediately. A function at the bottom of the screen translates icons into a
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.