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The Weekly show: Multifamily security tips, the state of construction industry research, and AGC's market update

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The Weekly show: Multifamily security tips, the state of construction industry research, and AGC's market update

BD+C editors speak with experts from AGC, Charles Pankow Foundation, and Silva Consultants on the October 29 episode of "The Weekly." The episode is available for viewing on demand.

By BD+C EDITORS | October 30, 2020
The Weekly show: Multifamily security tips, the state of construction industry research, and AGC's market update
The Weekly show: Multifamily security tips, the state of construction industry research, and AGC's market update

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from AGC of America, Charles Pankow Foundation, and Silva Consultants on three topics: 
• Video surveillance cameras in multifamily housing: Tips and best practices
• Coronavirus impacts and implications for construction
• The whats and whys of construction industry research





BD+C's Group Director Tony Mancini runs down the highlights from this week's show. 




Video surveillance cameras in multifamily housing: Advice from an expert
BD+C's Robert Cassidy chats with security expert Michael A. Silva, CPP, President, Silva Consultants, about best practices for security design in multifamily housing communities. Silva talks about the three "dirty secrets" of video cameras, and why developers and owners need to create a comprehensive security plan. Check out BD+C's AIA CES course on the topic:




AGC's Ken Simonson on coronavirus impacts and implications for construction
AGC's Chief Economist, Ken Simonson, presents data on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. construction sector, and its short- and long-term implications for the industry.




The whats and whys of construction industry research: Charles Pankow Foundation
BD+C's John Caulfield interviews Anne Ellis, Executive Director for The Charles Pankow Foundation, on the current state of research funding in the AEC industry. Ellis details the foundation's agenda and mission, and how it decides what research to fund and pursue. Caulfield and Ellis also discuss research that has led to construction breakthroughs.




“The Weekly” is a presentation of Horizon TV, the online broadcast arm of SGC Horizon LLC, publishers of Building Design+Construction, Multifamily Design+Construction, Professional Builder, ProRemodeler, and Construction Equipment.


The Weekly premieres May 18 on Horizon TV

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