MCAA/NECA/SMACNA Release White Paper on Project-Specific Loss of Productivity Analysis Methodologies

January 6, 2021

There is no question the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the construction industry as a whole, including the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) trades. The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) have aligned the MEP trades in a collaborative effort to bring to you and the construction industry this white paper.

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Find the Change Orders publication referenced in this white paper here.

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For anyone that is attending the MCAA Safety Directors Conference, I just finished an interesting session on Micro Learning by Frantz Belot. It would be interesting to use during early implementation for 2 minute quick reinforcement on newly learned tools.

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Sure, these robots can dance to the oldies, but can they do "The Robot" or the "Robo-boogie"? More importantly, what can they do on a job site as they gain balance and coordination?

Twitter feed video.Sure, these robots can dance to the oldies, but can they do "The Robot" or the "Robo-boogie"?  More importantly, what can they do on a job site as they gain balance and coordination?
Reza Zadeh@Reza_Zadeh

It's pretty awesome how dancing makes robots less intimidating. Looking forward to seeing more nontrivial Machine Learning on these robots. Credit: Boston Dynamics.

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