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Building Construction Technology

Use the tabs just above to get information on finding books, finding articles from magazines and journals, and locating recommended web sites useful for this field.


Apps (little software applications) allow you to customize your tablet to do the things you like to do. Some of the apps listed are free, while others are fee-based. Additionally, some apps are initially free, and then require in-app purchases if more features and functionality are desired. Listed, you will find some app recommendations we have come up with through trial, error, and our own experiences.

ACC Library Services does not endorse any fee-based apps nor it is liable for reimbursement of any apps paid for by patrons. Please refer to the Tablet Circulation Policy for further details.

Safety Meeting App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Safety Meeting-Allows companies to record and track OSHA required safety meetings, accidents, incidents, near-misses, employee attendance, and much more from their phone, tablet, and computer. (iOS)

PlanGrid App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
PlanGrid-Instantly share construction plans, markups, photos, and reports with your entire project team, from desktop or mobile devices. Use PlanGrid during construction to track revisions, document progress, and manage issues and RFIs in the field, with or without an internet connection. (iOS)

DEWALT Mobile Pro App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
DEWALT Mobile Pro-Full-featured calculator and reference tool designed for construction pros. It comes with a construction and scientific calculator plus calculator templates for area, length, and volume, as well as estimating studs, drywall, and concrete slabs. (iOS)

Fieldwire App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Fieldwire-Helps contractors manage construction operations on commercial projects. The mobile application allows for construction foremen, superintendents and engineers to view plans, track issues, and manage tasks while they are in the field. (iOS)

SquareCalc Pro App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
SquareCalc Pro-Calculate the diagonal of a square with ability to input and output in inches feet and also metric. (Android)

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