E-Construction Technologies to Renovate Your Hotel in 2019

E-Construction Technologies to Renovate Your Hotel in 2019

In the world of changing megatrends, the construction and renovation industry is growing with the growth of the urban population of 200,000 people daily. Hence, accommodating sector is under a moral obligation to transform. The transformative efforts need improvements in upgrading accommodations more eco-friendly and user-efficient. Also, they boost economic development by channeling infrastructure.

Most of the construction industries have gone through tremendous changes over the last few decades; the accommodation industry has reaped the benefits of product innovations in the form of E-construction technologies. However, some of them have been hesitant to embrace productivity and opportunity fully. Hence, persistent fragmentation is leading to an unimpressive track to acknowledge the comfort and accessibility of e-technologies in hotel sectors.

A growing trend in industry

As mentioned above, the new technologies in construction and renovation have been slower to adopt by The Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) sector. The innovative miracles have been adapted to some extent on small levels for hotel renovations while keeping the overall productivity to the consistent. 

E&C has taken a conservative approach towards the fragmented industry historically; the slow pace highlights a significant scope for the need of e-technologies. When we talk about growth statistics, developed countries account for 6% of the global GDP while developing countries can account for 8%. The Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) sector uses around 50% of steel production with more than 3 billion tons of other raw materials, and 30% of them is used for the purpose of renovations. Hence, even a 1% improvement in the productivity of the process by adopting e-technologies is expected to save $100 billion a year.

Challenges in hotel renovations

The demand of e-technologies for renovation purpose in the accommodation industry is very high because schedules are overdue due to the shortage of remodeling labors and qualified contractors. The deficit is evidence that the opportunities for smart technologies exist to initiate industry trends and convincing stakeholders to recognize insufficiencies.

More industry players are now changing the way of the renovation as they realize the advantages of emerging smart technologies to bring into their operations. From different software, they enhance the molding designs, construction productivity, and renovating techniques that create cost-saving and efficient outcomes as reliable solutions.

Experts at King Essay believe that “The hotel renovation industry has never been readier ever before to acknowledge and embrace the innovations before.” Hence, below are three e-construction technologies to help you with hotel renovations smartly and efficiently.

1. Construction productivity software

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Smart technologies that increase productivity by bridging the gap of coordination among builders, contractors’ manufacturers, suppliers, and labors are essential to compete for a busy project like hotels. Quick timelines play a critical role in faster turnaround for more sales volumes.

Recently, an acquisition of PlanGrid has been announced by Autodesk for $875 million. It is a productivity app designed for iPads to help architects to call out all the paper hassle by drawing construction design process and install them on the device. This will lead the industry to drop the pencil and pick up the e-stylus to play with their creativity in design. It has helped experts to work in their correspondent teams over a million projects across the globe.

The innovations from Autodesk have taken a step forward towards integrating smart technologies to make it easier for the renovation industry efficiently. It proves that technology is valued and will be worthy for a long time in the near future.

Another venture named Hyphen solutions makes software for installation and verification for the renovation of small homes. Other enterprises like BuildTools, CoConstruct, Buildertrend, BuildIT, and ProCore joined the initiative to benefit the industry with a smart solution in construction and renovation.

2. Visualization, measurement & interior design software

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Design paralysis leads people to get stuck in the bombardment of ideas and information with zero shreds of evidence of success to take the decision. Moreover, design regret makes them demand for frequent changes throughout the entire remodeling and renovation process.

Tools like visualization software and interior design software enable designers and owners to visualize changes for their rooms offered at the starting of the project. Hence they can make necessary alterations to the software and finalize an approved look they may not need further changes during renovations.

Renoworks have developed Home visualizer apps to solve the problems of designing and interiors. It allows developers to minimize the owner’s design paralysis and design regret and prevent indecision. Also, increase efficiency throughout the project renovation and make you the exact end product when completed.

Furthermore, CertainTeed has designed an interior visualizer to let hotel owners to look at designs in a different setting. Royal Building Products’ visualizer showcases trim, windows, siding, molding, and doors. Tamko Building Products’ visualizer app gives roofing designing tools to get to the interiors.

3. Prefabrication & modular building technique

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The concept of modular and prefabrication technique is simple, in the accommodation industry; it takes a lot of time and investment to construct the whole facility and more time to renovate. These techniques used to create best guest experiences and enable developers to create pre-designed and modular components to reap the smart benefits of economy and productivity. It will save the high cost of machinery, tooling, labor, and logistics. By this, stakeholders can invest in backing capital.

There are multiple players in the sector like; Entekra, Katerra, Karoleena, Blueprint, Roboticsand Kasita, Blokable, Clayton Homes, and Factory OS that are competing to get on the top of the industry with a good history of technological innovation and adoption.

Amazon’s Alexa Fund has recently invested in PlantPrefab that is a pre-fabricated startup based on the architecture of Southern California. The software purports to create rooms faster within budget. Hence, if you are dealing with the renovation of an accommodating running facility, or you are an extremely busy developer, it can increase the volume and speed of complicated projects. Also, these pre-fabricated rooms enable you to build homes or specific places in factory controlled environments that can be built year round.

Manufacturers and developers have also started the debate on the popularity and productivity of e-construction advancements. The benefit signals a more accessible and broader industry trend to turn the tables. There are numerous partnerships and joint ventures that lead to acquisition opportunities to increase the interest of development over time.


Current industry trends are clearly directing us towards a dominating focus on developing new software to support the design and measure the environmental performance of accommodating sector. However, there is still a limited amount of recognition for developing smart strategies on renovations and improving the productivity of these processes. Hence, there is a clear need to increase the usage of e-construction technologies in renovations, especially in bustling facilities like hoteling and accommodations.  Like every other industry, the advancement in the accommodating sector is just the first step to make things hassle-free for both owners and builders. While there is a vast untapped area to explore to make construction experiences better for designing. We can only assume the advantages unless they are implemented.

Author Bio: Amanda Jerelyn is currently working as an Academic Professional at Academist Help. She has a vast experience of research in technological advancements.

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