As seasons change and weather shifts, contractors and builders should remain proactive in tracking weather conditions. Weather can have a significant impact on construction project completion, as it can cause work stoppages, jobsite damage, and additional costs. The Forbes Technology Council reports that weather-related delays affect nearly half of global construction projects every year, leading to billions of dollars lost in damage expenses.
Another factor to consider is that inclement weather events have increased globally in the last ten years, with catastrophic effects on the economy and infrastructure. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports that weather disasters have more than doubled since 1980.
As weather detection and prediction continue improving, builders and contractors can combine predictions with historical weather data to plan or adjust projects. But finding the time to research, compile, and analyze weather data is often the most difficult part.
TrueLook’s platform makes analyzing weather easy so builders can focus on the important things — like getting the project done on time and within budget. Continue reading to see how TrueLook’s weather data functionality can become an essential asset to your jobsite: