Construction Brothers

Construction Brothers

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Eddie and Tyler Campbell are 6th generation builders who currently own a virtual building and modeling company called ABSI. Each week, Eddie and Tyler will explore ideas both directly and indirectly related to the construction industry. Thanks for listening to the Construction Brothers podcast! Find us wherever you listen! Links to all of our social platforms can be found here - https://shor.by/constructionbros


34. The RFI Blockchain
May 27 • 35 min
Eddie talks about one of his favorite history topics, The Civil War, and how that relates to the construction industry. Also we establish why Blockchain could help us answer RFI quicker! He has made the connection and walks us through how the changes and…
33. Keeping Glass & Glazing Contractors Safe (feat Steven Brooks)
May 20 • 40 min
Let’s make the robots do the hard work. Why do we expect glass and glazing contractors to lift heavy sheets of glass into place, and we don’t expect steelworkers to carry around beams and columns? This week, we talk to Steven Brooks about the Smart Lift.…
32. COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN (feat Todd Weyandt)
May 13 • 40 min
We sit down with Todd Weyandt of the “Bridging the Gap” podcast to talk about communication in the construction industry. Eddie brings an interesting find our way and tells us where we need to be buying running shoes for discounts and perks. Related Links…
31. Be Like Yoda & Sell More Projects (feat. Bryan Kaplan)
May 6 • 47 min
We welcome Bryan Kaplan of Construction Consulting to talk about relational selling and how, when done properly, clients can turn into a free salesforce. Storytelling, believe it or not, is another valuable asset to have in the world of sales. But first…
Eliminating Information Silos (feat Kimon Onuma)
Apr 29 • 35 min
We loved this conversation with Kimon, so here it is again in case you missed it! This week we sit down with Kimon Onuma. Kimon is an Architect, Building Information Modeling (BIM) specialist, creator of the Onuma Planning System and BIM Storm. Eddie was…
30. The House that Sears Built
Apr 22 • 35 min
How long has prefab been around? Turns out, a pretty long time. This week we dive into a quick history of prefab and go through the reasons why the prefabrication process needs to be used more. Related Links 99% Invisible “The House that Came in the Mail”…
29. HOW TO START FINISHING (feat Charlie Gilkey)
Apr 15 • 50 min
We welcome Charlie Gilkey to talk about projects and productivity! We redefine what a project is to see how many projects we are actually handling, and to see if we need to drop projects to make room for what is already on our plate! We talk about how the…
28. Backyard prefab office? Yes Please! (feat Mike Koenig)
Apr 8 • 42 min
Instant office? Yes please! This week we talk to Studio Shed founder, Mike Koenig, about his journey building up a prefabrication business that ships backyard structures all over the United States. Related Links Mike’s LinkedIn Studio Shed Website Also…
PODCAST UPDATE
Apr 6 • 0 min
We’re switching to Wednesday!
27. Be More Intentional With Your Kids! (feat Justin Batt)
Mar 30 • 53 min
Being a good parent is hard. Justin Batt, the founder of the Daddy Saturday Foundation, joins us for a conversation about how to be an intentional parent. He gives tips for how to create one on one moments with your children, and what to do now that most…
26. A Steel Fabricator Speaks (feat Sam Perossa)
Mar 23 • 46 min
This week, a steel fabricator speaks! Sam Perossa is the Vice President of Ogeechee Steel and has been in the steel industry for over twenty years. We believe that he has the ability to educate us on how to operate better in our respective fields. If…
25. talking ‘bout BIM baby
Mar 16 • 38 min
What the heck is BIM anyway? This week, Eddie and Tyler sit down for a conversation about their day job. Thanks for listening! Please be sure to leave a rating or review and follow us on our social accounts! SUBSCRIBE! Like us on LinkedIn! Like us on…
24. Uber for Construction? (feat John Reid)
Mar 9 • 44 min
What would happen if Indeed and Uber had a baby? John Reid of Faber talks about the gig platform connecting contractors directly to labor in a symbiotic relationship. Contractors get to cut down on their onboarding cost, verify laborer’s skill set, and…
23. Delivering the Internets with Frickin’ Lasers (feat David Smigel)
Mar 2 • 44 min
Beam us the internets. We sit down and talk with David Smigel to discuss how getting internet access to job sites is much harder than it sounds. With a wide variety of options for the internet, David uses the best options for getting the internet to…
22. Measure Once & Cut Once (feat Ben Blumer)
Feb 24 • 35 min
Measure, cut, walk, remeasure, repeat. If that sounds fun, then Ben Blumer of ShapeMeasure isn’t the interview you want to turn on. Ben sits down with us to discuss the automation of floor cutting, specifically stairs. If you’ve ever laid any type of…
21. Is There Really a Labor Shortage? (feat Todd Dawalt)
Feb 17 • 37 min
Is there a labor shortage? What are disruptions in construction that aren’t as noticeable? These were the questions we brought our guest, Todd Dawalt, this week. His answer to these questions are an incredible reminder of where your priorities should be…
20. Boost Your Team’s Productivity (feat. Ed Anderson)
Feb 10 • 40 min
Why is it important to plan your week out? Why are post-it notes important in the construction industry? What is fugacity? Ed Anderson joins us this week and brings the Lean approach to increasing an individual’s potential for being reliable in a way that…
19. Is the Best Bid the Cheapest? (feat. Mark Fly)
Feb 3 • 44 min
This week, we are joined by Mark Fly the “BidCoach”; he reminds us of where technology in construction started, where we are today, how we got there, and where we are going. We discuss how information silos are being connected and what we need to do to…
18. Prefab, Megaprojects and Recession (feat. Tyler Paré)
Jan 27 • 37 min
Our guest for the week is Tyler Pare’. Tyler works with FMI Corporation to provide consulting services to the “Built Environment”. He works with contractors, engineers, building product manufacturers and construction material producers to provide advisory…
17. Going Analog in a Digital World - (feat. Eric Reinholdt - 30X40)
Jan 20 • 45 min
If you enjoy going down YouTube rabbit holes like Tyler does, you’ve most likely stumbled across the 30X40 Design Workshop’s channel. The 30X40 channel was started by Architect, Eric Reinholdt, to give a behind-the-scenes look at his design process. It is…
16. Why are designers so scared? (feat. Josh Bone)
Jan 13 • 37 min
Josh Bone is the Director of Industry Innovation for NECA. We asked Josh to join us to discuss Building Information Modeling (BIM) and how it’s changing the way projects are built. Josh brings insight to educating contractors, owners, designers, and…
15. The Construction Junkie’s Favorite Things of 2019 (feat. Shane Hedmond)
Jan 6 • 44 min
What were the best/coolest things that happened in the construction industry in 2019? The creator of the blog “Construction Junkie”, Shane Hedmond, joins us this week to share! More about Shane - “Shane is an active construction project manager. In his…
14. Our Favorite Things of 2019
Dec 23, 2019 • 47 min
Merry Christmas! This week, we wanted to tell you about our favorite things this year. From tech, to books, we cover a lot. We’re going to be taking a break next week to spend some time with our families. We’ll be back to regularly scheduled programming…
13. How much are RFI costing us? (feat Ajibade Aibinu)
Dec 16, 2019 • 46 min
This week, we have Dr. Ajibade Aibinu, a Senior Lecturer from the University of Melbourne on the show! Dr. Aibinu led the charge on a research paper to finally give us an answer on how much RFI (Requests For Information) are costing us as an industry. The…
12. Whitey Tighties, Pete Rose and Cannibalistic Hamsters - Brotherly Stories Part 1
Dec 9, 2019 • 36 min
This episode is complete chaos, but we hope you enjoy it nonetheless. Our other brother, Andy, joined us in the podcast booth during Thanksgiving week to tell childhood stories about ourselves. Growing up in a house full of boys means there is a lot of…
11. Paperless? (feat Rob McKinney)
Dec 2, 2019 • 47 min
This week, Rob McKinney is on the show! Eddie and Tyler start this week’s episode talking about Tesla’s newest release, the Cybertruck. Link Here - Tesla Website They then interview Rob about how teams can stop fatigue that comes from massive amounts of…
10. Full Scale Floor Plans Using Projectors (feat Marian Rafael)
Nov 25, 2019 • 36 min
This week Eddie and Tyler sit down with Marian Rafael of One to One Displays, out of Melbourne Australia! Marian has been floating in and out of our news feeds with videos of people walking around an open space with projectors showing a home floor plan at…
9. Virtual Design and Construction Reality Check (feat. Benjamin Crosby)
Nov 18, 2019 • 36 min
This week Eddie and Tyler sit down with Benjamin Crosby of Yates Construction to talk about VDC (Virtual Design and Construction) and BIM (Building Information Modeling). Since Eddie and Tyler both make their living in the BIM/VDC world, it’s good to have…
8. Mani Golparvar & John Jurewicz - Reconstruct
Nov 11, 2019 • 43 min
This week Eddie and Tyler sit down with Mani Golparvar of Reconstruct and John Jurewicz of Wallbridge. Reconstruct is a platform that allows its users to easily combine data from various sources. All of your 3D models, point clouds and 360 videos can be…
7. Something Has To Change
Nov 4, 2019 • 40 min
This week, we springboard off of our conversation with Brent Darnell and give our take on how we can change the construction industry. From leading by example, mental health and a few book recommendations we cover a lot in this episode. Books mentioned in…
6. Emotional Intelligence (feat Brent Darnell)
Oct 28, 2019 • 42 min
This week, we sit down with Brent Darnell. Brent is a best selling author, speaker, coach, consultant, and emotional intelligence specialist. A few years ago, Eddie was able to hear Brent speak and was able to chat with him at a CURT conference. Eddie has…
4. The Hardhat of the Future (feat Jordan Lawver)
Oct 14, 2019 • 37 min
This week we sit down with Jordan Lawver of Trimble, Inc. Jordan is the Portfolio Manager for Mixed Reality, which means he knows his stuff when it comes to AR, VR and Mixed Reality systems. We discuss Trimble’s newest release, the XR10 with Hololens 2…
3. Modernizing Construction with Robotics (feat. Stuart Maggs)
Oct 7, 2019 • 27 min
This week we sit down with Scaled Robotics CEO, Stuart Maggs. Stuart specializes in construction robotics and brings really interesting perspectives on the building processes we use today and where the strengths of robotics are in our industry. Excerpt…
2. Automating Architecture? (feat. Clifton Harness)
Sep 30, 2019 • 34 min
This week we sit down with TestFit CEO, Clifton Harness and discuss the topic of generative design. TestFit designs building diagrams in milliseconds—so architects and developers can process deals more quickly. During our conversation we dive into what…
1. Roundtable discussion - Generations
Sep 23, 2019 • 32 min
In our inaugural episode, we‘re having a round-table discussion with our intern, Garrett Blackstock, about the differences in generations. Primarily Generation Z, which has been getting a lot of attention as of late. We try to unpack what to expect from…
Intro to the Construction Bros. Podcast!
Sep 16, 2019 • 2 min
We are super excited to announce the launch of our brand new podcast! Eddie and Tyler Campbell are 4th generation builders who currently own a virtual building and modeling company called ABSI. Each week, Eddie and Tyler will explore ideas both directly…