Built Different
Ep 5 | Data Driven Analytics for a Sustainable Construction Industry
June 22, 2022
In this episode of Built Different, Matt & Chris are joined by Gayatri Shahane, Data Scientist at StructionSite. They talk about how StructionSite is leveraging data analytics to measure the impact of the construction industry on the environment and propose solutions for reducing the sector's contribution to climate change and pollution.
In this episode of Built Different, Matt & Chris are joined by Gayatri Shahane, Data Scientist at StructionSite. They talk about how StructionSite is leveraging data analytics to measure the impact of the construction industry on the environment and propose solutions for reducing the sector's contribution to climate change and pollution.

They explore how data may be used to highlight how unsustainable present construction processes are, and show how to achieve sustainability across the whole construction life cycle, including the plan, build, and operate phases. Gayatri explains that, when properly applied, data can assist the built asset industries in moving toward long-term sustainable growth approaches.

They cover:

πŸ‘‰ Gayatri’s career trajectory
πŸ‘‰ The importance of sustainability across industry practices in general
πŸ‘‰ What sustainability means in the construction industry
πŸ‘‰ How StructionSite got into sustainable practises
πŸ‘‰ Measuring sustainability in the construction industry
πŸ‘‰ Data showing the current position of construction sites from a sustainability perspective
πŸ‘‰ Construction industry as a massive contributor to climate change and pollution
πŸ‘‰ Transportation that supports construction as additional contributors to carbon emission
πŸ‘‰ Achieving sustainability in each construction phase
πŸ‘‰ Utilizing more sustainable materials like HDPE (high-density polyethylene pipes)
πŸ‘‰ Energy and resource-efficient ideas for construction projects
πŸ‘‰ Water-based dust suppression system to improve sustainable demolitions
πŸ‘‰ Impact of dust from a sustainability perspective
πŸ‘‰ Tracking data points to automate manual processes in construction sites
πŸ‘‰ Reduced trips to job sites, saving energy costs, and lessening carbon emission
πŸ‘‰ Approaches to reducing trips to job sites to sustainable numbers
πŸ‘‰ Viewing job sites from home using StructionSite
πŸ‘‰ Real-time and historical production tracking
πŸ‘‰ Measuring the impact of structionsite on quality of life 
πŸ‘‰ How structionsite Data team is operating differently

If you're interested in how StructionSite is leveraging data analytics to discover sustainable approaches toward climate change and reduce pollution and waste, tune in to this episode of Built Different, a Podcast by StructionSite.

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And connect with Gayatri here:

πŸ‘‰ Gayatri’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gayatri-shahane
πŸ‘‰ StructionSite Website: https://structionsite.com

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