AI Use Builds in the Construction Industry
Pros in the field call artificial intelligence the biggest thing to happen to building since the mobile phone
By Philip Russo, January 30, 2024
…”One early-stage AI contech company Fifth Wall has invested in is Trunk Tools, which uses its software to link on-site workers on a shared communications platform with management.
“We scroll through millions of documents that every project has, we go into the API of Procore, Autodesk, SharePoint and wherever data lies, and then we give all of the data back to the actual people in the field via text message,” said Sarah Buchner, CEO and founder of Trunk Tools. “They can send a text message to a specific phone number and be like, ‘Hey, what color paint do they use in the lobby?’ and within a few seconds we give them a specific type of Benjamin Moore and we give them a link to the request for information where this decision was made, instead of them going through thousands of pages of documents.””…