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In a recent SBCA podcast, Jeff Taake discusses the value our industry brings as an essential business, and suggests the COVID-19 pandemic may positively change the way people view construction.

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While shelter-in-place is common among most markets, they each have very different housing market fundamentals. The key questions to ask for each market are:

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its list of possible symptoms of the coronavirus, a step that reflects the broad variation and unpredictability in the way the illness can affect individual patients.

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While both Gene and Scott have noted a job here or there that’s been postponed, the general feeling in the South/Southeast is that it is business as usual—maybe better.

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The International Codes Council recently released its Final Action Report on proposed changes to Group B of its International Code, notably the International Residential Code and International Energy Conservation Code.

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Lighter building materials, such as wood elements, are less costly and more energy efficient to transport and handle on construction site.

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On April 20, 2020, Pennsylvania’s governor issued an amended “stay home” executive order that paves the way for construction projects to start again in the state.

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Since March 18, SBC Magazine has conducted a weekly online survey of component manufacturers (CMs), intent on tracking the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on the industry. 

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SBCA has started tracking the North American lumber mill closures and curtailments announced by companies over the past month due to reduced demand and falling prices.

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has created a webpage tracking the number of public health labs (PHLs) that have been verified and are conducting COVID-19 diagnostic tests.

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In this video, Sergio Rojas, owner of Vitality by Sergio Consulting, shares simple health and wellness tips on how you can manage stress related to COVID-19 and being quarantined.

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Due to COVID-19, various state and local stay at home orders and social distancing guidelines have prompted many employers to allow some of their employees to work from home.

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Since March 18, SBC Magazine has conducted a weekly online survey of component manufacturers (CMs), intent on tracking the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on the industry. 

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Robert Dietz, the chief economist for the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), recently gave an economic forecast presentation to the Virginia homebuilders.

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In the video below, BCMC Co-Chair Mike Kozlowski wants to assure everyone that life will return to a new normal soon and the BCMC Committee is still working hard to put together another high-quality and valuable show for everyone in the structural building components industry.