The American Institute of Architects' (AIA) 2011 second quarter Home Design Trends survey shows stability in the residential market, but not the recovery predicted after an encouraging first quarter.
US demand for nonresidentialsystems is projected to increase over seven percent annually to $16 billion in 2015.
Superior Walls, a manufacturer of energy-efficient precast foundation systems, now offers precast concrete wall panels specifically designed for use in above grade applications.
Dow Building Solutions, in collaboration with Cobblestone Homes, announced the completion of a 12-home energy efficiency test community in Midland, Mich.
Total spending activity in the residential construction sector has been flat to date in 2011, with four month-to-month increases matched by four decreases.
Four new polls in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Maine indicate state residents strongly support federal and state energy efficiency standards and policies.
BASF announced that closed-cell spray polyurethane foam products have received hurricane-zone approval from the Miami-Dade County Building and Neighborhood Compliance (BNC) Department.
The MiTek FastFit MKIV Girder Bracket has been designed to secure girder trusses to the side of secondary girder truss bottom chords.
Using an OSHA-generated template, SBCA has created an alternate fall protection plan template for the structural components insdustry to use in conjunction with it's new step-by-step approach to truss erection.
BCMC Build has partnered with professional leadership coach, Randy Goruk to offer a substantial discount (40%) on his book, “Sparks – A Business Fable” while giving 100% of the proceeds to the BCMC Build project.