If you’ve installed long-span wood roof trusses long enough, you’ve likely experienced the “spaghetti” effect, where the truss members bend or buckle out of plane and make the truss very difficult to handle.
Atlas Engineered Products Ltd revealed on Monday that the company has struck an agreement with ZyTech Building Systems LP to acquire the bulk of ZyTech's manufacturing assets from its former Langley location in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
SBCA is pleased to announce it has hired three additional direct employees to join executive director Jess Lohse and the rest of the new staff in leading the organization into the future and supporting the association’s membership on a daily basis.
In this video, architect Steve Baczek goes on-site to discuss the benefits of site-built trusses, detailing their role in distributing the roof load and the aesthetic value they bring to a build.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced the opening of the application window for its Student Scholarship Program.
Associated Builders and Contractors reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded modestly to 7.3 months in December, an increase of 0.1 months from November’s reading, according to an ABC member survey conducted from Dec. 18 to Jan. 5.
After seven consecutive months’ job gains, nonfarm payroll employment fell by 140,000 in December as virus cases surged.
For years, single-family home builders have lamented that they can’t build affordable, first-time starter homes and still make a profit.
84 Lumber has announced two new promotions within the company: Joe Weston to vice president of cost forecasting & pricing and Rich Scalise to vice president of inventory management.
Virtek® is excited to announce the product name change of Virtek® Trussline® to Virtek® IRIS™ Truss plus a new release to the latest software.
Flat rolled steel prices have started the new year strong, jumping by another $25-55 per ton and taking the benchmark hot rolled price above $1,000, within sight of the record high of $1,070 per ton seen in 2008.
Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced the release of its Epicor BisTrack Global offering, the business management software for the building supply industry.
A trend of higher demand for housing in lower-density areas reported in the second quarter National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) has persisted into the fall, as single-family and multifamily construction continued to overperform in lower cost markets like suburbs and exurbs.
An important consequence of the COVID-19 crisis has been a shift in housing demand preferences, with home buyers and renters favoring lower-density suburbs and exurbs over the core of large metropolitan areas.