Housing & Construction

Builders and developers responding to NAHB’s AD&C Financing Survey continue to report easing credit conditions for acquisition, development, and single-family construction loans

The American Wood Council(AWC) 2018 National Design Specification (NDS)for Wood Construction has been approved as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Designed to provide an easy-to-install, high-strength alternative to through-bolting and traditional lag screws, the Strong-Drive SDWS Timber screw is ideal for the contractor and do-it-yourselfer alike.

Cold-formed steel construction has been increasingly used as a safe, sustainable, and cost-effective way to meet the complex challenges of student housing environments.

The United States’ 25 most populous cities are on the verge of a crisis. In the next year, virtually every major city in the country will face a combined shortfall of more than 3.6 million starter homes, relative to expected demand from Millennials.

This video created by The Verge showcases how structural components play an integral role in the design and construction of a home that is more resistant to hurricane-strength winds.

In May 2016, OSHA published its new recordkeeping rule, officially named “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.”

Can you really dig down to the essence of a matter and explain it in simple, understandable terms?

OSHA is delaying its deadline for employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by one year until November 10, 2018.

OSHA’s new crystalline silica standard, which went into effect on September 23, has raised many questions for framers.