Industry News

OneDek is a revolutionary insulated panel composite for low-slope and flat roof applications. By producing the insulation and the steel substrate at the factory, OneDek panels eliminate the need to add insulation on the job site.

New chemicals giant DowDuPont has realigned some of its businesses within two of the three intended independent companies: Materials Science, Specialty Products, and Agriculture.

Icynene U.S. Holding Corp. and Lapolla Industries Inc. today announced the completion of their previously announced merger. The combined company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of spray foam polyurethane foam insulation products.

A new statute modifies the process in which the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) of Pennsylvania is reviewed and adopted within that State. The review cycle for codes moves from 36 months to a 54-month review cycle from the publication of the base code (I-Codes).

On October 31, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb approved the re-adoption of that state's energy code, which is ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2007. 

The Task Force Chair and Vice Chair pushed for adoption at the November meeting, as the trade associations had already worked out many compromises, and further delays make the path to full adoption on January 1, 2019 more difficult. 

The December edition of The Market Place is now available here: http://digital.sbcmag.info/publication/?i=457647&ver=html5&p=1 

Shortly before 2am on Saturday, the Senate passed "the most sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax code in three decades, slashing the corporate tax rate and providing temporary tax-rate cuts for most Americans" handing Republicans a badly needed legislative and political victory.

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