Industry News

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

Super Anchor Safety is excited to announce the launch of a revolutionary Fall Protection System that Installs with No Fasteners. 

Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) is pleased to announce the opening of a Building Materials Distribution center to serve the St. Louis metro and surrounding areas.

Given recent concern over combinations of foam plastic insulated sheathing (FPIS) with different types of cladding since the Grenfell Tower fire, it is worth taking a specific look at both the extent of cladding options available with FPIS and the important restrictions.

A Denver initiative on the November ballot seeks to sprout more trees, shrubs and even vegetable gardens atop larger buildings across the city, a move that would accelerate a trend that has been embraced by some developers.

Oregon’s goal, as laid out in the executive order signed last week, is to achieve net-zero energy-ready buildings as standard practice across the state.

Built Green is excited to share its recent study, the largest of its kind. The study compared actual electricity use in homes certified by Built Green and non-certified homes. The results revealed that in some cases, Built Green homes were twice as efficient as predicted!

Developers of single- and multifamily homes these days strive to make them as high performing as possible.

Doing so comes with considerable benefits for both builders and buyers:

  • Lower energy expenses
  • Healthier indoor conditions
  • Less maintenance
  • Higher resale values

Windows and doors play key roles in a structure’s performance as the largest openings in thermal envelope and are responsible for the bulk of conditioned air loss in a home.

Today, during the Communities and Affordable Housing Unit at the annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo, GBCI announced its adoption of the RELi standard.