Industry News

Starting in 2020, with the next cycle of energy codes enacted by the California Energy Commission, the bar will be moved up to the highest it's ever been for newly built homes.

Atlas Roofing Corporation recently announced a new partnership with Veterans Community Project, a Kansas City-based nonprofit working to eliminate veteran homelessness through transitional housing solutions and social services.

KB Home, the first RESNET Energy Smart Builder, is joining RESNET to mark important milestones for the energy-efficient homebuilding. KB Home recently delivered its 25,000th home in Denver and RESNET reached more than two million HERS Index-rated homes nationwide.

A new rigid foam insulation considered a fit for any vertical construction application where a high-performance building envelop is desired has been unveiled.

Lamco Forest Products Inc. of St Felicien, Quebec entered into an agreement with Intelligent Wood Systems Ltd. of Perth, Scotland to bring the UK firm's wood construction fire mitigation system to North America.

Metal connector plates and cold-formed steel components are manufactured from galvanized cold-rolled sheet steel (for a quick reference on cold-rolled versus hot-rolled, click here).

A shuttered Goose Island lumberyard could soon become home to a type of construction not seen in Chicago since the 1800s: a wood-structured office building.

Despite the impact of the hurricane, Houston remains the second highest volume new home market in the country, with just Dallas/ Fort Worth achieving a greater number of starts over the 3Q17 trailing twelve months.

Italian architect Renato Vidal has created a prefabricated foldable house that takes less than a day to install once on site.