Housing & Construction

Since FrameSAFE first rolled out in March of this year, 23 NFC Professional Framer members and 12 Skilled Subcontractors have subscribed to the program. As this bilingual, OSHA-compliant safety program is being implemented across the country, the feedback has been very positive.

The U.S. Department of Labor has published additional guidance for workers and employers on how the protections and requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), affect the workplaces amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Of the 11% of American adults considering a future home purchase in the second quarter of 2020, about half (49%) are not simply planning it, they are actively engaged in the process to find a home.

As chief financial officer of Atlanta-based PulteGroup, Bob O’Shaughnessy drew the short straw.

In under five minutes, this video gives you a thorough snapshot of SBCA’s Digital QC program and why this new approach to in-plant quality control will save you time while providing more qualitative and quantitative data.

Two new guidance documents were recently added to the CM Toolbox to highlight the benefits of having a robust, positive online presence: The Importance of an Effective Company Website and The Importance of an Effective Social Media Presence.

"Be Essential" is SBCA’s new social media campaign that features photos and videos from component manufacturers across the country to highlight the valuable role the building components industry has played in the lives of its employees during the course of this year.

According to NAHB’s latest Housing Trends Report, the share of Americans who are considering the purchase of a home in the next 12 months was 11% in the second quarter of 2020, essentially flat when compared to the same quarter in 2019 (12%).

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a new infographic emphasizing five key considerations for Remote Video Inspection (RVI) programs: procedures, communication, technology, verification, and completion.

SBCA’s Strike Force 5 developed a short survey to measure how production line workers come into the industry, what influences their decision to stay, and what they think CMs can do to attract and retain more production employees.