Buildings and dwellings should not cause their owners or tenants discomfort. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans spend 90% of their time indoors.
Today’s workforce is different than what it looked like 5 years ago. Baby boomers are getting older and new generations are filling more positions.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced a new line of Strong-Drive® WSV Subfloor screws designed to reduce driving torque, increase installation speed and nearly eradicate the squeaking caused by poorly fastened subfloor sheathing.
With the launch of its new website, www.trussway.com, Trussway Manufacturing, the leading U.S. manufacturer of floor and roof trusses, peels back the layers to give building professionals, architects, engineers and property owners a more complete story of the value trusses play in single- and multi-family construction.
Construction workers are more likely to use drugs than workers in other professions, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research at NYU College of Global Public Health.
Is a trend really a trend if it repeats year after year? That's a valid concern in the commercial construction world.
A recent article suggests few home construction technologies offer as much promise as panelization and prefabricated building components.
The National Safety Council is calling on employers to restrict cannabis use among workers in safety-sensitive positions – regardless of whether cannabis consumption is allowed by their state, in a new policy position released Oct. 21.