Builders FirstSource Inc.will locate a new facility in Bowling Green with a nearly $6.4 million investment expected to create 79 full-time jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced yesterday.
According to a recent NAHB article, open floor plans are popular among home buyers, and the design of new single-family homes tends to be, if anything, even more open.
A recent article by John McManus, editor of Builder Magazine, outlines the recent debate over off-site home construction, including both component and modular framing.
Simpson Strong-Tie has acquired CG Visions, Inc., a U.S. company providing BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology, services and consultation to the residential building industry.
MiTek has acquired DIY Technologies, a market leader in web-based design software for a wide range of home improvement and renovation projects.
On average, employees cost businesses the equivalent of three months per year in lost productivity, according to a new GCC Insights report by Global Corporate Challenge (GCC).
Continuing to frame roofs using rafters is the opposite of innovation. Fortunately, through the Framing the American Dream (FAD) comparison studies, we proved there truly is a better way to frame: structural components.
Here is OSHA’s list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year, compiled from nearly 32,000 inspections.
A recent controlled experiment in house framing conducted by the Structural Building Components Association has shown the clear advantages of framing with structural components over stick framing.