SBCA's Load Guide was recently updated to the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), 2015 NDS and the 2014 TPI 1.
You may recall the Brier Creek Multifamily building collapse (video below) due to a straight line wind gust of approximately 86 mph that went viral in early 2014.
There's a day every year that the Builder 100--a survey-driven rankings of home building's largest companies by volume during the prior calendar year--comes to light. Today is that day.
Simpson Strong-Tie now offers a redesigned prefabricated wood shearwall that provides greater installation flexibility for contractor
In Clayton Properties' acquisition of Goodall Homes, we see a disruptive innovation strategy playing out, two parts Clayton Christensen, and one unmistakably potent part Warren Buffett.
Diana Olick reports on analysts' assertions that it's over-regulated and costly home site approval processes holding back housing's recovery far more significantly that labor capacity constraints.