Today, thanks in large part to keener competition for buyers, rising energy prices, and stiffer building codes, there are a bevy of products designed to create and improve an actual thermal envelope.
The National Association of Home Builders has released a new monthly index that examines metropolitan areas that have shown sustained economic improvement.
Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's will build a 1.4 million-sq.-ft. distribution center in Rome, Ga., according to an article in the Charlotte Business Journal.
Total construction spending fell 1.3 percent in July, which was well below expectations. Previous months’ data were revised upward, however. Residential spending fell 1.6 percent and nonresidential fell 1.1 percent.
It is hardly a secret that Arizona’s housing market suffered one of the worst collapses in the country, following nearly a decade of strong growth.
NAHB announced the launch of its Improving Markets Index (IMI), a new monthly economic index showing which housing markets are improving in three key economic indicators.
The result of the 2009 policy change was a significant increase in the use of these tax credits, which led to remodeling activity and job creation.
An economic outlook report released Thursday for members of the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) points to positive trends.
The following organizations have been recognized as BCMC Build Friends, whose total in-kind and cash contributions total $1500 or more.
Taking more from a struggling private sector can only be justified if we think government spending will be more useful than the private spending and investment it replaces.
A Lewiston roofing company faces nearly a quarter-million dollars in fines for failing to protect its workers from falls and other safety violations.