Industry News

- Industry News

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.

- Industry News

The National Association of Home Builders has released a new monthly index that examines metropolitan areas that have shown sustained economic improvement. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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The S&P/Case-Shiller Index, a leading indicator of U.S. housing prices, delivered some good news for a change on Aug. 30.

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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.

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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.

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An economic outlook report released Thursday for members of the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) points to positive trends.

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The following organizations have been recognized as BCMC Build Friends, whose total in-kind and cash contributions total $1500 or more.

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U.S. manufacturing continues to slowdown as output and orders fell below break even but employment held up.

- Industry News

​For public and private decision makers, there were three papers presented at Jackson Hole that are worth a read.

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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.

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A Lewiston roofing company faces nearly a quarter-million dollars in fines for failing to protect its workers from falls and other safety violations.

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Now companies must add another poster, spelling out employee rights to join labor unions and bargain collectively without facing retaliation.

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