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The zHome is really a tribute to less sexy (and, generally, more affordable) technology.

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The NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) identifies metro areas that have shown improvement for at least six months in three key areas — housing permits, employment and home prices.

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Speaking to the Council of Forest Industries Convention in Prince George, B.C., Premier Christy Clark announced the creation of the long-awaited Wood Innovation and Design Centre, with plans for it to be the tallest woodframe building in the world.

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Universal Forest Products Inc. will consolidate its operations into two divisions from three.

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U.S. building codes meant to deal with disasters such as earthquakes or hurricanes but not both at once underestimate risks of multiple hazards, a report says.

 

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Jim Guest, a 35-year employee of 84 Lumber, passed away on Sept. 5.

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Although the U.S. housing market continues to struggle, many local markets are doing significantly better than the country as a whole, with some places virtually missing the housing bust altogether.

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The American Institute of Architects' (AIA) 2011 second quarter Home Design Trends survey shows stability in the residential market.

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Weyerhaeuser Company announced effective immediately that all of its western Oregon timberlands will be closed to public access.

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Recognizing ACC’s leadership role in advancing energy efficiency codes, the Foam Sheathing Coalition (an independent organization originally formed in 2007) has voted to become part of ACC’s Plastics Division.

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SBC Magazine is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, sbcmag.info.

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BCMC is next week in Indianapolis, IN September 21-23! Here's some excellent reasons to register, if you haven't already.

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Sentiment among purchasing managers at the nation’s service companies picked up modestly in August, suggesting that, despite other bad news, the economic recovery is not completely stalling.

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Neither recession nor boom, but a disappointing middling growth outlook demands that investors and decision makers choose economic policies carefully.

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With overall economic growth sputtering, the exceptionally modest recovery we have seen so far in home sales is likely to become even more sluggish.

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