Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has urged U.S. builders to prioritize wood in green buildings. He made the recommendation after the Forest Service concluded in a new report that using wood in building products yields fewer greenhouse gases than using common materials.
The ICC and ASHRAE have collaborated to create a publication with the most innovative energy-efficiency requirements for residential and commercial buildings.
The 2012/2013 ICC Code Development Process will be the first to fully implement the change where the International Codes are distributed into two, 12-month cycles
A look at the inflection point in a housing market that's kept an economic pulse, where rent dynamics have run to the point where buying may make sense as opposed to renting.
Crow's Market Recap -- A condensed recap of the market conditions for the major North American softwood lumber and panel products as reported in Crow's Weekly Market Report (Oct 14).
NAHB issued a statement regarding the Senate action to reinstate higher loan limits for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration.
Republican presidential candidates let a great opportunity slip away during Tuesday night's presidential debate to explain how they would address the nation's housing problems.