The American Institute of Architects' (AIA) 2011 second quarter Home Design Trends survey shows stability in the residential market, but not the recovery predicted after an encouraging first quarter.
US demand for nonresidentialsystems is projected to increase over seven percent annually to $16 billion in 2015.
Superior Walls, a manufacturer of energy-efficient precast foundation systems, now offers precast concrete wall panels specifically designed for use in above grade applications.
Dow Building Solutions, in collaboration with Cobblestone Homes, announced the completion of a 12-home energy efficiency test community in Midland, Mich.
Total spending activity in the residential construction sector has been flat to date in 2011, with four month-to-month increases matched by four decreases.