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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.

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Four new polls in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Maine indicate state residents strongly support federal and state energy efficiency standards and policies.  

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BASF announced that closed-cell spray polyurethane foam products have received hurricane-zone approval from the Miami-Dade County Building and Neighborhood Compliance (BNC) Department.

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The MiTek FastFit MKIV Girder Bracket has been designed to secure girder trusses to the side of secondary girder truss bottom chords.

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Using an OSHA-generated template, SBCA has created an alternate fall protection plan template for the structural components insdustry to use in conjunction with it's new step-by-step approach to truss erection.

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BCMC Build has partnered with professional leadership coach, Randy Goruk to offer a substantial discount (40%) on his book, “Sparks – A Business Fable” while giving 100% of the proceeds to the BCMC Build project.

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The return to a “normal” housing market, where supply and demand are in balance and prices are rising 2 percent to 3 percent a year, is still, unfortunately, years away.

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Most of this week’s economic reports that dealt with the consumer continued to flash warning signals.

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Mark Vitner, a senior economist with Wells Fargo Securities, is firmly in the camp of economists who can’t envision a turnaround in America’s economy without a sustained rebound within its housing industry.