Industry News

Question: As our house is reasonably new, 2007, would it profit to spray foam in the garage ceiling to reduce some of the heat leaching in the above room floor?

The Meritage reNEWable Living Home project team will work together over the course of the next year, incorporating existing and proven technologies in a more cost-effective manner.

Both the NAR and NAHB argue that improving environmental and energy standards can add costs that make a home less affordable for the homeowner, but that may miss the point.

TAMKO recently introduced TW-105, a self-adhering rubberized asphalt sheet membrane with a polymer film on the surface and a removable split release film on the adhesive side.

Specialty building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC (HEW) has achieved a negotiated settlement with Georgia Pacific Wood Products LLC (GP) in a patent infringement lawsuit.

On March 9th, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) filed the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, and Rep. Tom Reed (R- New York) and Rep. Jim Langevin (D-Rhode Island) introduced the companion house legislation.

Lumber supply will likely continue to evolve in the near future, so it will be be important for all lumber purchasers to keep their eyes open for new developments.

A small group of component manufacturers and exhibitors are interested in organizing a bike ride at the BCMC show this year to benefit SBCA’s ongoing relationship with Operation Finally Home.