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OSHA cited A.C. Castle and Provencher as a single employer in April 2015 due to the highly integrated nature of their work operations, including common worksites and common management and supervision.

The NFC supports OSHA’s first Safe and Sound campaign in 2017 in a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs as a campaign co-sponsor.

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), 60% of all fatal electrical injuries in 2015 occurred in the construction industry.

Overall, there are more builders reporting installing thicker foam (60%) on their homes than thinner (40%). And, interestingly, colder climate alone does not seem to dictate when a thicker foam is used by builders.

President Trump moved Tuesday to unravel a host of energy regulations imposed by his predecessor, targeting in particular the Obama administration’s signature program that was intended to curb carbon emissions.

The following state legislatures took action on bills that may have an impact on the energy efficiency of buildings.

A recent project called for building-envelope protection in the form of StoTherm ci Essence, which combines exterior insulation protection with a StoGuard waterproof air barrier for protection against moisture intrusion.

This concrete house, by Vietnam's Vo Trong Nghia Architects, keeps three generations of the same family naturally cool in tropical Ho Chi Minh City using clever passive design.

Ideal for application in residential and commercial buildings of all types, Lapolla’s new FOAM-LOK 500 is low density and provides high-yield benefits.