Interactive Whole Home Feature Now Available from SPAX Engineered Fasteners. Any builder who has ever struggled with which structural fastener to use for a particular application or job can now find quick answers from an interactive feature on the SPAX® Engineered Fasteners website
The Home Depot announces 2022 Innovation Award winners, including FastenMaster as a top three winner
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced the recipients of its Student Scholarship, part of the company’s Strong-Tie Undergraduate Fellowship program, for the 2022-2023 academic year. The 100 scholarship recipients are undergraduates in their junior and senior years, majoring in architecture, civil/structural engineering or construction management across the country.
BlueTape, a payments and financing provider for the construction industry, today announced the closing of a $50 million debt funding led by Arcadia Funds and a $5 million seed round led by Chicago Ventures. Other investors include construction industry executives, real estate developers, and Plug and Play Ventures.
Many major construction firms are now publishing both medium-term and long-term targets to reduce their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, outlining their commitment to support international efforts to mitigate global climate change. Though the carbon dioxide emissions from off-road construction vehicles account for only around 1.1% of global emissions, the International Energy Agency estimates that the construction industry is responsible for approximately 20% of global emissions when the production of building materials (cement, steel, glass, etc) and infrastructure construction projects are included.
MoistureShield® Vision® Cold Brew Color Highlighted in Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s 2022 Remodelers’ Choice 100
Oldcastle APG’s MoistureShield® Vision® Capped Composite Decking in Cold Brew is featured in Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s 2022 Remodelers’ Choice: 100 Most Requested Products. Items showcased on the publication’s “100 Most Requested Products” list are selected by calculating digital page views received by each product mentioned in editorial articles. This indicates emerging trends that are capturing remodelers’ interest.
Consumers may continue to see the price of lumber at retail stores drop considerably in the coming months after wholesale prices declined around 50 per cent back in June.Paul Jannke, Principle of Lumber for Forest Economic Advisors says that in March wholesale prices peaked at around $1,400 per thousand board feet (the standard unit of measure for Western Spruce-Fir-Pine lumber), but about a month ago took a nose dive.
Estimates show that there are more than 60 million existing decks in the U.S. with more than 30 million decks that are past their useful life and need to be replaced or repaired. Join NADRA for a class on Deck Evaluation / Inspection Class, Saturday, September 10, 2022. LEARN MORE AND [...]
A raised deck overlooking a pond and golf course is what convinced Koroush Khandehroo, a 47-year-old professor at the University of Regina, and his wife, Mahshad Khaniki, to buy a new townhouse in northwest Regina in 2015.For nearly five years, the couple considered the second-storey deck to be a peaceful oasis from which they could watch birds and golfers.Then, on June 22, 2020, the deck collapsed underneath them and turned their lives upside down.
Viance's own Director of Engineering and Technical Services, after winning "a combined 92 IHRA and NHRA victories, over 170 final-round appearances and was PDRA Top Dragster World Champion in 2020 " was inducted into the IHRA Hall of Fame. He also was IHRA Super Rod World Champion in 2011 and IHRA Top Dragster World Champion in 2016.