Building Technology



News
April 01, 2013

A Florida House bill that says state agencies should decide on a project-by-project basis which green certification standards are used on state construction passed a subcommittee vote 12-1.

News
March 27, 2013

The 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard recently approved by the American National Standards Institute is now available for purchase through BuilderBooks.com in print and e-book formats.

Features
February 19, 2013

Structural engineer and expert framer Tim Garrison presents his assessment and recommendations from a recent framing inspection.

News
November 30, 2012

More homebuilders and buyers are raising the bar on resiliency with homes equipped to handle everything from hurricanes, tornados and man-made threats ranging from home invasion to nuclear war.

Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research

Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environ

Features
November 02, 2012

Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environmental groups met recently at the White House to discuss ways to promote green infrastructure solutions for addressing stormwater issues.

White Paper: With Component Manufacturing – And Advanced CAD Design – Contractor

White Paper: With Component Manufacturing – And Advanced CAD Design – Contractors Can Increase Volume, Without Adding Staff

Features
November 02, 2012
5 proven ways to optimize framing

5 proven ways to optimize framing

Features
August 17, 2012

Advanced framing can save materials and time while boosting your homes’ efficiencies. Here are five techniques that can be adopted independently.

Ensure durability, strength, and fewer callbacks related to your subfloors by fo

Ensure durability, strength, and fewer callbacks related to your subfloors by following these back-to-basics installation strate

Features
August 20, 2012

Ensure durability, strength, and fewer callbacks related to your subfloors by following these back-to-basics installation strategies.

IKEA, Aktiv modular home, IdeaBox, first

IKEA, Aktiv modular home, IdeaBox, first

News
March 02, 2012

IKEA shoppers can now buy an actual house from the Swedish furniture giant, which recently debuted the Aktiv modular home.

An expert engineer in wood structures identifies the most common framing mistake

An expert engineer in wood structures identifies the most common framing mistakes and offers advice on how to avoid them.

Features
February 18, 2012

An expert engineer in wood structures identifies the most common framing mistakes and offers advice on how to avoid them.

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