New York-based Testbeds is reusing visual and performance construction mock-ups in community gardens to divert them from landfills
A more efficient conditioned air distribution system optimizes zoned heating, cooling, and fresh-air ventilation equipment for ideal indoor comfort
Dumpsters overflowing with lumber are merely a symptom. To really reduce lumber waste on your jobsites, you need to address your systems
Single-family housing starts rebounded in August after falling in July, but a drop in building permits could signal a slowdown in new construction during the fall season
It's no surprise that new-home construction costs surged amid a supply-chain storm and a labor shortage mid-pandemic, but just how pricey are new residential projects?
The president of the lumber and building materials supplier talks about the chronic shortage of skilled construction labor and what it's doing to attract, train, and keep the best associates
The construction industry has battled a skilled labor shortage for over a decade, but pandemic-related challenges made recruiting new workers harder than ever before
Home builders generally do a good job with blown-in-place attic insulation but should take care with these common trouble spots to ensure a better insulation job and greater home energy efficiency
Trenching and excavating are two of the most dangerous activities in the construction industry. Know the risks and the corrective measures you should take on your jobsites to ensure crew safety
Regional builders are holding off on new construction projects as buyer demand dips, but experts worry that delayed development will add to a decades-old housing shortage
The newest iteration will include a multiplayer mode that allows players to work toward common goals on simulated construction sites
The pace of new residential construction is slowing nationwide as buyer demand falters amid fast-rising inflation
Following a sharp rise in the number of trench-related fatalities in the first six months of 2022, OSHA is increasing its worksite inspections and rolling out a number of new safety initiatives
Hourly residential building worker wages rose again in May after steady increases at the start of 2022, but will higher pay be enough to attract the next generation of skilled laborers?