U.S. Remodeling Market Gaining Strength in Q3-2017

The remodeling market is experiencing gains, and growth is expected to continue through 2018. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and their Remodeling Market Index (RMI), the majority of remodelers surveyed are reporting that remodeling activity was higher in Q3 … Continue reading

Save the Date – Industry Expo Calendar

Earlier this week, we explored options for reusing marketing and promotional materials.  Along with repurposing promotional items for customer appreciation, they can certainly be of value at future conventions and expos.  Here are a few upcoming industry trade shows that … Continue reading

Eco-Update: Solar and Sustainability in Florida

Earlier this summer, we reviewed the latest green building efforts in Florida through South Miami’s recent commitment to solar on new and renovated structures.  Since then, there have been quite a few stories published about solar and sustainable construction efforts … Continue reading

Home Builders Helping Houston

Ways home builders (and anyone) can help residents of Houston rebuild and recover in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. You don’t have to be in Houston to know that it sustained massive flooding and damage from its recent hit by … Continue reading

Solar Required in South Miami

If you are building new homes or renovating existing residential structures in South Miami, be prepared to install solar. When we hear “solar”, most of us think of the sun, and when we think of sun, it is easy to … Continue reading

Safety Update: OSHA Launches Safe + Sound Week

Looking to demonstrate your company’s commitment to safety?  Then you may want to participate in OSHA’s first-ever “Safe and Sound” Week. While it should come as no surprise that the construction industry is one of the highest risk industries in … Continue reading

Save the Date: Industry Conventions and Expos

A list of upcoming conventions and expos designed for construction professionals. Every quarter or so, we take time to review our calendars for upcoming industry events that may be of interest to our readers.  Although exhibiting in expos requires quite … Continue reading

Industry Update: 2018 Energy Code

Although it’s constantly in progress and changes won’t be active for another year, here is a quick look at the latest on progress within the Energy Code. As you most likely already know, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is … Continue reading